Quotation Explorer - 'Written'

I learned to write by reading the kind of books I wished I'd written. - Barbara Kingsolver
The reason why so few good books are written is that so few people who can write know anything. - Walter Bagehot
Pride, willfulness, and rebellion against what is written are the causes of the Bible being hard to understand. The hard part, then, is not understanding with the mind, but being willing to obey what he does not want to obey. If a person could not understand the truth, he could not reject it. - Finis Jennings Dake
The law is not so much carved in stone as it is written in water, flowing in and out with the tide. - Jeff Melvoin
Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral law is written on the tablets of eternity. - John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
10Sometimes life is getting so complicated; yet you have to STAND UP gallantly and SURVIVE your life. Allah has written your ENDING GOAL, and he wants you to do your BEST for getting His blessing. - itsnaini
Courtly love-poetry may first have been written during long periods of abstinence on the Crusades, but it would not have flourished in the cold of northern Europe without some help from the chimney.
Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow? - Albert Einstein
Socrates should have written comics. - Mark Waid
The best book I've ever written wasn't the first...It was the book of life. - Khali Raymond
She nailed it to the wall with her well-aimed dart, like a butterfly with no will whose sentence has always been written. - Gabriel García Márquez
The magic of reading happens when an author’s written work strings you along until your imagination, aware of your wants, molds the tale into an extraordinary world to be visited frequently—perhaps dwelt in for years. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Many people can and have written books, but many have nothing to say. - Amy Rogers
Today is your wright-time. Anything worth writing will be, or has been written already. A great story chooses its writer lest no wright should boast. Just write! If you don't, you will come right in contact with your thoughts someplace soon. - Amah Lambert
KORAN, n. A book which the Mohammedans foolishly believe to have been written by divine inspiration, but which Christians know to be a wicked imposture, contradictory to the Holy Scriptures. - Ambrose Bierce
Gay life is this object out there that’s waiting to be written about. A lot of people think we’ve exhausted all the themes of gay fiction, but we’ve just barely touched on them. - Edmund White
It's hell writing and it's hell not writing. The only tolerable state is having just written. - Robert Hass
If you follow the ancient maps written on the stars, no person will ever understand you. So if you could read these maps, would you follow them? And forever be misunderstood? Or would you close your eyes tightly and pretend to be like everyone else? - C. JoyBell C.
On Twitter, people who had read my book followed me and I could see what else they were reading, why they'd liked what I'd written and by the by, more about them than I'd ever elicit from two minutes in a tent at a book festival, stuck behind a signing desk. - Sara Sheridan
Long novels written today are perhaps a contradiction: the dimension of time has been shattered, we cannot love or think except in fragments of time each of which goes off along its own trajectory and immediately disappears. - Italo Calvino
I am insane, does that surprise you? Ha! I think my mind is crumbling, just like crackers. If I had written five minutes earlier I would have wept, if I had written ten minutes earlier I would have told you to leave me alone, if I wait any longer I won’t write at all. - @ neuroticdream Tumblr
I am a tale, I am a book, written in different languages and styles I can’t be read, can’t be understood,neither by me nor the greatest of minds I am too big, I am too small, to be processed or seen by the naked eyeI am too dim, I am too bright, to appear in the shadows or the sunshine. - Sanober Khan
If you're an open book I would've carefully read through the pages you've written with your life so far, so I would know where you are at right now. - Mei Jancorda
I won't sacrifice my characters morals/intentions/motives for the sake of what I believe is right or wrong. If the action fits the character it will be written. That's that. - James DeSantis
Most people which died poor or rich or other types of people knew something they written it and in the near future when they revive they will somehow reach to this knowledge and will start looking from this view... - Deyth Banger
The thing with thoughts is that they die, like everything else. But almost everything else leaves a trace behind, even if it's a tiny carcass, some proof that it existed. Unless thoughts are spoken or written or sung or acted upon, there's no evidence that they were ever there. - Adi Alsaid
I’ve written for the waste basket so often that we’ve become friends. He writes too, but it’s mostly garbage. - Ryan Lilly
So here I am with this double life, one where my grammatically incorrect writing is a nice success with tens of thousands of readers, and another one where my carefully written books are read by a dozen people. - Christian A. Dumais
Every word first looks around in every direction before letting itself be written down by me. - Franz Kafka
A great deal of what many Americans hold dear is nowhere written on those four pages of parchment, or in any of the amendments. What has made the Constitution durable is the same as what makes it demanding: the fact that so much was left out. - Jill Lepore
Every sword that was dripping the blood became a pen. Every word that was written in it became a poetry. - Akshay Vasu
Don't get it right - get it WRITTEN! - Lee Child
Do you believe that our stories were written from before that we are but actors performing on the stage called life with neither rehearsals nor retakes, the dialogues of our own and a fleeting audience or are you someone who pens down his own story? - Chirag Tulsiani
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
Millions of words are written annually purporting to tell how to beat the races, whereas the best possible advice on the subject is found in the three monosyllables: 'Do not try.' - Dan Parker
This is the sixth book I've written, which isn't bad for a guy who's only read two. - George Burns
A good story is always written with the tears of tragedies and triumphs, and the love and kindness of our lives. - Debasish Mridha
Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act. - Truman Capote
Perhaps, I am yet to be written. I am yet to be described in those poetic gestures lovers use to describe their soulmate. - Dishika Zaman Tasnim
