Quotation Explorer - 'Paper'

Don’t know where to begin writing? Just throw up on paper. - Carolyn V. Hamilton
This paper, by its very length, defends itself from ever being read. - Winston S. Churchill
Yet I am not writing with ordinary ink, but with red blood that dripsfrom my heart. All its wounds long scarred over have opened and itthrobs and hurts, and now and then a tear falls on the paper. - Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
Some kid asked what a dilemma is. And I replied: When a starving man has to choose between a plate of food, and, a roll of toilet paper. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
It's one thing to admire a man's work. It's another to get your picture in the paper doing it." General Clayton - M*A*S*H Episode Guide Team
Without doubt one always looks more carefully at what one believes must be seen by many than at what one does only for oneself, and often the things that have seemed to me to be true when I began to concieve them have appeared false to me when I wanted to put them on paper. - Rene Descartes
What would I look like if everything that I am, no secrets, was put on paper? Would I be horrifying? - Jackie Blue
One of the problems with being a writer is that all of your idiocies are still in print somewhere. I strongly support paper recycling. - P.J. O'Rourke
A blank piece of paper is God's way of telling us how hard it is to be God. - Sidney Sheldon
Always carry a notebook. And I mean always. The short-term memory only retains information for three minutes; unless it is committed to paper you can lose an idea for ever. - Will Self
I can weave words together and create magic,it's like knitting and crocheting words with pen and paper, some call it Poetry. - Charmaine J. Forde
The more I write the more I learn about writing. It is easy to say what looks good or sound good on paper until you experience it for yourself. - Jeanette Michelle
When I was a kid I loved wall paper it added a lot of fiber to my paint chips. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on. - Samuel Goldwyn
NEWSPAPER: What great paper is the Earth; what a typeface is the Day; what ink is the Night! Everyone prints, everyone reads; no one understands. - Xavier Forneret
To paint an image and to write a poem, is to reclaim the dignity and personal joy...it is an invitation for my creative contemplation of an opened mind...it is a storytelling venture on a blank page of paper and white canvases...it is reclaiming my life. - Isabella Koldras, Reclaiming my Life.
My thoughts and imaginations are little seeds. I want them to grow tall and strong like a tree. I plant them in the soil of paper and let them grow to shade and support the world with beauty, love, joy. - Debasish Mridha
Whatever unspeakable act done to you, write it down, read it, then ball up the paper & sling it hard into the wall. Expunge it from your soul - Ace Antonio Hall
The worst thing you can do is censor yourself as the pencil hits the paper. You must not edit until you get it all on paper. If you can put everything down, stream-of-consciousness, you'll do yourself a service. - Stephen Sondheim
Don't take purposeless people as your leaders. Their life is like an empty book with a nice cover paper and you have attempted to buy it. Of which use will it be to you for you to read blank pages. - Israelmore Ayivor
Money, is just paper that will burn with the judgement, but a mindset for the truth, is like a fountain of waters that will carry them through. - Anthony Liccione
Fighting to fit in. Confidence is paper thin. - Tony Alfonso
A thing can be fine on paper but utterly crummy in the field. - Robert A. Heinlein
Words are the litmus paper of the minds. If you find yourself in the power of someone who will use the word "commence" in cold blood, go somewhere else very quickly. But if they say "Enter", don't stop to pack. - Terry Pratchett
The lines gradually become their own demiurges and, like some witless yet miraculous participant, I witness the birth on paper of sentences that have eluded my will and appear in spite of me on the sheet, teaching me something that I neither knew nor thought I might want to know. - Muriel Barbery
The details of my thoughts bled into thin pieces of paper, spread across miles to touch hearts of the people; who've lost their truest homes- themselves. - Nikki Rowe
With dark raven paper and twinkling white ink, I wrote my heart in the night’s sky. - Shannon L. Alder
Like a warrior in the battlefield, a writer must endeavour to use his pen to stamp the paper with his identity. - Ogwo David Emenike
May I kiss you then? On this miserable paper? I might as well open the window and kiss the night air. - Franz Kafka
A letter to the beloved is like the ink kissing the paper. (Une lettre à l'aimée, c'est - L'encre embrassant le papier) - Charles de Leusse
It begins with a character, usually, and once he stands up on his feet and begins to move, all I can do is trot along behind him with a paper and pencil trying to keep up long enough to put down what he says and does. - William Faulkner
My life was a blank paper, until you came to rhyme with words & make it a poetry book. - Akansh Malik
The paper burns, but the words fly free. - Akiba Ben Joseph
I was a weird little kid. I was very irritable, bored, frustrated. I felt my imagination bubbling inside my head without having any way to express itself. Given a crayon and paper, I would not draw a train or a house. I would draw these monsters, beasts and demons. - Clive Barker
Words raced thru his mind and his fingers ached to capture them all on paper. - Eveli Acosta
One writes to make a home for oneself, on paper, in time and in others' minds. - Alfred Kazin
There is something about just setting the pen to paper that lifts me and helps to focus my energy and thoughts. - Susan Elaine Jenkins
The United States has never been in a united state, it has never been a united state. It never will. Lines on screens and paper do not change that. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
If they give you ruled paper, write the other way. - Juan Ramón Jiménez
Hana: What on Earth is a 'barbeque'? Hel: A primitive tribal ritual featuring paper plates, elbows, flying insects, encrusted meat, hush puppies, and beer. Hana: I daren't ask what a 'hush puppy' is. Hel: Don't.
