Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Quotes of the Week

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
--Milton Berle 

The more you read and observe about this Politics thing, you got to admit that each party is worse than the other. The one that's out always looks the best.
--Will Rogers 

Always be nice to those younger than you, because they are the ones who will be writing about you.
--Cyril Connolly

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

Television has raised writing to a new low.
--Samuel Goldwyn

Writing gives you the illusion of control, and then you realize it's just an illusion, that people are going to bring their own stuff into it.
--David Sedaris

In certain kinds of writing, particularly in art criticism and literary criticism, it is normal to come across long passages which are almost completely lacking in meaning.
--George Orwell

It is not a bad idea to get in the habit of writing down one's thoughts. It saves one having to bother anyone else with them.
--Isabel Colegate

The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that I would never be fit for real work, and that writing didn't require any.
--Russell Baker

There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
--Friedrich Nietzsche


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