Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Quotes of the Week

As a kid, you think you’re the only one who feels so strange, so out-of-kilter with what seems to be expected of you. Then, with luck, you meet your tribe, the other ones who grew up feeling just as weird, and that’s who I write about.
--Fernanda Eberstadt

There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in.
—Leonard Cohen

Write even when you don't want to, don't much like what you are writing, and aren't writing particularly well.
—Agatha Christie

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
—Benjamin Franklin

You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.
—William Faulkner

The function of science fiction is not always to predict the future but sometimes to prevent it.
—Frank Herbert

I do not write with ease, nor am I ever pleased with anything I write. And so I rewrite.
—Margaret Mitchell

An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but because the people fail to see it.
—James A. Michener

I'm a writer and, therefore, automatically a suspicious character.
—Alfred Hitchcock


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