I write down everything I want to remember. That way, instead of spending a lot of time trying to remember what it is I wrote down, I spend the time looking for the paper I wrote it down on. - Beryl Pfizer
It is all very well, when the pen flows, but then there are the dark days when imagination deserts one, and it is an effort to put anything down on paper. That little you have achieved stares at you at the end of the day, and you know the next morning you will have to scrape it down and start again. - Elizabeth Aston
When you pour out words from your heart to your lover, make sure they aren't on a paper vessel and lost to the wind. - Dixie Waters
I'm a crumbled up piece of paper lying here, 'cause I remember it all too well - Taylor Swift
Stamp-collectors are a strange, silent fish-like breed, of all ages, but only of the male sex; women, apparently, fail to see the peculiar charm of gumming bits of coloured paper into albums. - George Orwell
Ti­tles are granted or in­her­ited, no­bil­ity isn't. Whatever paper we receive, be it of material or immaterial value it will never exceed the value of your character being loved by people! - Akilnathan Logeswaran
Whenever you are depressed ,write your signature on a paper and write and write finally you ll have pain in you hand than your mind. - pavankumar nagaraj
Life before consciousness was like blank paper, so be it. - Santosh Kalwar
It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper. - Rod Serling
A specification that will not fit on one page of 8.5x11 inch paper cannot be understood. - Mark Ardis
Today you can go to a gas station and find the cash register open and the toilets locked. They must think toilet paper is worth more than money. - Joey Bishop
Fame lost its appeal for me when I went into a public restroom and an autograph seeker handed me a pen and paper under the stall door. - Marlo Thomas
Like a bird, my thoughts were flying away so I became a writer to cage my thoughts with paper and pen. You should not call me a writer but rather a catcher of thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward. - Amelia Earhart
Life provides the substance for poetry we just have to put it to paper - Sondra Tinnin
We often learn to just earn dirty paper and forget to gain the wisdom needed to earn a life. - Debasish Mridha
Each day hands me a clean sheet of paper upon which to write. Therefore, I would be wise to write without ever having the need to erase. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Lying is not a sin, since there has never been a law-maker or philosopher who could determine what truth is. I lie for the fun of it. I lie for the fear of the gravity of life. I lie out of boredom. How can anyone who has more fantasy than the Catholic evening paper get by without lying? - Iwan Goll
Create a guidebook of creative dreamsYou can use a blank book or just blank paper clipped together. Put photographs or scraps from magazines in that represent your creative dreams. Draw, scribble, or paint in between the images. Make a list of creative dreams you've thought of or admire in others. - S.A.R.K.
