Quotation Explorer - 'Author'

My whole theory of writing I can sum up in one sentence. An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterward. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
As much as I like it when a book I'm writing speeds along, the downside can be that an author becomes too eager to finish and rushes the end. The end is even more important than the first page, and rushing can damage it. - David Morrell
While an author is yet living we estimate his powers by his worst performance, and when he is dead we rate them by his best. - Samuel Johnson
Digital publishing allows an author a new platform for which the words of one heart can be shared with all souls of the world. - Molly Friedenfeld
A hundred years ago, an average teenager knew countless authors, and, a sex position or two. Today, an average teenager knows countless sex positions, and, an author or two. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
...hence the very best science fiction ultimately winds up being a collaboration between author and reader, in which both create - and enjoy it; joy is the essential and final ingredient of science fiction, the joy of discovery of newness - Philip K. Dick
I really, sincerely believe that one should trust the work, and not the author. - Peter Greenaway
Every thought is new when an author expresses it in a manner peculiar to himself. - Marquis de Vauvenargues
The science fiction author, H.G. Wells was an avid supporter of eugenics and a believer in a hierarchy of the races. - A.E. Samaan
To write what is worth publishing, to find honest people to publish it, and get sensible people to read it, are the three great difficulties in being an author. - Charles Caleb Colton
An author really ought to have nothing but flowers in the room where he works. - Gaston Leroux
Every programmer is an author. - Sercan Leylek
The average author hawks their books at many events. They are vigilant promoters, waiting for a breakthrough. They do this, or else watch their novel wither away. - Michael J. Kannengieser
I am far too often the author of terribly poor decisions. Yet I must rest in the unalterable fact that God says I am far better than what the sum total of those decisions would ever suggest. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
A writer who has perfect writing skills and zero honesty is not an author but a sales person. - Sandra Chami Kassis
And because his narrator was characterized above all by his anxiety regarding the disconnect between his internal experience and his social self-presentation, the more intensely the author worried about distinguishing himself from the narrator, the more he felt he had become him. - Ben Lerner
Never trust a fiction author. They spend countless hours making you believe in a world they created. They are among the best, most dedicated liars in the world. - James Ticknor
The author likens crisis, and particularly war, to stop motion photography in its capacity to make changes plain that are ordinarily too gradual to be seen. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
As an author, I breathe life into each and every character within the stories that I write. But it is the reader who gives them their souls. - Scott Borgman
You are the author of your success. Every day, you write another page to the chapter of success for you life. Practice at becoming an excellent person, at what you want to be best at. - Mark F. LaMoure
Books are people,'' smiled Miss Marks. ''In every book worth reading, the author is there to meet you, to establish contact with you. He takes you into his confidence and reveals his thoughts to you. - D.E. Stevenson
To write history one must be more than a man, since the author who holds the pen of this great justiciary must be free from all preoccupation of interest or vanity. - Napoléon Bonaparte
The first task of every author is to evoke emotion in their reader. You may laugh or you may cry; you may love me or you may hate me. So long as you feel something, I know that I'm doing my job. - V.L. Dreyer
If you hear voices, you’re a lunatic. If you write down what they say, you’re an author. - Dani Harper
In the search for an author [of Hebrews] we are virtually stumbling over Priscilla. No longer is it feasible to pretend she isn't there. - Ruth Hoppin
I'm an Author, not a Grammarist! - T.R. Patrick
Flowers don't tell, they show. That's the way good books should be too."--. Author of Flotsam - Stephanie Skeem
Our friendship has survived betrayals and our ambitions. Even death is afraid to come between us. Welcome back to my life." ~ Fidelis O Mkparu, author of 'Love's Affliction' ‪#‎authors‬, ‪#‎friendship‬ - Fidelis O. Mkparu
When I meet people, I no longer say "Hi, I'm , pleased to meet you." Now I say "Hi, I'm number one bestselling author . Worship me. - Derek Landy
While doing an enquiry on renowned horror author, Edgar Allen Poe I was astonished to notice how more successful his biographical books sold compared to his own books. - Chris Mentillo
An author in his book must be like God in the universe, present everywhere and visible nowhere. - Gustave Flaubert
Being human makes us one. Being uniquely ourselves makes us individual." - Nancy S. Mure, Author of Unidentical Twins - Nancy S. Mure
