Quotation Explorer - 'Plot'

If typos are God's way of keeping a writer humble, plot holes certainly keeps one on their knees. - E.A. Bucchianeri
In the story of life, the prologue and epilogue are written by God. Yet the plot has been given to us; therefore we should write the best prose we can. - James D. Maxon
I came. I saw the enormous possibilities and power of the human mind. It is the biggest plot of fertile land in the world. We just have to find the right see and the right technique of cultivation. - Debasish Mridha
He comes, he sleeps, he goes. So the plot thickens. - Shadowlands
Having a sense of purpose is having a sense of self. A course to plot is a destination to hope for. - Bryant McGill
Life is better than any movie or TV show. In real life there is no plot and there are billions of characters. - Marc Pamittan
I urge you to be teachers so that you can join with children as the co-collaborators in a plot to build a little place of ecstasy and poetry and gentle joy - Jonathan Kozol
A life without trouble and tragedy is boring and not a plot for comedy. - Debasish Mridha
You have friends and you have enemies, the trick is mastering that the only difference between the two is; your friends will plot your downfall without you realising. - Keysha Jade
The Devil's minions worked his treacherous plot through the hearts of men, possessing them, ruling them. These hounds of hell ran wild these days through their human hosts, working greater and greater abominations. - Eric J. Martindale
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from a completely ad hoc plot device. - David Langford
Plot comes from the mind but the characters come from the heart! - Varsha Dixit
A good novel is an indivisible sum; every scene, sequence and passage of a good novel has to involve, contribute to and advance all three of its major attributes: theme, plot, characterization. - Ayn Rand
Life doesn't change when you meet a guy and life doesn't fall apart when you break up with one. We are teaching young female readers the wrong things through books not only expressing this point, but also using these two concepts as turning plot points of novels. - Meghan Blistinsky
Plot twist: everything goes exactly as planned. - Criss Jami
A baby is a symbol of peace, a plot of dreams, a light of hope, and a bundle of joy. - Debasish Mridha
Take a scientific fact or theory, add a futuristic or other-worldly setting, stir in an imaginative plot and fascinating characters, and a science fiction novel emerges from the cosmic mix. - Yvonne Coleman
Character is plot, plot is character. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
In this funny debut, flashy Filipino fashion designer Boy Hernandez sees his American dream become a nightmare when he’s ensnared in a terrorist plot and shipped to Guantanamo. Gilvarry nails the couture scene, but Boy’s rough journey from Manolo to Gitmo is no joke. - Andrew Abrahams
Taken together the Internet reads like the grandest character-driven novel humanity has ever known. Not much plot though. - Victor LaValle
No opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible. - W. H. Auden
Aspirations forms the plot of success. - Michael Bassey Johnson
One of the most deadly causes of destruction of divine destinies is when a leader is failing, but he or she does not know it. Ignorance about your role is a death plot against people's successes. - Israelmore Ayivor
There is no human mind. There is only a universal mind. We borrow it for the time being and try to shape it in our own way to make it unique. It is like owning a plot of land. We borrow it from nature and call it our land. We try to shape it, build on it, and cultivate it. - Debasish Mridha
But how can the characters in a play guess the plot? We are not the playwright, we are not the producer, we are not even the audience. We are on the stage. To play well the scenes in which we are "on" concerns us much more than to guess about the scenes that follow it. - C.S. Lewis
Some say Twitter is overrated.Some love it, others hate it.I guess it depends on what you've got,If you have guts to write a funny plot! - Ana Claudia Antunes
The menopause of Sarah became her menostart; this is feminine beauty! The death plot against Mordecai became his life spring; this is masculine beauty! A kind of life lived in God's word is a life of miraculous beauty! - Israelmore Ayivor
In regards to life goals, you need to think about where you are now, and plot out where you want to be a year from now, two years from now, and then five years from now. - Auliq Ice
There's not a woman in the book, the plot hinges on unkindness to animals, and the black characters mostly drown by Chapter 29.
Each of us is a story, waiting for a devoted reader who will take us off the shelf and embrace all our plot twists. - John Mark Green
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
Anyone can plot a course with a map or compass; but without a sense of who you are, you will never know if you're already home. - Shannon L. Alder
As regards plots I find real life no help at all. Real life seems to have no plots. And as I think a plot desirable and almost necessary, I have this extra grudge against real life. But I think there are signs that strange things happen, though they do not emerge - Ivy Compton-Burnett
I have a plot, but not much happens. - Howard Nemerov
When evil men plot, good men must plan. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
A lot of (children's literature) beginners get bogged down by morals. A moral should never be driving the story. And a moral should never be confused with a plot. You can't preach to kids, and you can't talk down to them, either. It's amazing how they sense condescension. - Patty Smith
The best stories are the ones with the unexpected plot twists that no one would have guessed, even the writer. - Shannon L. Alder
A good novel is an indivisible sum: every scene, sequence and passage of a good novel has to involve, contribute to and advance all three of its major attributes: theme, plot, characterization. - Ayn Rand
But it isn’t a rough draft either. The one I turned in several months ago was rough. There were some bad plot holes, some logical inconsistencies, pacing problems, and not nearly enough lesbian unicorns. - Patrick Rothfuss
In pursuit of your Purpose, don't miss the plot by concentrating on making money. Rather focus on helping people by presenting solutions to their problems for it is a guaranteed route to making money in the future. - Oscar Bimpong
I don't know why anyone would be scared of a homeless person. The truly scary people are all the murder mystery writers. They spend all day thinking of the perfect plot on how to kill someone and get away with it. - Shannon L. Alder
Readers often tell me after they've read the books, they find it difficult to sum up the plot in a simple way. My response is, "It's a story about the love a father shares for his daughter. All the rest is just filler."- MJ Mancini, on his best-selling trilogy, "Revelation". - M.J. Mancini
God is the creator of all good plot twists! - Shannon L. Alder
Stop complaining. Plot your course and start your journey. Adjust your sail. Success is waiting to welcome you. - Debasish Mridha
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