Quotes for Writers








0122215cquote 0122215aquote 0122215bquote 0122215dquote "Fiction gives us a second chance that life denies us." -- Paul Theroux, novelist (b. 1941) "Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility." -- James Thurber, writer and cartoonist (1894-1961) "Never confuse motion with action." -- Benjamin Franklin, statesman, author, and inventor (1706-1790) Life is like a landscape. You live in the midst of it, but can describe it only from the vantage point of distance." -- Charles A. Lindbergh, aviator and author (1902-1974) "Life is like a ten-speed bike. Most of us have gears we never use." -- Charles Schulz, cartoonist (1922-2000) "Writing a book is a long, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven by some demon one can neither resist nor understand." -- George Orwell "What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence." -- Samuel Johnson, lexicographer (1709-1784) attwood-quote