Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Quotes of the Week
Boys think girls are like books, if the cover doesn't catch their eye they won't bother to read what's inside.
If what I say resonates with you, it is merely because we are both branches of the same tree.
—W. B. Yeats
I'll give you the whole secret of short story writing. Here it is. Rule 1: Write stories that please yourself. There is no Rule 2.
The ideal way to write is as if oneself and one's readers were already dead.
The best work that anybody ever writes is the work that is on the verge of embarrassing him, always.
Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.
Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten
The good writing of any age has always been the product of someone's neurosis.
If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.