Oh, friend, forget not, when you fain would noteIn me a beauty that was never mine,How first you knew me in a book I wrote,How first you loved me for a written line.... - Edna St. Vincent Millay
We have written too many books about love and so few about hunger and poverty; that is why we need to wake up and leave stupidity behind. - M.F. Moonzajer
but for my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short. - Jane Austen
The actual truth has never written about any war, and this will be no exception. - George Lynch
Most books on witchcraft will tell you that witches work naked. This is because most books on witchcraft were written by men. - Neil Gaiman
I always find that after reading books written by Jane Austen that I speak much more properly, at least for a while. - Becky Watson
Cultivate the habit of setting clearly-defined written goals; they are the road maps that guide you to your destination. - Roy Bennett
Nothing is invented, for it's written in nature first. - Antoni Gaudí
Many things have been written and will be written for dream. Dreams are nothing but our unclear expectations. - Santosh Kalwar
When you think about the period in which Agatha Christie's crime novels were written, they are actually quite edgy for the time. - Sara Sheridan
If you you write with enough assurance and confidence, you’re allowed to do whatever you like. So write your story as it needs to be written. Write it honestly, and tell it as best you can. - Neil Gaiman
The pools had been written onto the fields by the rain. The pools were a magic worked by the rain, just as the tumbling of the black birds against the grey was a spell that the sky was working and the motion of grey-brown grasses was a spell that the wind made. Everything had meaning. - Susanna Clarke
Life is a book. There are many pages to be written. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I'm always homesick for the journey, I had once written in ink speckled script, adding almost as an afterthought, ...no matter what it may hold. - S.C. Barrus
To start speaking my language start reading what I read... start reading what I have written. Listen to what I have listened. - Deyth Banger
The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the Hand of Divinity itself, and can never be erased or obscured by mortal power. - Alexander Hamilton
A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer. - Dean Acheson
What a grim feeling it is to come across a written line so exceptionally inspiring that your first reaction is, 'Criminy, why didn't I ever think to write that!' - Richelle E. Goodrich
The only way to write is to write. Writers write. And when they’ve written, they write some more. - Jasper Fforde
A verbal contract is worth about as much as the paper it's written on. - Samuel Goldwyn
Let's hope that for every time that we get hurt or break our heart, there is something somewhere being written to make up for it, to make the happiness due even bigger and laughters even merrier, for after all good things must happen to good people. - Mansi Soni
What cannot be said above all must not be silenced but written. - Jacques Derrida
In a weak moment, I have written a book. - Margaret Mitchell
Works of imagination should be written in very plain language; the more purely imaginative they are the more necessary it is to be plain. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Sometimes, when it's going badly, she wonders if what she believes to be a love of the written word is really just a fetish for stationary. The true writer, the born writer, will scribble words on scraps of litter, the back of a bus ticket, on the wall of a cell. - David Nicholls
The damage was permanent; there would always be scars. But even the angriest scars faded over time until it was difficult to see them written on the skin at all, and the only thing that remained was the memory of how painful it had been. - Jodi Picoult
My new album that I'm creating, which is finished pretty much, was written with this new instinctual energy that I've developed getting to know my fans. They protect me, so now it's my destiny to protect them. - Lady Gaga
The way we can replenish our memories is to look back at textual information that we have either written or read before. If that method is accomplished, we can comprehend and complete tasks that require us to use more critical thinking. - Saaif Alam
Ye are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read of all men. - Apostle Paul
I write because my imagination won't let me quit. And because I want to read what I wrote and share what I've written. - Mary M. Lund
A few diaries could replace tons of self help books simply because their written in the first person... - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Characters have to be seen and felt when written, not told about. Writers are merely vessels of their manifestations. - Linda Durbin
...Then anyone who leaves behind him a written manual, and likewise anyone who receives it, in the belief that such writing will be clear and certain, must be exceedingly simple-minded... - Plato
If the stories come, you get them written, you're on the right track. Eventually everyone learns his or her own best way. The real mystery to crack is you. - Bernard Malamud
The future isn't written in the stars. There are no guarantees. So claim your adulthood. Be intentional. Get to work. Pick your family. Do the math. Make your own certainty. Don't be defined by what you didn't know or didn't do.You are deciding your life right now. - Meg Ray
Dreams are the poetry of life to be written with love and actions. - Debasish Mridha
When the purpose of clearly exposing the differences between the Aryan and the Tamil culture, civilization, conduct and creed Thirukkural was written. I am of that firm view. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
Religion is the biggest drama, the man has ever written and the God is the best character, the man has ever played that people are still applauding for _Idiotneil - Neil Jain
One shouldn't envy another person's Destiny!As the fate written for everyone is not the same but surely a good one. - raja shakeel mushtaque
Tears are words that need to be written. - Bushra Satkhed
Today I will masterbate!Okay, that was a mistake. I should have written "Today I will masterbate--if I want to! - Al Franken
IF you wish to be a writer then don't wait until you write the "great American novel" for they aren't written they are created. If you don't write at all you won't know how "great" that simple book can be. - Shiree McCarver
We remember though all the firelit glowOf a great hearth's gleam and glare,And we looked for a space at each happy faceAnd the love that was written there. - Caris Brooke
Sigmund Freud was a half baked Viennese quack. Our literature, culture, and the the films of Woody Allen would be better today if Freud had never written a word.
