Facts about C. S. Forester

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Summary

C. S. Forester was a famous Novelist from England, who lived between July 27, 1899 and April 2, 1966. He/she became 66 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 18 quotes who is written / told by S. Forester.

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Famous quotes by C. S. Forester (18)


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"There is still need to think and plan, but on a different scale, and along different lines"
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"I must be like the princess who felt the pea through seven mattresses; each book is a pea"
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"Novel writing wrecks homes"
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"Novel writing is far and away the most exhausting work I know"
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"The material came bubbling up inside like a geyser or an oil gusher. It streamed up of its own accord, down my arm and out of my fountain pen in a torrent of six thousand words a day"
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"The doctor who applied a stethoscope to my heart was not satisfied. I was told to get my papers with the clerk in the outer hall. I was medically rejected"
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"Perhaps that suspicion of fraud enhances the flavor"
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"I have heard of novels started in the middle, at the end, written in patches to be joined together later, but I have never felt the slightest desire to do this"
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"A whim, a passing mood, readily induces the novelist to move hearth and home elsewhere. He can always plead work as an excuse to get him out of the clutches of bothersome hosts"
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"The work is with me when I wake up in the morning; it is with me while I eat my breakfast in bed and run through the newspaper, while I shave and bathe and dress"
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"With two people and luggage on board she draws four inches of water. Two canoe paddles will move her along at a speed reasonable enough in moderate currents"
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"They managed to find time... to tell me that there was no chance of my being accepted for service and that really I should be surprised to still be alive"
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"There is no other way of writing a novel than to begin at the beginning at to continue to the end"
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"When I die there may be a paragraph or two in the newspapers. My name will linger in the British Museum Reading Room catalogue for a space at the head of a long list of books for which no one will ever ask"
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"Everything was in stark and dreadful contrast with the trivial crises and counterfeit emotions of Hollywood, and I returned to England deeply moved and emotionally worn out"
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"A man who writes for a living does not have to go anywhere in particular, and he could rarely afford to if he wanted"
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"The fools ran after me and I ran after the whores, foolish though I realized such a proceeding to be"
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"I formed a resolution to never write a word I did not want to write; to think only of my own tastes and ideals, without a thought of those of editors or publishers"


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