Famous Authors

Updated famous quotes and sayings from famous authors.

Vilhjalmur Stefansson Quotes

Vilhjalmur Stefansson

A land may be said to be discovered the first time a European, presumably an Englishman, sets foot on it. — Vilhjalmur Stefansson

Vera Caslavska Quotes

Vera Caslavska

Gymnastics has become degraded as the participants have become younger. Once it was a sport of grace for women, never for little girls. — Vera Caslavska

Tom Sharpe Quotes

Tom Sharpe

We must not only strike the iron while it is hot, we must strike it until it is hot. — Tom Sharpe

Theresa Hak Kyung Cha Quotes

Theresa Hak Kyung Cha

I have the documents. Documents, proof, evidence, photograph, signature. One day you raise your right hand and you are American. They give you — Theresa Hak Kyung Cha

Suketu Mehta Quotes

Suketu Mehta

It was when I realised I had a new nationality: I was in exile. I am an adulterous resident: when I am in — Suketu Mehta

Steve Young Quotes

Steve Young

I give NFL quarterbacks a lot of leeway for a couple of years, — Steve Young

Stanley S. Thornton Quotes

Stanley S. Thornton

The more civilized Man becomes, the more violent he becomes. — Stanley S. Thornton

Sonya Walger Quotes

Sonya Walger

FlashForward is definitely not a sci-fi show. It doesnt have the mythology of Lost. We have one major event that happens that you — Sonya Walger

Simon Bird Quotes

Simon Bird

If people are asking me for clubbing tips, then theyre in real trouble. My clubbing tip is never go to a club, because — Simon Bird

Sailendra Quotes


Dont let success drive your life. Steer your life towards success . — Sailendra

Roz Chast Quotes

Roz Chast

I cant even look at daily comic strips. And I hate sitcoms because they dont seem like real people to me: theyre props — Roz Chast

Ronnie Shakes Quotes

Ronnie Shakes

One question on hospital admittance forms really gets me. "Sex: Male or Female?" Do I want to be in a hospital where they — Ronnie Shakes

Roger Swain Quotes

Roger Swain

People in suburbia see trees differently than foresters do. They cherish every one. It is useless to speak of the probability that a — Roger Swain

Richard Puz Quotes

Richard Puz

You have to learn the difference between a mans looks, and how fine he shoots. Theyve never been one and the same. — Richard Puz

Philip Whalen Quotes

Philip Whalen

My writing is a picture of the mind moving. — Philip Whalen

Peter S. Grosscup Quotes

Peter S. Grosscup

The effect of the corporation, under the prevailing policy of the free, go-as-you-please method of organization and management, has been to drive the — Peter S. Grosscup

Peter Hoeg Miss Smilla's Feeling For Snow Quotes

Peter Hoeg Miss Smilla's Feeling For Snow

When people talk about how fast children forget, how fast they forgive, how sensitive they are, I let it go in one ear — Peter Hoeg Miss Smilla's Feeling For Snow

Peter Canisius Quotes

Peter Canisius

It behooves us unanimously and inviolably to observe the ecclesiastical traditions, whether codified or simply retained by the customary practice of the Church. — Peter Canisius

Natasha Leggero Quotes

Natasha Leggero

Ke$ha IS the walk of shame. — Natasha Leggero

N.L. Armitage Quotes

N.L. Armitage

Have you never been so heartbreakingly lonely that you felt as though you would go mad? - Darcia Moon, Gravitation, Book One: Beyond — N.L. Armitage

Molly Ivins Quotes

Molly Ivins

Nice is a pallid virtue. Not like honesty or courage or perseverance. On the other hand, in a nation notably lacking in civility, — Molly Ivins

Mia Freedman Quotes

Mia Freedman

Why do we place such a disproportionate emphasis on sporting achievement? Why doesnt success in other fields receive similar attention ... Maybe its — Mia Freedman

Merrick Garland Quotes

Merrick Garland

The great joy of being a prosecutor is that you dont take whatever case walks in the door. You evaluate the case; you — Merrick Garland

Melody Manful Quotes

Melody Manful

Goodbyes are sad, but they are temporary, because as hellos ends with goodbyes, so will goodbyes start with hellos. — Melody Manful