She was poetry written in pen, scribbled and scrawled again and again. - Hubert Martin
I never liked hearing anyone say I was the new George Gershwin, because I knew I could have never even carried that man's music case. If George Gershwin hadn't died when he was thirty-nine years old, there is no knowing how much more great music he would have written. - Burt Bacharach
Yeah, I'm working on the 7 volume of "The Life Of One Kid", but the cover it's not written 7 volume... - Deyth Banger
If there’s a book you really want to read but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.- Toni Morrison - Sean Liburd
I’m dazzled by your facility. In ten days you’ll have written six stories! I don’t understand it… I’m like one of those old aqueducts: there’s so much rubbish cogging up the banks of my thought that it flows slowly, and only spills from the end of my pen drop by drop. - Gustave Flaubert
And because when all the words of promises and memories fade, these words that are written are the only one that remain. People may change and things may happen when we least expect it to but all these written words are what will keep it all alive. Over and over again. It remains. - Diana Rose Morcilla
History is written by the victors. - Walter Benjamin
Only those things are beautiful which are inspired by madness and written by reason. - André Gide
In order to be written into History; one must first change it. - Darrius Garrett
some of the best music was composed by Beethovan,but he was deaf,some of the best poetry of nature was written by Milton,but he was deaf.possible is always inside the impossible... - Shibin Mohammed
We are faced with the fact, my friends, that tomorrow is today. Procrastination is still the thief of time. Over the bleached bones and jumbled residues of numerous civilizations are written the pathetic words ‘Too Late’. - Martin Luther King Jr.
there comes a time in life, when you realize that everything is a dream; only those things which are written down have any possibility of being real. - James Salter
Love is the only energy I’ve ever used as a writer. I’ve never written out of anger, although anger has informed love. - Athol Fugard
A dream written down with a date becomes a goal. A goal broken down into steps becomes a plan. A plan backed by action makes your dreams come true. - Greg Reid
They have no discipline. They’ll still need us. Ha! said Postel. No discipline? Behold!!!! My cat has written a book! ...And she's published!" Amok 2015 - Fred Barnett
A miracle is when you take action on your written goal, and make it reality by working hard to create it. Transform your dreams into the real world, by writing your goals, taking action and making them happen. This is the short recipe for personal success. - Mark F. LaMoure
Every story I've written was written because I had to write it. Writing stories is like breathing for me; it is my life. - Ray Bradbury
A goal is a written plan.Write your dreams and visions. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We write or we are written upon. The whole of our lives is the clumsy attempt to wield the pen with grace. - Vincent Louis Carrella
Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity. - Lord Acton
Now everything that you do is written in red or black in Angel Gabriel's book. Not for everyone is this record kept, but only for those who have taken a position of responsibility. There is a Law of Sins, and if you do not fulfil all your obligations, you will pay. - G.I. Gurdjieff
Majority of people prefer a good name to a bad name, but to me, anyone can call me anything, as long as it is not written on my face. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Good novel are written by people who are not frightened. - George Orwell
...is impossible to specify what [consciousness] is, what it does, or why it evolved. Nothing worth reading has been written on it. - Stuart Sutherland
Hope is the Word which God has written on the brow of every man. - Victor Hugo
We don't know history. We only know what has been written about it. - Marty Rubin
The best songs are written through our anger. Even though feelings change over time, our lyrics will always remain inside the song as a way of reminding us how far and how much stronger we've become since then. - Kastle King
What is written is merely the dregs of experience. - Franz Kafka
Typos are very important to all written form. It gives the reader something to look for so they aren't distracted by the total lack of content in your writing. - Randy K. Milholland
Nowadays the job of the judge is not to do justice. The judge is more of a functionary . He's like a civil servant whose job is to interpret words written down by another branch of the government, whether those words are just or not. - Stephan Kinsella
How beautiful would history have been if it could be written beforehand and then acted out like drama! - Aihebholo-oria Okonoboh
Human life is a great story written by the mysterious, mystical and magical human mind. - Debasish Mridha
When we are unable to change an event that has already been written in the stars, we are always presented the opportunity to surrender to the heart and find a new pathway to peace. Understanding Divine Reason allows us to honor God’s Divine Plan. - Molly Friedenfeld
Never compare your love story to those you watch in movies. They're written by scriptwriters, yours is written by God. - Efren Peñaflorida Jr.