An author spends months writing a book, and maybe puts his heart's blood into it, and then it lies about unread till the reader has nothing else in the world to do. - W. Somerset Maugham
One of my favourite things about being an author is waking up knowing that there are worlds just waiting to be discovered and created. - C.S. Woolley
Although the author dealt some of John Bunyan's conclusions in spiritualizing the details of Solomon's Temple, he attributes to Bunyan a "consecrated ingenuity". - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Aha! Today I shall become an author! And I will auth and auth and auth and make a squillion dollars, whoopee! - Brian Jacques
A good novel, one which entices the author as much as it beckons the reader. - W.J. Raymond
You are the author of your success, daily writing a new page to the book of your life. Be inspired. Believe in yourself. Practice at becoming an excellent person at what you want. Rome wasn't built in a day, so have patience, as you build your life with success and boldness. - Mark F. LaMoure
I think I may define taste to be that faculty of the soul which discerns the beauties of an author with pleasure, and the imperfections with dislike. - Joseph Addison
My reason for being an author? Because I love to write - it fulfills me. But the fact that I entertain others by doing it is a lovely bonus. - Chasta Schneider
The author is still dead, folks!! - A. Cretan
If everyone could be a successful and rich author, there would be no point in working so hard. Where is the fun in that? - L.A. Jones
The author relates George Bernard Shaw's sentiments that polite conversation excludes the only two subjects that matter, religion and politics. - Lyle Wesley Dorsett
One of the things I love about labeling myself as an author is that I can read books and call it "researching writing styles."-- - Mike Mankoff
Do try The House by fresh new author, , it's funny, sad and very different, you'll love the characters and the stories. - Susannah Mansfield
No letter from a lover is ever more welcome, brings more joy, than a publisher's expression of interest does to a new author! - Judith Brocklehurst
You're reading one of those books in which the author is in love with the reader. My life. - Saleem Sharma
Never judge an author by her haters. - Tracy Millosovich
Wherever I am, if I've got a book with me, I have a place I can go and be happy."[Harry Potter Beyond the Page: A Virtual Author Visit with (Scholastic / Stacks webcast, October 11, 2012)] - J.K. Rowling
Being on Facebook as an Author and listing your books is like being a tiny single word in a giant dictionary! If people don’t search for you they don’t find you. They don’t take notice of you. They don’t even know you exist! Thats the hard reality of Socialmedia! - Lily Amis
Snooki is a bestselling author? Huh? What? I don't know if I should dumb down my book, shoot myself or find a publisher who'll settle for a rough draft written on a Pop-Tart and a coconut lotion handie.. - Geoffrey Hill
Put down everything that comes into your head and then you're a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff's worth, without pity, and destroy most of it."(Casual Chance, 1964) - Colette
Some men borrow books; some men steal books; and others beg presentation copies from the author. - James Jeffrey Roche
As an author I'm in my head all day and I worry that I lose touch with reality. But then my dog pees on my shoe and I know I've found it again. - Michelle M. Pillow
Be the author of your destiny. - Lailah Gifty Akita
When an author sleeps, her brain creates more stories for her pen. - Evelyn Smith
I used to always read with a pen in my hand, as if the author and I were in a conversation. - Tara Bray Smith
I think like a genius, I write like a distinguished author, and I speak like a child. - Vladimir Nabokov
Egotorial: An editorial in broadcasting or print media where the subject matter is secondary to the superficial, pretentious, or materialist ego of the author. - Grant McLachlan
I do not read a book; I hold a conversation with the author. - Elbert Hubbard
A popular author is one who writes what the people think. Genius invites them to think something else. - Ambrose Bierce
The best thing about being an author is the unspoken approval to dream while awake. - Alex G. Zarate
So many people spend years (and money) studying to be doctors, lawyers, actors, dancers, business executives and scientists - when you're an author, you can be any of these things, and you don't need a degree or certificate; all you need is an imagination, a dream and an open mind. - Rebecca McNutt
If you cannot judge a book by its cover, surely we should not judge an author by one book alone? - E.A. Bucchianeri
My author role model is Kurata Misako. I want to be rich enough to drive from room to room in my home but also down to earth enough to let squirrels live in my hair. - Christy Leigh Stewart
Persons appear to us according to the light we throw upon them from our own minds. -, author (1867-1957) - Laura Ingalls Wilder
The ashes of the past drift away on the winds of the future. ~ , Author - Ryan Mark
Having been raised in a poor family makes part of who i am, but it determines not my future nor my destiny,it doesn't define who i will become, i am a rich man, i am a winner, i am the author of my own success or failure-God forbid failure, i shall prosper-so help me God. - Kgosietsile Martin Timothy