Authentic kindness has a power greater than rock, paper and scissors combined. - Toni Sorenson
Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression. The chasm is never completely bridged. We all have the conviction, perhaps illusory, that we have much more to say than appears on the paper. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
Calligraphy is an art form that uses ink and a brush to express the very souls of words on paper. - Kaoru Akagawa
This is our skin and nobody has the right to crumple us like a paper only to find another skin to write on, and then another, ruining people like they’re pages, like they are somehow replaceable. Because that will only leave our delicate and fragile selves into a tattered mess. - Heema Shirvaikar
They still had sexual relations with another, slept in the same bed, shared kisses and intimacy and matrimonial fluid, however both were not married to each other in that sense, although there was a piece of paper that said otherwise. - Keira D. Skye
You know your heart and soul are stapled to that manuscript, but what we see are the words on the paper - Teresa Nielsen Haydense
Writing is easy. All you do is stare at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead. - Gene Fowler
A book tightly shut is but a block of paper. - Chinese Proverb
Timmy, who made a daring escape, also made a mistake of paying the taxi driver with a check made out of toilet paper. - Janet Frame
I write description in longhand because that's hardest for me and you're closer to the paper when you work by hand, but I use the typewriter for dialogue because people speak like a typewriter works. - Ernest Hemingway
A verbal contract is worth about as much as the paper it's written on. - Samuel Goldwyn
This sheaf of paper with gaudy cover glued to the spine is not the book. The book is not an object on the table, it is an event in the readers mind.... The book, therefore is only finished when someone reads it. - Lois McMaster Bujold
From an author's point of view, the most painful and dangerous weapon ain't no gun or blade, but a piece of paper with the word rejected on it. - Anonymous
A writer fills the paper with the pictures of perception, experience, and feeling of real and imaginative lives. - Debasish Mridha
A daydreamer is a writer just waiting for pen and paper. - Richelle E. Goodrich
My perfect day is sitting in a room with some blank paper. That's heaven. That's gold and anything else is just a waste of time. - Cormac McCarthy
War soaks into your bones, drills down into the marrow like a parasite. It blots your life like ink spilled on snow white paper, and it has its perils even long after you've given it up. - Christopher Johnson
Brown paper represents the primal twilight of the first toil of creation, and with a bright-coloured chalk or two you can pick out points of fire in it, sparks of gold, and blood-red, and sea-green, like the first fierce stars that sprang out of divine darkness. - G.K. Chesterton
He asked, "What makes a man a writer?" "Well," I said, "it's simple. You either get it down on paper, or jump off a bridge. - Charles Bukowski
I'm glad I don't have to explain to a man from Mars why each day I set fire to dozens of little pieces of paper, and then put them in my mouth. - Mignon McLaughlin
On his examination paper a boy wrote, "A natural death is where you die by yourself without a doctor's help.
I don't believe in writer's block. Who can function working seven days a week at job. It's the same with writing. Take a break and let the words come to you. It rarely comes if you force it and if it does, you'll probably regret what you wrote down on paper. - Lillian R. Melendez
Sometimes, I marvel at the wonderof how graceful words seem to appearpen to paper; in others' handsAnd I think to myself-oh, how obsolete my existence is,to be unable to do the same. - Joy Chua
College = A place where you spend a ton of money for a piece of paper that says you're qualified. - Korey Miracle
If the voices in your head make you cry, you're a lunatic. Put their words on paper, and you're a writer. - D. VonThaer
Some photographers could vomit on a piece of paper and call it art, you know... Hang it in the Guggenheim, or whatever. Sell a print for two hundred pounds? But I can't do that. I just-- Maybe I have too much respect for walls... or something. - Pansy Schneider-Horst
I caused my husband's heart attack. In the middle of lovemaking I took the paper bag off my head. He dropped the Polaroid and keeled over and so did the hooker. It would have taken me half an hour to untie myself and call the paramedics, but fortunately the Great Dane could dial. - Joan Rivers
To most, being locked away in solitary with nothing but pen and paper would prove a hard punishment. What a strange creature who views this as heaven. - Richelle E. Goodrich
The personal screenplay- where you dive into the terrifying depths of your soul, unearth the most intimate details about yourself, and put it on paper for the world to see. Proceed with caution, for madness lies ahead. - A.D. Posey
You can only write by putting words on a paper one at a time. - Sandra Brown
If the truth be known coronary artery disease is a toothless paper tiger that need never ever exist and if it does exist it need never ever progress. - Dr. Esselstyn
We all write stories in our minds, but only few have the courage to put them on paper. - Sabine Shah
She found as always that words on paper proved themselves; they were so beautifully true. - Robert A. Heinlein
It seems my heart is made of tissue paper; I wish the world would handle it more delicately. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Confidence is a pencil best sharpened with paper. - Kale Burton
Authority could derive from passion, not pieces of paper. - Daniel Mendelsohn
...and without love, one is a dead man on furlough, nothing but a scrap of paper with a few dates and a chance name on it, and we as well die. - Erich Maria Remarque
We place memories on pieces of paper to know they will always exist. - Nathan Filer
It was only much later that he was made flesh and blood [in the Gospels] on paper. Thus Christ was created as a literary creation. - Paul Louis Couchoud
Arithmetic is numbers you squeeze from your head to your hand to your pencil to your paper until you get the right answer. - Carl Sandburg
Just as "normal" as anyone... only I write my thoughts out on paper & illustrate a world of Romance in your mind as you read my creations. ~ A. L. Woodz - Angel L. Woodz
She wrote a long letter on a short piece of paper - travel schedule
If I were a pattern, I would be the pattern of paint that a bird would make if you dipped a bird’s wings in watercolour and then set the bird loose inside a paper lantern. I’m pretty sure that’s it! - C. JoyBell C.