Life is like music on a scale, moving up and down. When your life is over, you have written your song. - Peggy Toney Horton
The hardest things to write are often the best things to read. And the most deserving to be written. - David Alejandro Fearnhead
A miracle is when you take action on your written goal, and work hard to create it. Transform your dreams into reality, by writing your goals, taking action and making them happen. This is the short recipe for top success. - Mark F. LaMoure
The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible - Vladimir Nabokov
Distraction is reading written word and when I seek to make distraction I write the words I wish to be enveloped in. - Anastasia Bolinder
Everything I've written up to this point is crap. Now I'm going to write the real one - Ted Dekker
Some stories have to be written because no one would believe the absurdity of it all. - Shannon L. Alder
You can leave your marks on things, but the most lasting marks are written in the heart. - Dixie Waters
History fondly remembers those who meet expectations but is written by a few who exceed them - Faisal Khosa
The Christian who loves his Master needs not fear any longer for himself. For it is then completely irrational, as it is written thus: 'Perfect love casts out fear.' However, it is very much rational for one to instead fear for the enemies of God. - Criss Jami
Learning to read is one of the most extraordinary gifts you'll ever receive, so open up God's Word and read the most extraordinary book ever written. - J.E.B. Spredemann
Writing's funny, it's like walking down a hall in the dark looking for the light switch, and suddenly you find it, flip it on, and then you discover the hallway you passed through is papered with the novel you've written. - Jonathan Safran Foer
Bureaucrats write memoranda both because they appear to be busy when they are writing and because the memos, once written, immediately become proof that they were busy. - Charles Peters
Remember:all the thoughts you have of yourself and others are written on your face. Make them kind. - Kamand Kojouri
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
It's time that I stop referring to myself, thinking about myself, planning for myself, according to the gridlines and the timelines and the guidelines of people. I will expand in this universe, I will not stay on the lines nor within the lines written by this world. - C. JoyBell C.
I hate writing, I love having written. - Dorothy Parker
Fiction though it is a fiction, should be written in a way that it feels like a reality, a reality every reader willingly or sometimes unwillingly goes through, until the reader finishes reading and sometimes even after that. - Arti Honrao
Life is not a dream to be dreamed but a story to be written. - Debasish Mridha
People will always be tempted to wipe their feet on anything with ‘welcome’ written on it. - Andy Partridge
Writing can be taught or learned in the vacuum. We must say to students in every area of knowledge: "This is a how other people have written about this subject. Read it; study it; think about it. You can do it too. - William Zinsser
Certain places seem to exist mainly because someone has written about them. - Joan Didion
When I began to write fiction that I knew would be published as science fiction, [and] part of what I brought to it was the critical knowledge that science fiction was always about the period in which it was written. - William Gibson
Income tax returns are the most imaginative fiction being written today. - Herman Wouk
don't be too much busy on imagining your your life as perfect as the romantic movies, you have your own private story that is being written by the master of the masters. - asma ismaciil
Those who say truth is stranger than fiction have wasted their time on poorly written fiction. - Mark Twain
Friendship is a poetry of life that is written in two hearts. - Debasish Mridha
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
An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard only one side of the case; God has written all the books. - Samuel Butler
A writer writes knowing that nothing else will elicit the same kind of satisfaction and personal triumph as molding the written word into a reader's great experience. - Richelle E. Goodrich
The written word can make one pause and contemplate. It can make a reader sigh to dream or question a belief in considerable depth. But all of that is nothing if those words fail to touch the heart and make one feel. - Richelle E. Goodrich
An author's dream does not necessarily come instantly. Rather, it is cultivated and nurtured, every epiphany and idea are like rain drops that bring life to the story being written. - M.J. Stoddard
Failure is an instruction manual written in scar tissue. - Chuck Wendig
You did not come to this world for an experiment but for an assignment written on the palm of your hand. Discover yours ! - Osunsakin Adewale
I tell you this because books for young readers are so often written about that very moment: the moment of the fork. The moment the old man cannot return to. - Virginia Euwer Wolff
A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on. - Samuel Goldwyn
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I never wanted to run a company.To me a business is a good vehicle for getting stuff done. Mark Zuckerberg in The Facebook Effect written by - David Kirkpatrick
(I) only write it now because I have grown to believe that there is no dangerous idea, which does not become less dangerous when written out in sincere and careful English. ("The Adoration of The Magi") - W.B. Yeats
I think it's incomparably sweet when someone writes something for you.. even if it doesn't rhyme or even if it isn't very amorous.. even two lines of hatred written for you acknowledges the fact that someone spent a little of his time thinking about you. - Sanhita Baruah
Richard Wright, a Mississippi-born negro, has written a blinding and corrosive study in hate. It is a novel entitled "Native Son". - David L. Cohn
The only things that erased my lonliness were written works - Novala Takemoto
The road from ‘here’ to ‘there’ is a map yet to be written with the pen I hold in my hand. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The written word can be erased - not so with the spoken word.
I play the notes as they are written, but it is God who makes the music.