"One cannot be a mother without first being a person; family, husband, and children should not be allowed, as is so often the case, to steal a woman’s selfhood and her dreams." Mother to Sherlock, Mycroft, and Enola Holmes by author Nancy Springer - Vannessa Anderson
When a goat likes a book, the whole book is gone,and the meaning has to go find an author again.- The Trouble With Reading - William Stafford
If a story is only what it seems to be about, then somehow the author has failed. - Edward Gorey
Your life is a screenplay, you must be the author; direct and make it a success. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Experience has taught us that we have only one enduring weapon in our struggle against mental illness: the emotional discovery of our truth about the unique history of our childhood.-, author of The Drama of The Gifted Child - Alice Miller
The only happy author in this world is he who is below the care of reputation. - Washington Irving
I believe almost every author have gone through the terribly uncomfortable period between the time of shedding the seeds of a story and waiting to see it flourish as a published book, spending hours watering and fertilizing it. This is a dreadful period, frustrating and depressing. - Ama H. Vanniarachchy
my whole authorship pertains to Christianity, to the issue: becoming a Christian, with direct and indirect polemical aim at that enormous illusion, Christendom-- Soren Kierkegaard "The Point of View for My Work as an Author, (The Single Individual) - Soren kierkagaard
An author who gives a manager or publisher any rights in his work except those immediately and specifically required for its publication or performance is for business purposes an imbecile. - George Bernard Shaw
Every man is the conscious or unconscious author of his state. - Ogwo David Emenike
I’m an author. We don’t want to lead. We don’t need to follow. We stay home and make stuff up and write it down and send it out into the world, and get inside people’s heads. Perhaps we change the world and perhaps we don’t. We never know. We just make stuff up. - Neil Gaiman
God is an author, and we are His best story. - Cier Galla
I feel an author and an illustrator weave the magic of a children's picture book together. - Sima Mittal
An author is an artist who paints a picture in the imagination of the reader. - Darrell Case
A sentence should be read as if its author, had he held a plough instead of a pen, could have drawn a furrow deep and straight to the end. - Henry David Thoreau
Q: I want to be an author when I grow up. Am I insane?": "Yes. Growing up is highly overrated. Just be an author."[Jumbo.com, 21 August 2012] - Neil Gaiman
We really learn only from those books that we cannot judge. The author of a book that we were able to judge would have to learn from us. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There was something appealing in thinking of a character with a secret life that her author knew nothing about. Slipping off while the author's back was turned, to find love in her own way. Showing up just in time to deliver the next bit of dialogue with an innocent face. - Karen Joy Fowler
I believe God intervenes in the lives of every one of us. He speaks to us in different ways and at different times so that we may know he is the author of our very personality. - Ravi Zacharias
One of the chief values reading history, this is the author, is its capacity to "provoke renegade thoughts". - Andrew Roberts
To call yourself an author takes publishing one book. To call yourself an inspirational author is the work of a lifetime that requires being constantly kicked in the stomach, only to get back up on your feet and show the world how you survived it each time. - Shannon L. Alder
I would rather be attacked than unnoticed. For the worst thing you can do to an author is to be silent as to his works. - Samuel Johnson
I realised early on that being an author is a hugely misunderstood job. - Sara Sheridan
I no longer believe that William Shakespeare the actor from Stratford was the author of the works that have been ascribed to him. - Sigmund Freud
I have finally figured out the meaning of life: there's no such thing. And that's a beautiful thing, because that means that WE get to choose it ourselves. Life has no meaning besides the meaning you give it. You are indeed the author of your destiny. So why not write a book worth reading? - Dean Bokhari
The truth is that every true admirer of the novels cherishes the happy thought that he alone - reading between the lines - has become the secret friend of their author. - Katherine Mansfield
The author of the Iliad is either Homer or, if not Homer, somebody else of the same name. - Aldous Huxley
...Every word an author writes causes ripples, like tossing a stone into a pond. And you don't know where they'll go, or who they'll touch, or when they might come back to you. I think everything you do is kind of like that, too. - Ellen Hopkins
Every so often an author comes along and changes the world. I am not that author! - Rachel Rueben
No one can command over the images of your mind but an Author can and if you won't believe on me then read my book. - Prakhar Srivastav
