Quotes

Since when do we have to agree with people

29 July 2015

Since when do we have to agree with people to defend them from injustice?

Lillian Hellman

If I had to give young writers advice

28 July 2015

If I had to give young writers advice, I would say don’t listen to writers talking about writing or themselves.

Lillian Hellman

 

It is best

27 July 2015

It is best to act with confidence, no matter how little right you have to it.

Lillian Hellman

 

People change

26 July 2015

People change and forget to tell each other.

Lillian Hellman

If you ask me

25 July 2015

If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.

Emile Zola

You musn’t force sex

24 July 2015

You musn’t force sex to do the work of love or love to do the work of sex.

Mary McCarthy

Although the world is full of suffering

23 July 2015

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.

Helen Keller

You wish to report a murder

21 July 2015

Policeman: You wish to report a murder.

Frank Taylor: Attempted murder.

Policeman: That’s not so serious.

Frank Taylor: Not when you downgrade it from murder. But when you upgrade it from room service, it’s quite serious.

Johnny Depp as Frank Taylor, “The Tourist”

It’s more fun

20 July 2015

It’s more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy.

Steve Jobs

I try to create sympathy

19 July 2015

I try to create sympathy for my characters, then turn the monsters loose.

Stephen King

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