Writing a book is like raising a child. They are conceived in private, and with hard labor, delivered in due time and given a name. Our own DNA is written all over them, and we pray their life will be a blessing to others. - Danny L. Deaubé
Epics are never written about libraries. They exist on whim; it depends on if the conquering army likes to read. - Patricia A. McKillip
The spoken word is ephemeral. The written word, eternal. A symphony, timeless. - A.E. Samaan
All our work, our whole life is a matter of semantics, because words are the tools with which we work, the material out of which laws are made, out of which the Constitution was written. Everything depends on our understanding of them. - Felix Frankfurter
Sometimes with one I love, I fill myself with rage, for fear I effuse unreturn'd love; But now I think there is no unreturn'd love—the pay is certain, one way or another; (I loved a certain person ardently, and my love was not return'd; Yet out of that, I have written these songs.) - Walt Whitman
God’s Word is written for you and to you, but it won’t help unless you read it. - Elizabeth George
We are afraid of losing what we have, whether it's our life or our possessions and property. But this fear evaporates when we understand that our life stories and the history of the world were written by the same hand. - Paulo Coelho
I have a book of poetry I believe many should read but in each verse you'll discover it wasn't written for greed. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
It all comes down to the written word and just how comfortable I am writing them. - C.F. Heller
If you have not done things worthy of being written about, at least write things worthy of being read. - Giacomo Casanova
So then, let "Deserved" be written on the door of hell, but on the door of Heaven and life, "The free gift" (68). - Richard Baxter
A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
For a writer, I'm not sure that feeling of knowing you've just written something good and strong can be trumped. Not because it means I did something right. But because it proves how many wrongs I pushed through to get there. - Cara Rosalie Olsen
What these thinkers, chroniclers, and interpreters have written about, how they have theorized their scholarly endeavors, and their approaches and methodologies have inevitably been informed and shaped by the times in which they existed. - Pero Gaglo Dagbovie
Mathematics is the language in which God has written the universe. - Galileo Galilei
If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it. - Toni Morrison
A human life is poetry written in our heart. - Debasish Mridha
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
The fun of talk is to explore, but much of it and all that is irresponsible should not be written. Once written you have to stand by it. You may have said it to see whether you believed it or not. - Ernest Hemingway
No book can be written till it wants to be written, till it shouts to be written, and raises up a persistent din in the writer's head. And then, if you want peace, you just have to pull it out and freeze it in print. Nothing less would do. - Jyoti Arora
If a book falls in the woods and nobody read it, was it ever written? - Neil Leckman
It is very good, Wisehammer, it's very well written, but it's too-too-political. It will be considered provocative.""You don't want me to say it.""Not tonight. We have many people against us.""I could tone it down. I could omit 'We left our country for our country's good.'""That's the best line. - Timberlake Wertenbaker
All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff. - Frank Zappa
The purpose of writing is to hold a mirror to nature, but too much today is written from small mirrors in vanity cases. - John Mason Brown
Your greatest adventure is written inside of you - rassool jibraeel snyman
Man ceased to be an ape, vanquished the ape, on the day the first book was written.
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
What a writer has to do is write what hasn't been written before or beat dead men at what they have done. - Ernest Hemingway
I know have lived, so many times, that the only thing I have left to remember is my writing, cause every single moment in life it's already written. - Piroska Rodriguez
Is everything forbidden us except to fold our arms? Poverty is not written in the stars; under development is not one of God's mysterious designs. - Eduardo Galeano
History is a voice forever sounding across the centuries the laws of right and wrong. Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral law is written on the tablets of eternity. - James A. Forude
When a day goes by and I haven't written anything, I better have been doing something worth writing about. - P.S. Bartlett
My kiss is my promise written in my heart with color of your love. - Debasish Mridha
History is written by the rich, and so the poor get blamed for everything. - Jeffrey D. Sachs
A miracle is when you take action on your written goal, and work hard to create it. Transform your dreams into the reality, by writing your goals, taking action and making them happen. This is the short recipe for top success. - Mark F. LaMoure
I have written in my life many critical poems, but viewed in retrospect, they were merely a human harmless reflection, and not a true likeness of the real society of today. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced. - Frank Zappa
REALISM, n. The art of depicting nature as it is seem by toads. The charm suffusing a landscape painted by a mole, or a story written by a measuring-worm. - Ambrose Bierce
Jesus did many other things as well. If every one of them were written down, I suppose that even the whole world would not have room for the books that would be written. - John 21:25- Holy Bible
There is nothing like the moment you connect with a reader! Nothing like the response that you get when what you have written touches someone in some way. It's a moment in which your work is almost a co-creation, you and the reader joining forces to make your words live. - Dani Harper
If history is written by the victorious, what if the victors lied? - Michael Duncan
I MET MY SOUL, IT WAS WRITTEN IN A LANGUAGE KNOWN TO BE TONED FOR DARKNESS BUT LIGHT IN TRUTH - Goitsemang Mvula
Nothing leaves a scar upon an Authors heart more than a book they've written with purpose going unread. - Mark W. Boyer
Books aren't written - they're rewritten. Including your own. It is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the seventh rewrite hasn't quite done it. - Michael Crichton
So write your story as it needs to be written. Write it honestly, and tell it as best you can. I'm not sure that there are any other rules. Not ones that matter. - Neil Gaiman
Gary Sherman has written a truly insightful and helpful book that will positively change the lives of its readers. Although many books have wise teachings, few have accessible, reliable and transformative practices like this one. I highly recommend this book. - Russell Delman