If you want to challenge yourself as an Author, raise the bar as a reader.- - Suzanne Steele
Unfortunately what is little recognized is that the most worthwhile scientific books are those in which the author clearly indicates what he does not know; for an author most hurts his readers by concealing difficulties. - Évariste Galois
An author is like an incompetent bricklayer - doesn't use mortar and keeps rearranging the bricks until someone tells him to stop. - Chris Everheart
A story isn't a charcoal sketch, where every stroke lies on the surface to be seen. It's an oil painting, filled with layers that the author must uncover so carefully to show its beauty. - Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
There is no good or bad author; there is only one kind of an author, that who connects with the readers. - Saru Singhal
Nothing is illegal if one hundred businessmen decide to do it. -, author, civil rights activist, US congressman, mayor, and UN ambassador (b. 1932) - Andrew Young
If life is a poem, be the poet. If life is a story, be the author. If life is an adventure, be the hero. To live any other way is a waste of this experience we call life. - Steve Maraboli
An undaunted author, is the one who will succeed. There is no misfortune, that can dim their optimism. - Mary Sage Nguyen
You have the power to turn your negatives into positives. - Author - Mahogany Law
Some people build houses, buildings. I don't. I build stories. ~ , Author - Ryan Mark
My main reason for adopting literature as a profession was that, as the author is never seen by his clients, he need not dress respectably. - George Bernard Shaw
I do not care a fig for any woman that knows even what an author means. - William Hazlitt
There is something fascinatingly awkward about an author photo. I'm drawn to those glossy shots in the back of books, mostly because the subjects never look happy to be there. - Pamela Ribon
You are the only author of your book that matters. - Suzette Hinton
The wondrous God is the author of souls. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Every author, however modest, keeps a most outrageous vanity chained like a madman in the padded cell of his breast. - Logan Pearsall Smith
I believe that a writer is a person who writes. An author is a person who has written. - Dean Wesley Smith
I welcome reviews from all readers. I take criticism well; but please . . . no comments on my author face! - C.C. Alma
Why do people always expect authors to answer questions? I am an author because I want to ask questions. If I had answers, I'd be a politician. - Eugène Ionesco
Crammed among the stacks of books in his room, the author treated literature as if each book were a window in a city of unstable skyscrapers, and he was the window-washer tasked with the impossible job of cleaning them all. - From "Pageturner" in 365 Tomorrows - Joseph Patrick Pascale
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but it is up to the author to write those thousand words. - Richard Petracca
As an author, I want to write what I’m inspired to write. Not what my readers want me to write. I feel like the books will ultimately be better if my heart is fully into what I’m writing. - Colleen Hoover
All worthy work is open to interpretations the author did not intend. Art isn't your pet -- it's your kid. It grows up and talks back to you. - Joss Whedon
When people read his books they have an uncontrollable desire to hang the author in the town square. I can’t think of a higher honor for a writer. - Roberto Bolaño
Writing is storytelling and all of us are authors, not just of words but of reality. You are the author of your life, so go out and live! Then never quit writing about it! - Ben Mikaelsen
We have the power of the pen to write the next chapter, and the privilege to author the page in whatever fashion we choose. Yet, seldom do we understand the power of the pen and the privilege of the page. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
One of life's quiet excitements is to stand somewhat apart from yourself and watch yourself softly becoming the author of something beautiful, even if it is only falling ash. - Norman Maclean
No one has a favorite book - they just fall in love with the spell the author put into the pages. - McKenna Paulson
Being an author, writing a book was great fun. Publishing and marketing, not so fun. - Wynne Stevens
Osborn was a founding partner of the advertising agency Batten, Barton, Durstine, and Osborn (BBDO), but it was as an author that he really made his mark, beginning with the day in 1938 that a magazine editor invited him to lunch and asked what his hobby was. Imagination, replied Osborn. - Susan Cain
Being a writer is a gift, being an author is amazing, becoming a best seller is everyone's dream - LaQuita Cameron
I am an Author a person who plays with words so they can dance in the minds of others - Stanley Victor Paskavci
Sizing up succinctly his lack of formal education compared with his determination to learn from others, the author writes, "I went to college with every person I ever met. - Chris Gardner
There is not less wit nor less invention in applying rightly a thought one finds in a book, than in being the first author of that thought. - Pierre Bayle