Words of war, on a piece of paper. Where peace is torn off, crumbled and toss in the waste basket. - Anthony Liccione
ITS NEVER WAISTED PAPER WHEN YOU KNOW ITS GOING TO BE SOMETHING THE WOULD WILL NEVER FORGET. - LORINDA MONRREAL
I am a creator, writing like the wind, I carry the weight of a future world in the barrel of a pen, etching my characters into the paper with life giving ink so my dreams and reality might finally meet. - L.M. Fields
Numbered are the daysof hunger stricken straysa woman's curving tastea paper police state. - Virginia Petrucci
They don't know your heart. Don't let them tell you who you are, what you can do. Heart cannot be put on a piece of paper... They can see you as short, thin, black or white, but they can not see your heart. The most powerful engine...The most important think you have to have is heart. - Csaba Gabor-B.
The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape... - Pablo Picasso
A man who could build a church, as one may say, by squinting at a sheet of paper. - Charles Dickens
You're writing every moment in your mind but not putting it down on paper. Write your thoughts; it will be beautiful. - Debasish Mridha
I can say that what you know is just a nothing or let's say thats some kind a small of peace of paper. I also know like you... or probably little more but it's nothing compared to everything. - Deyth Banger
Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart - William Wordsworth
No my friend, darkness is not everywhere, for here and there I find faces illuminated from within; paper lanterns among the dark trees. - Carole Borges
Children make up the best songs, anyway. Better than grown-ups. Kids are always working on songs and throwing them away, like little origami things or paper airplanes. They don't care if they lose it; they'll just make another one. - Tom Waits
GOD PUNISHES NOT FOR WORLD TO LAUGH,I AM NOT A EMOTIONLESS PAPER OF GRAPH,EVEN I AM NOT THE WORLD'S STAFF,DON'T ANGRY THINKING ME A CALF. - merlin8thomas
I love my ex so much I printed out all his pictures. After all, I need him for target practice. And I just love customised toilet paper and doormats. My only regret is that those items don't bear his autograph. - Natalya Vorobyova
Sit and quiet yourself. Luxuriate in a certain memory and the details will come. Let the images flow. You'll be amazed at what will come out on paper. I'm still learning what it is about the past that I want to write. I don't worry about it. It will emerge. It will insist on being told. - Frank McCourt
TRUST is like a paper once it’s crumpled it can’t be PERFECT again. - Auliq Ice
Life crumples me like paper,Tight, smashed, discarded. But crumpled paper soon unfolds, Opening slowly, sharing what was once hidden inside,Allowing my story to be revealed. - Robert Clifton Storey Jr
Being a writer is a very peculiar sort of a job: it's always you versus a blank sheet of paper (or a blank screen) and quite often the blank piece of paper wins. - Neil Gaiman
I had one elegantly folded cookie—a short paper nerve baked in an ear. - Lorrie Moore
Thinking in its lower grades, is comparable to paper money, and in its higher forms it is a kind of poetry. - Havelock Ellis
France is the only country where the money falls apart and you can't tear the toilet paper. - Billy Wilder
A box of crayons and a big sheet of paper provides a more expressive medium for kids than computerized paint programs. - Clifford Stoll
Put the baby on the paper. - Barbara O'Connor
Start with a blank surface. It doesn't have to be paper or canvas, but I feel it should be white. We call it white because we need a word, but its true name is nothing. Black is the absence of light, but white is the absence of memory, the color of can't remember. - Stephen King
When you sell a man a book you don't sell him just 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue - you sell him a whole new life. - Christopher Morley
You can try and read my lyrics off of this paper before I lay 'emBut you won't take the sting out these words before I say 'em - Eminem
Some of most valuable gifts come wrapped in the ugliest paper. - Navonne Johns
The loveliest gifts sometimes come wrapped in the ugliest paper. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A diploma is a piece of paper that is used to acquire another piece of paper: an employment contract. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Future is an empty paper, but not absolutely empty; the shadows of the drawings of the past is there, on the paper! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I never talk back. I listen and always remember your every word, so come pen or mouse, never forget that I will treasure your thoughts forever. Yours truly, Paper. - L.M. Fields
I miss you like a sheet of paper misses​​u the forest from where she comes - Samir Kalbouz Chiki
When that little clock on my wall says Olaotan! Olaotan!! Olaotan!!! It’s half past time to write, I only have three things at my disposal: A pen, A piece of paper, and a crowded mind. - Olaotan Fawehinmi
Transferring my anger and pain onto paper turns it into something tangible, something that can be shredded or burned, or at the very least, sealed shut in a box. ~Call Me Tuesday - Leigh Byrne