I believe that a writer is a person who writes. An author is a person who has written. - Dean Wesley Smith
These poems, with all their crudities, doubts and confusions, are written for the love of man and in Praise of God, and I'd be a damn fool if they weren't. - Dylan Thomas
Write, what you feel about. Feel, what you have written about. - Austin Penman
As it is I'm a dated novelist, whom hardly anybody reads, or if they do, most of them don't understand what I am on about. Certainly I wish I had never written Voss, which is going to be everybody's albatross. - Patrick White
An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books. - Samuel Butler
The greatest book is one written by your pen, but not exactly from your mind. - Michael Bassey Johnson
And I don't know much about anything in this world but I do know how to read The book written in his eyes. The way he looks at me. - Tahereh Mafi
The things that the novel does not say are necessarily more numerous than those it does say and only a special halo around what is written can give the illusion that you are reading also what is not written. - Italo Calvino
I know it is the fashion to say that most of recorded history is lies anyway. I am willing to believe that history is for the most part inaccurate and biased, but what is peculiar to our own age is the abandonment of the idea that history could be truthfully written. - George Orwell
Starlight beats when heart twinklesYouthful sky beyond cloudy wrinklesMuse of glory to flame the nightVerse inscribed as written light - Munia Khan
No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful. - Eleanor Roosevelt
The story I am writing exists, written in absolutely perfect fashion, some place, in the air. All I must do is find it, and copy it. - Jules Renard
She was poetry written in pen, scribbled and scrawled again and again. Ink splattered across the page. And within those scratched words, those small, sharp incisions, an image can be seen and you're left to wonder what, in the end, this all could mean. - Hubert Martin
History is a cyclic poem written by Time upon the memories of man. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
A lie, sometimes, can be truer than the truth, which is why fiction gets written. - Tim O'Brien
Love is a song, written in your heart. - Debasish Mridha
Your function as a critic is to show that it is really you yourself who should have written the book, if you had had the time, and since you hadn't you are glad that someone else had, although obviously it might have been done better. - Stephen Potter
It's our journey to search for that piece of our soul with our life's purpose written on it." Cinderella in Focus: Cindy's Secret - hlbalcomb
Some poems are written great, some poems are written swell. But then there are poems that could win a prize in Hell. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
The history of free men is never written by chance but by choice - their choice. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people - including me - would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism. - Hunter S. Thompson
He has never written a single book, so you can imagine how much he knows. - Oscar Wilde
History is replete with blunders written by sycophants. - Tomichan Matheikal
Written soul is called poetry - Munia Khan
Be something! That's the inscription written over the gates of hell. - Marty Rubin
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
What a major mistake, having rejected pretty much all of the great talented female artists that have lived throughout the ages, art history is left incomplete. The validity of the written art history is as absent as those women left out. - Siren Waroe
No law ever written has stopped any robber, rapist or killer, like cold blue steel in the hands of their last intended victim. - W. Emerson Wright
There's a reason my only friends are written words - Victoria Aveyard
All my days were written in Your book and planned before a single one of them began.Psalm 139:16 - S.L. Rubart
What could there be in this document written by a young girl in 1917? - Peter J Tanous
It's my contention that each book creates its own structure and its own length. I've written three or four slim books. It may be that the next novel is a big one, but I don't know. - Don DeLillo
Human knowledge consists not only of libraries of parchment and ink - it is also comprised of the volumes of knowledge that are written on the human heart, chiselled on the human soul, and engraved on the human psyche. - Michael Jackson
I imagine many of my fans share a similarly chaotic feeling in their own lives. This album 'ARTPOP was written to make sense of that chaos. - Lady Gaga
Each memorable verse of a true poet has two or three times the written content.
Do Not Disturb signs should be written in the language of the hotel maids.
Chaos is the score upon which reality is written. - Henry Miller
The Fourth Amendment wasn't written for people with nothing to hide any more than the First Amendment was written for people with nothing to say. - Dave Krueger
I don't care what is written about me so long as it isn't true. - Dorothy Parker
If we want know the meaning of existence, we must open a book: over there, in the darkest chapter, there’s a sentence written especially for us. - Pietro Citati
I'm on a missionWinning Novel / Screenplay written in HollywoodGoogle for updated info - Fayton Hollington
Every man's life is a fairy-tale written by God's fingers. - Hans Christian Andersen
Sacrificing a part of yourself so others can go on to fafill there greatness, their destiny. Is greatness in itself but in a much smaller way that won't be written about or put in history books. But it is far more great in many ways. - Thomas Brodie Sangster
But there is in everything a reasonable division of labour. I have written the book, and nothing on earth would induce me to read it. - G.K. Chesterton
Written on her tombstone: "I told you I was sick. - Erma Bombeck
A miracle is when you take action on your written goal, and create reality by working to make it happen. Transform your dreams to the material world by writing your goals, taking action and by being determined to make them happen. - Mark F. LaMoure
It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves like grass. - Eudora Welty
In old days books were written by men of letters and read by the public. Nowadays books are written by the public and read by nobody. - Oscar Wilde
Histories of morality are rarely written in order to inform the reader. - John Gray
I have an existential map. It has 'You are here' written all over it. - Steven Wright
I love revisions…We can’t go back and revise our lives, but being allowed to go back and revise what we have written comes closest. - Katherine Paterson
But, deep in her heart she knew more than what the words read or heard seemed to say. She knew that every letter in every word in every war bulletin was, somewhere, first written in blood of men, of human beings, who had once smiled and sung songs, eaten, drunk, slept and loved. - Kate Seredy
