Famous quote by Hugh Leonard

Mobile Desktop
Its a natural thing for people to say, you know, Whos in this book? I find myself get ting a little defensive.
Like

"It's a natural thing for people to say, you know, Who's in this book? I find myself get ting a little defensive. People come along and I'm waiting for that first question"

- Hugh Leonard

About this Quote

In this quote, Hugh Leonard is revealing his sensations about being inquired about the characters in his book. He acknowledges that it is a common concern for individuals to ask, however he also confesses that he becomes defensive when asked. This could be because he is protective of his characters and their stories, and he may feel that people are evaluating or questioning his writing. He also mentions that he is awaiting the very first concern, which might suggest that he is expecting criticism or scrutiny. In general, this quote highlights the vulnerability and level of sensitivity that authors might feel when discussing their deal with others.

About the Author

Hugh Leonard This quote is written / told by Hugh Leonard between November 9, 1926 and February 12, 2009. He was a famous Dramatist from Ireland. The author also have 19 other quotes.

Go to author profile

Similar Quotes

Small: A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: w
Lao Tzu
"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves"
Lao Tzu, Author
Small: Buildings should serve people, not the other way around - John Portman
John Portman
"Buildings should serve people, not the other way around"
John Portman, Architect
Small: Questions are never indiscreet, answers sometimes are - Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde
"Questions are never indiscreet, answers sometimes are"
Oscar Wilde, Dramatist
Small: People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest - George Matthew Adams
George Matthew Adams
"People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest"
George Matthew Adams, Philosopher
Small: Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing - Euripides
Euripides
"Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing"
Euripides, Poet
Small: Borders? I have never seen one. But I have heard they exist in the minds of some people - Thor Heyerdahl
Thor Heyerdahl
"Borders? I have never seen one. But I have heard they exist in the minds of some people"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: The Oscar changed everything. Better salary, working with better people, better projects, more exposure, less
Kathy Bates
"The Oscar changed everything. Better salary, working with better people, better projects, more exposure, less privacy"
Kathy Bates, Actress
Small: Ambition is not a vice of little people - Michel de Montaigne
Michel de Montaigne
"Ambition is not a vice of little people"
Michel de Montaigne, Philosopher
Small: You cant get rid of poverty by giving people money - P. J. ORourke
P. J. O'Rourke
"You can't get rid of poverty by giving people money"
P. J. O'Rourke, Journalist
Small: A company is only as good as the people it keeps - Mary Kay Ash
Mary Kay Ash
"A company is only as good as the people it keeps"
Mary Kay Ash, Businesswoman