i live on my books. on my writings, i live on my royalties: the percentage an author recieves on each sold copy. and i am proud of it. i am so even though such percentage is small or i should say irrelevant. - Oriana Fallaci
make only your trust in God; His author must surely finish his work. Hold on! - oladosu feyikogbon
ALL EXCUSES must be FOUGHT by taking ACTION against the THOUGHT. ~ Author - Mammy Oaklee
We don't need to be a pro photographer for making a photo or an experienced author for making quotes, everyone can make photos and quotes. - Glad Munaiseche
It is usually unbearably painful to read a book by an author who knows way less than you do, unless the book is a novel. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Try being an indie author, a minority author, a woman, and a person with health issues in the world of traditional - that's where you are clearly 'different' and marginalized. I am all of that, yet I am still here and smiling. Life is good! - Kailin Gow
There's a lot going on in Marquis' book, as the author smartly builds off a solid premise...A fresh concept and protagonist that breathe life into a conventional but exciting actioner."-- - Kirkus Reviews
Maligned –powerfully-drawn characters acting out a disturbing view of our future. -David Compton, New York Times Best-Selling author - Kathleen Papajohn
Two questions form the foundation of all novels: "What if?" and "What next?" (A third question, "What now?", is one the author asks himself every 10 minutes or so; but it's more a cry than a question.) Every novel begins with the speculative question, What if "X" happened? That's how you start. - Tom Clancy
The author relates by way of illustration that the human heart contains both a throne and a cross. If we occupy the one, Jesus occupies the other. - A.W. Tozer
Too large a proportion of recent "mathematical" economics are mere concoctions, as imprecise as the initial assumptions they rest on, which allow the author to lose sight of the complexities and interdependencies of the real world in a maze of pretentious and unhelpful symbols. - John Maynard Keynes
There is no God, Nature sufficeth unto herself; in no wise hath she need of an author. - Marquis de Sade
...I happen to be the kind of author who in starting to work on a book has no purpose than to get rid of that book.... - Vladimir Nabokov
Egotorial: An editorial in broadcasting or print media where the subject matter is secondary to the superficial, pretentious, antagonistic, or materialistic ego of the author. - Grant McLachlan
I am an Author a person that plays with words that dance in the minds of others - Stanley Victor Paskavich
You are the author of your own destiny; write yourself into history books. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Life is the greatest author of us all, for it writes the very best and very worst of all tales & stories... - Andrè Michael Pietroschek
Like any author worth a shit - she parted with a piece of her soul. - C.J. Roberts
There's a word for an author who doesn't give up... published. - J.A. Konrath
To be a writer - write! To be an author - publish! To be a bestselling author - never stop writing! - David Maxwell
American consumers benefit from disparity & exploitation. I benefit from disparity & exploitation & so does my family. there is no way to be a consumer in this country without causing pain" --casey gray - author of Discount - & my New HERO - Casey Gray
The problem with being an author in this modern world is such: computers break often; books don't - Emma Iadanza
Every individual is an author in himself. It is only that he falls short of words to express; list of stories. - Aniruddha Sastikar
If you are an author and give one of your books to a member of the upper class, you must never expect him to read it. - Paul Fussell
We don't read novels to have an experience like life. Heck, we're living lives, complete with all the incompleteness. We turn to fiction to have an author assure us that it means something. - Orson Scott Card
A classic is classic not because it conforms to certain structural rules, or fits certain definitions (of which its author had quite probably never heard). It is classic because of a certain eternal and irrepressible freshness. - Edith Wharton
Every author really wants to have letters printed in the paper. Unable to make the grade, he drops down a rung of the ladder and writes novels. - P.G. Wodehouse
No matter what genre of Author you are, the true merit of your work lies not within what dreams you inspire in others with your work, but who you help to to achieve their dreams. Author Jude Ouvrard has gone over and beyond, as had Author Anna Othitis in that department. - Books On Fire Tour
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations. - Charles de Montesquieu
Your favorite author knows you too well, without knowing you at all. - Vanshika Dhyani
In truth, ideas and principles are independent of men; the application of them and their illustration is man's duty and merit. The time will come when the author of a view shall be set aside, and the view only taken cognizance of. This will be the millennium of Science. - Edward Forbes
There is this unwritten contract between author and reader and I think not ending your book kind of violates that contract.