Caveman used to be a hunter-gatherer...Modern man hunts for jobs(if he wants to be an employee) and for heads (if he is an employer), and later gathers paper in the form of currency notes, contracts, policies or shares. - Ankala V Subbarao
A pen, a piece of white paper, and an idea can create a new you. - Debasish Mridha
Try to leave an Impression on someone’s Heart, rather than a Paper. - Udayveer Singh
Except a living man there is nothing more wonderful than a book! A message from the dead - from human souls we never saw, who lived, perhaps, thousands of miles away. And yet these, in those little sheets of paper, speak to us, arouse us, terrify us, comfort us, open their hearts to us as brothers. - Charles Kingsley
...darkness is not everywhere - for here and there I find a few faces illuminated from within. Paper lanterns swaying among the dark trees. - Carol Anne Borges
Committing your goals to paper increases the likelihood of your achieving them by one thousand percent. - Brian Tracy
I don't believe in writer's block. Who can function working seven days a week at at job. It's the same with writing. Take a break and let the words come to you. It rarely comes if you force it and if it does, you'll probably regret what you wrote down on paper. - Lillian R. Melendez
Much of what I learned about forgiveness I learned by inhabiting the lives of my characters. Even villains act with reasonable intent. Mercy is easier with understanding. Still, it helps that on paper I can kill them off. - Joyce Rachelle
Whom she will be my next wife, will marry my attorney on paper and marry me on the bed. - hf
Because paper has more patience than people. - Anne Frank
In the end, what makes a book valuable is not the paper it’s printed on, but the thousands of hours of work by dozens of people who are dedicated to creating the best possible reading experience for you. - John Green
This is the nature of love." Vashet said. "To attempt to describe it will drive a woman mad. This is what keeps poets scribbling endlessly away. If one could pin it to paper all complete, the others would lay down their pens. But it cannot be done. - Patrick Rothfuss
A lie set down on paper in wet ink becomes the truth when dry. - Manhattan (writer)
One always has a better book in one's mind than one can manage to get onto paper. - Michael Cunningham
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
These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves.
Intimacy is what makes a marriage, not a ceremony, not a piece of paper from the state. - Kathleen Norris
I don't understand this irony - valuable things like cars, gold, diamond are made up of hard materials but most valuable things like money, contracts and books are made up of soft paper. - Amit Kalantri
Pick the paper off the floor, throw it in the trash, study—even if you think you already know the subject, say thank you for an act of kindness, and be the support you want to receive. You want to become a master of the mundane, making it easier to be a sorcerer of success. - K. Abernathy Can You Action Past Your Devil's Advocate
Let your heart dance with pen and paperNow fill the paper with dancing letters. - Debasish Mridha
But that slip of paper wouldn't disappear, ever, and neither would the image of his prostrate wife, and neither would the thought that if he could, it might greatly improve his life to end it. - Jonathan Safran Foer
Objectives are only words written on paper without passion and desire - W. T. Albright
I am a daydreamer.. I daydream a lot, and thus is when my wicked imagination emerges to bleed upon my paper... - Jamie Edson
A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark. - Chinese Proverb
A breeze blows up, touching my cheek like a little child's kiss. It flutters a piece of paper. "Trash, out there? Must belong to one of us." We move closer, and when I reached for it, I find...... a perfect paper airplane. - Ellen Hopkins
I sometimes think it is because they are so bad at expressing themselves verbally that writers take to pen and paper in the first place - Gore Vidal
I think I did pretty well, considering I started out with nothing but a bunch of blank paper. - Steve Martin
Please DO waste art materials. Use paper. Empty paint jars. Deplete pens. if it's teaching you stuff, it's not being wasted. - Danny Gregory
Wisdom, ambition, sadness, joy, malice, grief, amazement, all the emotions which blaze within the human soul may be recorded on a page. Nestled in a sheaf of paper sleeps an infinity beyond the limits of the universe. Just by opening a single page, we may fly into that infinity. - Tanigawa Nagaru
The ink line drawing flowed the cursive journey,created on paper canvas that brought the story to life. - Jazz Feylynn
Marriage is just a piece of paper if it's not a happy one. - Phil Lester
The trick to taking the paper off the crayons...is to just do it. There is no trick. - Dan Bergstein
Stay humble as a writer: write on toilet paper. - Jonas Eriksson
It was the most incredible thing that has ever happened to me in my life. It was as if you fired a 15-inch shell at a piece of tissue paper and it came back and hit you.
