Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Quotes of the Week

I write one page of masterpiece to ninety one pages of shit. I try to put the shit in the waste-basket.
—Ernest Hemingway

Read, read, read. Read everything - trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it.
—William Faulkner

I have known writers who paid no damned attention whatever to the rules of grammar…and somehow made the language behave for them
—Red Smith

One must be drenched in words, literally soaked in them, to have the right ones form into the proper pattern at the right moment
—Hart Crane

I was kind of excited about going to jail for the first time and I learnt some great dialogue.
—Quentin Tarantino

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