An author is similar to an actor. They play many characters in their lives—photographer, nurse, dancer, doctor, writer, etc. As an author, you have to learn your craft, know each and every element to become that character you’re writing about to be able to live and breathe what they do. - Mischa Temaul
Where Norman Rockwell is the Artist for the man on the street, O'Henry is his author. - Sonia Rumzi
An author is like a jeweller, with words as their gemstones and imagination the precious metals. - Steve K. Smy
She inhaled a worry. She exhaled a prayer." , author - Mary Lou Quinlan
I am also an author. Please check out my novel, A Life Worth Dreaming About. - Nicholas Dettmann
I love being an author - its the first job I've ever had where I'm paid to daydream. - Greig Beck
The test of an author is not to be found merely in the number of his phrases that pass current in the corner of newspapers...but in the number of passages that have really taken root in younger minds.
Have you ever observed that we pay much more attention to a wise passage when it is quoted than when we read it in the original author? - Philip G. Hamerton
And every place and time an author writes about is imaginary, from Oz to Raymond Chandler's L.A. to Dickens's London. - Connie Willis
Self-publishing a shitty book doesn't make you an author any more than singing in the shower makes you a rockstar or squeezing your pimple makes you a dermatologist. - Oliver Markus
Never annoy an inspirational author or you will become the poison in her pen and the villian in every one of her books. - Shannon L. Alder
The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself. - Eleanor Roosevelt
A good story is a dream shared by the author and the reader. Anything that wakes the reader from the dream is a mortal sin. - Victor J. Banis
Remain humble in your journey as an author and your audience will embrace you. Remain grateful for every publicity opportunity that comes your way, and the media will embrace you. - Linda F. Radke
The author of true, real and rare wisdom is God; ask Him! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
One kind of good book should leave you asking: how did the author know that about me? - Alain de Botton
But above all, an author must write passionately and edit passionately. - Paul Collins
The author must keep his mouth shut when his work starts to speak. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The calling of an author is more than just to entertain, but also to share ones experiences with the world. - M.J. Stoddard
I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good. - Seneca
If you can't be an author, be a book - Sivaprakash Sidhu Sivaprakash G Sivaprakash Gopal, sivaprakash sidhu, sivaprakash, sivaprakash, sidh
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero, but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author. It does much more than that, it tells us the truth about its readers; and, oddly enough, it tells us this all the more the more cynical and immoral be the motive of its manufacture. - G.K. Chesterton
Every man is an author - an author of his state. - Ogwo David Emenike
Crammed among the stacks of books in his room, the author treated literature as if each book were a window in a city of unstable skyscrapers, and he was the window-washer tasked with the impossible job of cleaning them all. - from Pageturner in 365 Tomorrows - Joseph Patrick Pascale
Reading a book is an intimate experience that can change people's lives in profound ways. It also changes the life of its author. - Mayra Mejia
Quotation is the highest compliment you can pay an author. - Samuel Johnson
God is the Master Author of your life. He has written every page of your life story in His eternal book. It's up to you to turn up the pages and move on with the next chapter or just get yourself stuck in the same content over and over again."- Elizabeth's Quotes - Elizabeth E. Castillo
Don't patronize the chain bookstores. Every time I see some author scheduled to read and sign his books at a chain bookstore, I feel like telling him he's stabbing the independent bookstores in the back. - Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Through writing, an author opens the window of his heart through which a reader can see the inner self of the author. - Debasish Mridha
To you I am neither man nor woman. I come before you as an author only. It is the sole standard by which you have a right to judge me--the sole ground on which I accept your judgment. - Charlotte Brontë
Originality, not Intelligence, is the sign of a brilliant Author. All the Education in the world won't help someone who can't think for themselves. - A.M. Sawyer
The first thing I ever learned in roller derby is to fall, and in the author world I believe that same rule applies. - Elizabeth J. Kolodziej
You Don't Have To Be The Best Writer In The World To Become A Successful Author. However, You Do Need To Sell Lots of Books. - Chris Mentillo
If Fran Lebowitz and Ian Fleming had blessed the world with a love child it would have been author J. Fields Jr. - Edward Medina
