Quotation Explorer - 'Authors'

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more. - Sir Winston Churchill
Copywriters, journalists, mainstream authors, ghostwriters, bloggers and advertising creatives have as much right to think of themselves as good writers as academics, poets, or literary novelists. - Sara Sheridan
There's something more surprising than becoming a bestseller, and that's receiving messages of hate by other fellow authors. - Daniel Marques
Were it offered to my choice, I should have no objection to a repetition of the same life from its beginning, only asking the advantages authors have in a second edition to correct some faults in the first. - Benjamin Franklin
Authors are but the instrument to be played. The art is inside them, but many people help create it. - Love The Stacks Bookstore
Writing is a vessel...with readers the ocean and authors as its sails... - William Petersen
Indie authors write, design, sell. Like magic, skip one and you make must read vanish. - Temple Emmet Williams
Age appears best in four things: old wood to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust and old authors to read. - Francis Bacon
We ourselve are the authors of almost all our woes and griefs, of which we so unreasonably complain. - Giacomo Casanova
True authors don't write for fame or to make a name or money, they write to make impact - Bernard Kelvin Clive
My quotes are being used in other authors creations. To be recognized while I'm alive has surpassed my expectations - Stanley Victor Paskavich
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
Authors must spend months, years making fantasy believable in a single work while reality runs rampant and complete chaos elsewhere. - Don Roff
Good authors worry about genres great authors don't. - Frank X. Gaspar
Quotations (such as have point and lack triteness) from the great old authors are an act of reverence on the part of the quoter, and a blessing to a public grown superficial and external.
The reading of all good books is indeed like a conversation with the noblest men of past centuries who were the authors of them, nay a carefully studied conversation, in which they reveal to us none but the best of their thoughts. - Rene Descartes
Great novels are always a little more intelligent than their authors. - Milan Kundera
Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons. - Robertson Davies
Authors are supernatural beings. They exist in the world, also in worlds they create, and in the worlds of other authors they read. - Lani Brown
Our life is a blank book and we are the authors......... Write and shape your story as much as the mind can imagine it - Jason Calder
We are the authors of the stories our soul unfolds. - Jodi Livon
OBLIVION, n. The state or condition in which the wicked cease from struggling and the dreary are at rest. Fame's eternal dumping ground. Cold storage for high hopes. A place where ambitious authors meet their works without pride and their betters without envy. A dormitory without an alarm clock. - Ambrose Bierce
Authors are the closest thing man would come to understanding God. It is a remarkable thing to conjure up a life and create its story. - Palle Oswald
Different authors have different points of view. You can't just say, 'I believe in the Bible. - Bart D. Ehrman
Which is my favourite author??You have mistake it must be authors I have a lot of favourite authors, which is my book, opps again a mistake, it must be books... - Deyth Banger
We are the authors of our destinies. No one can see the vision any clearer, believe in and work any harder to make it a reality more than the visionary. - Nike Campbell-Fatoki
All Authors come from the unified countrynent known as Australia. Authors live in the future where love is external. - Will Advise
Only mothers will ever know the true struggle and sacrifice it takes to create life. Authors come in at a close second. - R.P. Falconer
Read. Read. Read. Just don't read one type of book. Read different books by various authors so that you develop different style. - R.L. Stine
There are authors who write to communicate, there are authors who write to impress themselves. - Mark S. Hertzog
[Science fiction is] out in the mainstream now. You can tell by the way mainstream literary authors pillage SF while denying they're writing it! - Terry Pratchett
The more I know about God, I am convinced He likes to read books and authors are His librarians. Every soul is a story waiting to be read. - Shannon L. Alder
Elevation Book Publishing drives each book to their highest peak and afford authors the opportunity to rise to their full potential. We create thriving partnerships. - Rhonda Wilson
The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people. - Walt Whitman
We all have a place within us, that would like to rewrite the way our life was written out for us....That's why people want to become authors. - Tracie Molton
Artist paint images unseen, musicians create sounds that emerge from silence, and authors write from a synthetic point of view about a world that can never exist. - Carl Henegan
they say that girls are the ones who want fairy tail endings, but then again, who are the authors of fairy tales? mostly men... - Alina Radoi
Authors always carry a means for scribbling and an excuse for pausing, often inopportunely, to record those fleeting sparks of creative fancy that might otherwise vanish like a wisp in the wind if ignored. Writing is a jealous and needy lover. - Richelle E. Goodrich
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
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
The trouble when people stop believing in God is not that they thereafter believe in nothing; it is that they thereafter believe in anything. In this century, 'anything' has included Hitler, Stalin and Mao, authors of the great genocidal madnesses of our time. - Charles Krauthammer
You have a very open relationship with your fans.""Yes. We have an open relationship. Obviously they can see other authors if they want, and I can see other readers. - Neil Gaiman
We are all the authors of our own fates; but we have gotten so lost in the technicalities of forming letters and stringing words together that we've forgotten what it really means to write. - Cristen Rodgers
Novels are readOr their authors are blue.Support Indie writers:Buy their books, post reviews! - Cheri Gillard
This does not make the authors of those narratives liars; it makes them servants of fallible human memory and perception. - Tom Bissell
Authors do not choose a story to write, the story chooses us. - Richard P. Denney
Somebody who only reads newspapers and at best books of contemporary authors looks to me like an extremely near-sighted person who scorns eyeglasses. He is completely dependent on the prejudices and fashions of his times, since he never gets to see or hear anything else. - Albert Einstein
Critics are to authors what dogs are to lamp-posts. - Jeffrey Robinson
There is a brilliant novel in all of us. Some imagine it…others live it. Authors dwell in an auspicious life by having the ability to fuse the two. - Carl Henegan
What is it about us lady authors and our fascination for the exclamation mark? - E.A. Bucchianeri
Nothing leaves a scar upon an Authors heart more than a book they've written with purpose going unread. - Mark W. Boyer
A study in the Washington Post says that women havebetter verbal skills than men. I just want to say to the authors of that study: 'Duh. - Conan O'Brien
Authors - trust in your vision. - V.M. Sawh
Everyone writes the book he or she loves to read. Great authors write the books others love to read. - Chuck Miceli
The problem with taxation is that authors can't write off whiskey as a business expense. - Bryan Way
Before publishers' blurbs were invented, authors had to make their reputations by writing. - Laurence J. Peter
Authors are sick people. - Sarah M. Eden
All authors go to heaven; we have paid our dues on earth by choosing to the hellish career of writing - Carl Henegan
In comparing various authors with one another, I have discovered that some of the gravest and latest writers have transcribed, word for word, from former works, without making acknowledgment. - Pliny the Elder
Jane Austen is the pinnacle to which all other authors aspire. - J. K. Rowling
Fantasy stories will always be popular, as there are always readers who are willing to escape, freely, to the worlds that the authors create, and spend time with the characters we give life to. - Jason Ellis
Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one. - Salman Rushdie
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