Good novels are not written by orthodoxy-sniffers, nor by people who are conscience-stricken about their own orthodoxy. Good novels are written by people who are not frightened. - George Orwell
Never fails. Every new book I write seems impossible, writes like I'm typing from dictation, edits like I didn't write it, and finishes like I couldn't possibly have written it. - Kris Rafferty
So I have 8 to 10 screenplays written and unproduced. And frankly, some of them are my favorite stories. I have a Western version of The Count Of Monte Cristo where the count has a clockwork hand. I have a screenplay called Mephisto's Bridge about a Faustian deal with the devil. I love them all. - Guillermo del Toro
Nothing so sharpens the thought process as writing down one's arguments. Weaknesses overlooked in oral discussion become painfully obvious on the written page. - Hyman G. Rickover
There’s a much different message received, when the signs written in the flesh were not in your hand writing. - Dixie Waters
I love Written in Red can't wait until next month when the next one comes out!!! - Ann Bishop
A Plan B life can be just as good or better than a Plan A life. You just have to let go of that first dream and realize that God has already written the first chapter of the new life that awaits you. All you have to do is start reading! - Shannon L. Alder
Life is a fairy tale that was written by hopes, dreams, and desires. - Debasish Mridha
Poetry of the universe is written with flowers and the lights of love on a canvas we call earth. - Debasish Mridha
Brahms' Variations are better than mine, but mine were written before his. - Franz Liszt
Even those who write against fame wish for the fame of having written well, and those who read their works desire the fame of having read them. - Blaise Pascal
[I]t's not just the books under fire now that worry me. It is the books that will never be written. The books that will never be read. And all due to the fear of censorship. As always, young readers will be the real losers. - Judy Blume
A bookshelf is a biography written by others. - Kat Lehmann
The Old Testament is responsible for more atheism, agnosticism, disbelief—call it what you will—than any book ever written; it has emptied more churches than all the counterattractions of cinema, motor bicycle and golf course. - A.A. Milne
There are books written to be read.There are books written to be sold.The first ones have the soul and lessons you need.The second ones are just plain, empty, and cold. - Alexandr Iscenco
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
A statue stands in a shaded placeAn angel girl with an upturned faceA name is written on a polished rockA broken heart that the world forgot - Martina Mcbride
True glory consists in doing what deserves to be written, in writing what deserves to be read, and in so living as to make the world happier and better for our living in it. - Pliny the Elder
Nico was wrong. The Book of Fate isn't already written. It's written every day.Some scars never heal.Then again, some do. - Brad Meltzer
Let others pride themselves about how many pages they have written; I'd rather boast about the ones I've read. - Jorge Luis Borges
Objectives are only words written on paper without passion and desire - W. T. Albright
There is nothing quite so beautiful as the written word -worn as a jewel, adorning the segmented lines of papyrus". - Gerald Mills
Marriage: a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of a good citizen, but it is not the highest. The laws of necessity, of self preservation, of saving our country when in danger, are of higher obligation. - Thomas Jefferson
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be? - Michael Jackson
Science fiction is no more written for scientists than ghost stories are written for ghosts. - Brian W. Aldiss
Ideas aren't magical; the only tricky part is holding on to one long enough to get it written down. - Lynn Abbey
Your past has already been written and the words cannot be changed, but your future is waiting to be written; make it a bestseller. - Abigail Landsbrook
If a book were written all in numbers, it would be true. It would be just. Nothing said in words ever came out quite even. - Ursula K. Le Guin
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure. - Samuel Johnson
Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe. - Galileo Galilei
A story that is more interesting than any novel written by Nicolas Spark; a relationship that has more emotions than any movie made by Karan Johar; and a drama that is more exciting than any TV show...this what we have in our 15 years of marriage and 19 years of togetherness (?)... - Sandhya Jane
True writers have a lot more invested in the way they've written their books than in what those books happen to be about. - Po Bronson
The only ironic thing about that song is that it's called 'Ironic' and it is written by a woman who doesn't know what irony is. That's quite ironic when you think about it. (on Alanis Morissette's 'Ironic') - Ed Byrne
History is written by the legends. - Evan Ricafort
It shall greatly help ye to understand the Scriptures if thou mark not only what is spoken or written, but of whom and to whom, with what words, at what time, where, to what intent, with what circumstances, considering what goeth before and what followeth after. - Miles Coverdale
Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered. - Aristotle
Is there magic in this world? Certainly! But it is not the kind of magic written about in fantasy stories. It is the kind of magic that comes from ideas and the hard work it often takes to make them real. - Robert Fanney
Some writers enjoy writing, I am told. Not me. I enjoy having written. - George R.R. Martin
I haven't written in a week. It's like holding your breath under water. You feel an awful constriction and then the instinct to propel yourself. - D.A. Botta
God has, in fact, written two books, not just one. Of course, we are all familiar with the first book he wrote, namely Scripture. But he has written a second book called creation. - Francis Bacon
You Who'd be Wise" from "Ben Mishle" written sometime between 1013 and 1050 C.E.You who'd be wiseshould inquire into the nature of justice and evilfrom your teachers,seekers like yourself, and the studentswho question your answer. - Shmuel HaNagid
Love is a song, written in your heart.The moon is a poem in a starry night. - Debasish Mridha
It is well known how the monks wrote silly lives of Catholic Saints over the manuscripts on which the classical works of ancient heathendom had been written. - Karl Marx
You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children. - Madeleine L'Engle
History isn't written by the winners OR the losers; it's written by the writers. - Alan C. Baird