There is no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream. -- Author unknown - Shelley K. Wall
Remember if you write, write, write, you can never be wrong."--- Author of Flotsam - Stephanie Skeem
A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author. - G. K. Chesterton
The author who benefits you most is not the one who tells you something you did not know before, but the one who gives expression to the truth that has been dumbly struggling in you for utterance. - Oswald Chambers
I've always been led to believe that the ultimate goal for an author is the movie deal. Now I understand that the movie deal is merely a MEANS TO A MUCH HIGHER END: NAIL POLISH. - Kristin Cashore
No price is too high to pay, to be the author of your fate. - Johnathan Jena
Author challenges parents to bridge the gap with maturing, more independent kids with what he calls "Knock and Pray". He says parents should invite their kids to unscheduled times to "pray... big". - Jay Payleitner
All life`s achievements proceed from the Author of life. - Sunday Adelaja
Just read The Virtue of Minding Your Own Business. Oh my, what currents run deep! Beautifully seen, beautifully told. Praise praise praise . . . Pardon my French, but you are one darn major American writer!"---, author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull and Illusions, on Sandcastle and Other Stories - Richard Bach
Being human makes us one. Be uniquely ourselves makes us individual." - Nancy S. Mure, Author of Unidentical Twins - Nancy S. Mure
This is the funniest book I’ve ever held in my hands. --, Pulitzer Prize winning humorist and author says about Radical Sabbatical - Dave Barry
Admire and adore the Author of the telescopic universe, love and esteem the work, do all in your power to lessen ill, and increase good, but never assume to comprehend. - John Adams
‎"You are the author for your life and you only get one chance to leave a beautiful mark. - L.M. Fields
An editor should tell the author his writing is better than it is. Not a lot better, a little better. - T.S. Eliot
A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition. -, author (1895-1983) - Jose Bergamin
I have enormous respect for the reader. They are able to take symbols from a page that an author has invented, and turn them into images in their minds that create an enduring story. If that’s not artistry, I don’t know what is. - Lynette Willows
Never ask me to reach for the moon when all I want is to hold your hand." -- Fidelis O Mkparu, author of 'Love's Affliction - Fidelis O. Mkparu
I do not believe the expenditure of $2.50 for a book entitles the purchaser to the personal friendship of the author. - Evelyn Waugh
I esteem understanding and subtlety highly, but I consider that they have been put to ill use in the greater part of work, where the author studies things of little use...{Writing about Isaac Newton} Christiaan Huygens - his
No absolute changes in life, you just discover another aspect of you each day" ~ Fidelis O Mkparu, author of 'Love's Affliction - Fidelis O. Mkparu
For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite fault, to speak as he writes; for this gives a pedantic effect to what he says, and at the same time makes him hardly intelligible - Arthur Schopenhauer
One difference between the Bible and the Constitution is that we can still talk to the author of the Bible to discover original intent. - Ron Brackin
Reading a book makes a conversation with the author (Robin Sharma on The Cure For Fear - Robin Sharma) - Deyth Banger
If you steal from one author, it's plagiarism; if you steal from many, it's research. - Wilson Mizner
A work of fiction should be, for its author, a journey into the unknown, and the prose should convey the difficulties of the journey. - Anthony Burgess
The literature [Nobel] laureate of this year has said that an author can do anything as long as his readers believe him.A scientist cannot do anything that is not checked and rechecked by scientists of this network before it is accepted. - Sune Bergström
A famous author is a promoter who never quit. - Kristin James
Our lives are a novel being written. We are its author. Every action we encounter and every person we meet has a role and a place in our ultimate story. It is in our control to decide the level of how, who and what impacts us and how large a role we decide to assign each. - Mark W. Boyer
If you review on GoodReads - make sure you review on Amazon as well!! Help out an author and leave an Amazon review! - Aimee Brown
I have been an author for 20 years and an ass for 55. - Mark Twain
The way a book is read- which is to say,the qualities a reader brings to a book- can have as much to do with its worth as anything the author puts into it. - Norman Cousins
Every reader can live One Thousand and One Lives; every fiction author can have One Thousand and One Masks, and their talent can have One Thousand and One Facets. - Lara Biyuts
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