Mathematics is the cheapest science. Unlike physics or chemistry, it does not require any expensive equipment. All one needs for mathematics is a pencil and paper. - George Pólya
I was reading in the paper today that Congress wants to replace the dollar bill with a coin. They’ve already done it. It’s called a nickel. - Jay Leno
When we observe the words printed in a book, its paper, seemingly a foot away, is not being perceived--the image, the paper, is the perception. - Robert Lanza
First time I ever put pen to paper, I had one goal to build something no one had ever thought of before. - Carla H. Krueger
All words are written in the same ink,'flower' and 'power,' say, are much the same,and though I might write 'blood, blood, blood'all over the page, the paper would not be stainednow would I bleed. - Philippe Jaccottet
When you sell a man a book you don't sell just twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue - you sell him a whole new life. Love and friendship and humour and ships at sea by night - there's all heaven and earth in a book, a real book. - Christopher Morley
Touch paper only once. - Robert Allen
I cannot remember a time when I was not in love with them--with the books themselves, cover and binding and the paper they were printed on, with their smell and their weight and with their possession in my arms, captured and carried off to myself. - Eudora Welty
My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way. - Ernest Hemingway
I think that perhaps if I had had to slow down the ideas so that I could capture them on paper I might have stifled some of them. - J.K. Rowling
Beating children will not make them wise. They will grow wilder and wilder and the cane will feel like paper on their skins. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Best friend is like a pen and we're the paper. We'll not complete without their ink - Lucy 'Aisy
Nothing quite has reality for me till I write it all down--revising and embellishing as I go. I'm always waiting for things to be over so I can get home and commit them to paper. - Erica Jong
Books appear to be frail and disposable, but they are sacred. You can burn the paper, but the stories live on. In the same way, a poor man or woman is not a burden on society, they are those who survive despite the odds—and when they don’t, they still represent those who tried. - Mohammad Zayer
Convince yourself that you are working in clay, not marble, on paper not eternal bronze: Let that first sentence be as stupid as it wishes. - Jacques Barzun
Pencil. Paper. Forget the world. - Shaun Hick
Tyson- "Cash? Like...green paper?"Percy- "Yeah."Tyson- "Like the kind in duffel bags?"Percy-"Yeah, but we lost those bags days a-g-g--." "Tyson! How did you--"Tyson- "Thought it was a feed bag for Rainbow. Found it floating in sea, but only paper inside. Sorry. - Rick Riordan
I am returning this otherwise good typing paper to you because someone has printed gibberish all over it and put your name at the top. - An English Professor
You have to have a plot too, you know? Because without it, your life is less of a story and more of an empty paper. - Nema Al-Araby
The paper is my savior, the pen my blood, to words that shed my world. - Anthony Liccione
Writing is the dancing of the mind on a stage called paper. - Debasish Mridha
What is the meaning to this life? is a wrong question? A blank paper doesn’t contain any meaning till we don’t write anything meaningful on it. Similarly this universe doesn’t contain any meaning without this beautiful life. So life gives meaning to this universe and we should respect it. - Brajesh Kumar
It's easier to revise lousy writing than to revise a blank sheet of paper. - S.A. Bodeen
So much of a novelist’s writing takes place in the unconscious: in those depths the last word is written before the word appears on paper. We remember the details of our story, we do not invent them. - Graham Greene
- and the mocking realization that money was just colorful crumpled paper, hardly different from a candy wrapper, the market itself little more than a casino. - Paul Theroux
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