Mark Kaylor Quotes

Mark Kaylor

Ive only ever seen Errol Christie fight once before and that was the best Ive ever seen him fight. — Mark Kaylor

Marie-Antoine Careme Quotes

Marie-Antoine Careme

To set the standard for beauty in classical and modem cookery, and attest to the distant future that the French chefs of the — Marie-Antoine Careme

Louis Nowra Quotes

Louis Nowra

Lets go get the slug gun and shoot some cats — Louis Nowra

Lorenzo Lamas Quotes

Lorenzo Lamas

Im not too secure about my looks. They can always change. I was heavy and overweight as a teenager, so its hard to — Lorenzo Lamas

Leanne Banks Quotes

Leanne Banks

At some point you have to love in order to be lovable. — Leanne Banks

Kelly Rowan Quotes

Kelly Rowan

I have a shoe habit. If Im in New York, its a problem because Im walking and I have access to more stores. — Kelly Rowan

Keith Douglas Quotes

Keith Douglas

Silence is a strange thing to us who live: we desire it, we fear it, we worship it, we hate it. There is — Keith Douglas

John Mearsheimer Quotes

John Mearsheimer

I believe that the existing power structures in Europe and Northeast Asia are not sustainable through 2020. — John Mearsheimer

John McTiernan Quotes

John McTiernan

The entertainment is in the presentation. — John McTiernan

John A. Heldt Quotes

John A. Heldt

I couldnt make it in a chicken world, sir, so I hit the road in search of something better. — John A. Heldt

Janet Gonzalez-Mena Quotes

Janet Gonzalez-Mena

We must be the compassion we wish to see in others! — Janet Gonzalez-Mena

Jacinto Benavente Quotes

Jacinto Benavente

Everyone thinks that having a talent is a matter of luck; no one thinks that luck could be a matter of talent. — Jacinto Benavente

Heather Watts Quotes

Heather Watts

In 2007, when my husband Damian Woetzel took on the artistic direction at the Vail Valley International Dance Festival, we both felt it — Heather Watts

Habib Sadeghi Quotes

Habib Sadeghi

If God is love, and nothing imperfect can exist in the presence of God; then healing is simply the process of bringing love — Habib Sadeghi

Elliot Kesebonye Quotes

Elliot Kesebonye

One spark of genius,suddenly the entire world is filled with anticipation — Elliot Kesebonye

Destin Bays Quotes

Destin Bays

When your child comes home to talk about life, what could be more important? — Destin Bays

Darion D'Anjou Quotes

Darion D'Anjou

Escape is very difficult to negotiate, underwater. — Darion D'Anjou

Daniel Prokop Quotes

Daniel Prokop

We live in an adolescent society, Neverland, where never growing up seems more the norm than the exception. Little boys wearing expensive suits — Daniel Prokop

Bruna Martinuzzi Quotes

Bruna Martinuzzi

We will never known what opportunities we may have missed in life by showing up tight-fisted. It is hard to receive anything if — Bruna Martinuzzi

Brian Josephson Quotes

Brian Josephson

I read a book called The Tao of Physics by Fritjof Capra that pointed out the parallels between quantum physics and eastern mysticism. — Brian Josephson

Brad Schneider Quotes

Brad Schneider

My position has been consistent that middle class families should not pay more taxes. That hasnt changed. — Brad Schneider

Bob Younger Quotes

Bob Younger

We are rough men and used to rough ways. — Bob Younger

Anna Dean Quotes

Anna Dean

It was, of course, a great failure in a womans life - to never have achieved even a doomed and unsuccessful love. But — Anna Dean

Angela Epstein Quotes

Angela Epstein

Rather than campaigning to help women, feminists today are more likely to be picking fights on Twitter, or dressing up petty grievances as — Angela Epstein

Amelia Beamer Quotes

Amelia Beamer

Michael understood. "Not really. My gear is mostly blindfolds, feathers, and shit I got from the pet store. All the good stuff is — Amelia Beamer

A. G. Gaston Quotes

A. G. Gaston

Money is no good unless it contributes something to the community, unless it builds a bridge to a better life. Any man can — A. G. Gaston