What I have written is but a fleeting intimation of the outside of what one man sees and may tell about the path he walks. No one shares the secret of a life; no one enters into the heart of the mystery. - Howard Thurman
Your Nationality or any other Affiliation isn’t written on your forehead or any visible part of your body. It is shown by the way you Pride Yourself. - Joan Ambu
If the only significant history of human thought were to be written, it would have to be the history of its successive regrets and its impotences. - Albert Camus
God has written His divine guidelines for your life right in the Bible. - Elizabeth George
Author: A person who's best friends are imaginary,and who's most exciting adventures take place on the written page. - Theodore Volgoff
No one can call themselves a writer until he or she has written at least fifty stories. - David Foster Wallace
A man who writes a story is forced to put into it the best of his knowledge and the best of his feeling. The discipline of the written word punishes stupidity and dishonesty. A writer lives in awe of words for they can be cruel or kind, and they can change their meanings right in front of you. - John Steinbeck
And were an epitaph to be my story I'd have a short one ready for my own. I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover's quarrel with the world. - Robert Frost
History is written by the winners. - Napoléon Bonaparte
That mine adversary had written a book. - Bible
If the final chapter of your life story is written by love, you are guaranteed a happy ending. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Human beings are very unpredictable in relations and there are no written agreements... Unlike in business transactions... - honeya
In the sky, far above - Where my words - Written in the Clouds; I've borrowed from the sun, A gentle smile. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
My spirit has been around far longer than my soul--I've lived several lifetimes already. And one this novel has been written, I will have lived several more. - Terry A. O'Neal
Big flashy things have my name written all over them. Well... not yet, give me time and a crayon. - Matt Smith
A classic is a book that doesn't have to be written again. - W. E. B. du Bois
The Bible is the greatest book ever written. It is absolutely amazing the tremendous amount of joy, peace, and success one will experience simply by applying its admonition. If you truly want the Good Life follow the Good Book. - DeWayne Owens
A badly written novel can always be shortened to a poem. - Gloria D. Gonsalves
It's during a storm that the best songs get written. - Marty Rubin
I have an existential map. It has "You are here" written all over it. - Steven Wright
Every time a written word is put to page it is the opportunity to expand our minds, whether we are the writer or the reader. Enjoy the journey wherever it may take you! - K. Lamb
The best chapters in your life story are written by love. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The future is not a scenario written, which we only have to act out; it is a work which we have to create. - Roger Garaudy
Love is written by the soul. - A.D. Posey
I have more wisdom than any books ever written in history of times, any scripture ever written which you rhyme but this is not my purpose. - Santosh Kalwar
It is truly time to inspire your mind, whatever your dreams may be! Don’t wait for tomorrow, whatever your sorrows. Today is the day to ‘believe’. Jump to it! written by , c2011. - Lee Bice-Matheson
The story of the tree is written on every leaf. - Marty Rubin
People who spent the war in prison camps have written a lot of books about what a bad time they had," she said quietly, staring into the embers. "They don't know what it was like, not being in a camp. - Nevil Shute
You keep seeing your picture on posters that you are missing but you're not. That'd be weird, right? Or say you look down at the sidewalk and earthworms are spelling your name. Or you open a peanut bag and the 'hello' is written in your writing on the inside of the shell. Would that weird ya? - Lynda Barry
Grammar and ordinary language are bad guides to metaphysics. A great book might be written showing the influence of syntax on philosophy. - Bertrand Russell
I have never written on any subject unless I believed that the authorities on it were hopelessly wrong. - Samuel Butler
There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written. - Oscar Wilde
I don’t believe he deserves the thousands of poems I’ve written about him, but life doesn’t follow rules. We do things for people who don’t necessarily deserve it. But we liked it, we loved it and fell in love enough to write about it. - Dominic Riccitello
Darling, in this family we don't call anyone a novelist who has not written more books than Jane Austen. - Pansy Schneider-Horst
A plan that is not written is just an idea. - Dwain Siady
We cross paths with certain people in our tangled lives for a reason. It's not by chance, not an accident but it's on a purpose. You were made to be part of someone's life for it was written long before you were born."- Elizabeth's Quotes - Elizabeth E. Castillo
Don't compare your story to a movie or a book because it is written by a script writer and yours by God - Anonymous
The written word is all that stands between memory and oblivion. Without books as our anchors, we are cast adrift, neither teaching nor learning. They are windows on the past, mirrors on the present, and prisms reflected all possible futures. Books are lighthouses erected on the dark sea of time. - Greg Weisman
Remember how it is written of Job, The Lord turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends. While he prayed for himself, he remained a captive; but when he prayed for those unfriendly friends of his, then the Lord smiled upon him, and loosed his captivity - Charles Spurgeon
Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation. - Robert F. Kennedy
History doesn’t start with a tall buildingand a card with your name written on it, but jokes do. I think someone is takingus for suckers and is playing a mean game. - Nathan Reese Maher
Every poet will forever try to write the greatest poem ever written, I have found that this kind of poem can be written with One word. And that word consists of a beauty beyond any measure to man and one of the most beauty creations to grace the presents of man. That one word poem is…….. YOU - Michael Jones
No story is complete until it is written. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
True glory consists in doing what deserves to be written; in writing what deserves to be read; and in so living as to make the world happier for our living in it. - Pliny The Elder
To excavate is to open a book written in the language that the centuries have spoken into the earth. - Spyridon Marinatos
If you give me six lines written by the hand of the most honest of men, I will find something in them which will hang him. - Armand Jean du Plessis Richelieu
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