Art of Quotation - Writers

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“It takes time for the paintings to come alive”
“It takes time for the paintings to come alive” Sillman… spends months, sometimes years, tinkering with, disassembling, totally wrecking, and then rebuilding. “It takes time for the paintings…
a man sitting in a chair next to a book shelf with books on the shelves
“if you need little to set the imagination going, I require even less: the promise of reading is enough.”
“Every new book I read comes to be a part of that overall and unitary book that is the sum of my readings…if you need little to set the imagination going, I require even less: the promi…
an old black and white photo of a man sitting at a desk
“I would rather die of passion than of boredom.”
“I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” — Émile Zola, French, novelist, playwright, journalist, writer
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“This is precisely the time when artists go to work…in times of dread”
“This is precisely the time when artists go to work—not when everything is fine, but in times of dread. That’s our job!” — Toni Morrison, writer, novelist, Pulitzer Prize, Nobel Prize, Quotes…
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“This is precisely the time when artists go to work…in times of dread”
“This is precisely the time when artists go to work…in times of dread” – Art of Quotation
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“in ancient Chinese art the great painters always included a deliberate flaw…”
“I like the fact that in ancient Chinese art the great painters always included a deliberate flaw in their work: human creation is never perfect.” ―Madeleine L’Engle, writer
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“in ancient Chinese art the great painters always included a deliberate flaw…”
“in ancient Chinese art the great painters always included a deliberate flaw…” – Art of Quotation
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“If you shut up truth, and bury it underground, it will but grow.”
“If you shut up truth, and bury it underground, it will but grow.” — Émile Zola, French, novelist, playwright, journalist, writer
an older man sitting in a chair with his hands folded
“Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed to have read and …”
“Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed to have read and often thinks they have.” Alan Bennett, English, playwright, writer, author, screenwriter, actor, author
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“Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed to have read and …”
“Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed to have read and …” – Art of Quotation
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“The true writer, the born writer, will scribble words on scraps of litter, the back of a bus ticket, on the wall of a cell.”
“Sometimes, when it’s going badly, she wonders if what she believes to be a love of the written word is really just a fetish for stationary. The true writer, the born writer, will scrib…
the true writer, the born writer, will scribble words on scraps of litter, the back of a bus ticket, on the wall of a
“The true writer, the born writer, will scribble words on scraps of litter, the back of a bus ticket, on the wall of a cell.”
“The true writer, the born writer, will scribble words on scraps of litter, the back of a bus ticket, on the wall of a cell.” – Art of Quotation
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“Science disembodies; art embodies.”
“Science disembodies; art embodies.” – John Fowles, English, novelist, writer
the words science disembodies art embodies art of qutation
“Science disembodies; art embodies.”
“Science disembodies; art embodies.” – Art of Quotation
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“Nothing you can’t spell will ever work.”
“Nothing you can’t spell will ever work.” — Will Rogers, actor, journalist, social critic, humorist, writer