Famous quotes by Authors

AuthorsQuotes by writers can give us with understanding right into the creative procedure, the power of words, and also the importance of narration. From J.K. Rowling to Maya Angelou, authors have shared their wisdom on life, love, and the quest of understanding. Whether you're looking for ideas or simply a couple of words of support, these quotes by authors will help you locate the motivation you need to maintain going.
Small: The oaths of a woman I inscribe on water
Sophocles
"The oaths of a woman I inscribe on water"
Sophocles, Author
Small: Everything you add to the truth subtracts from the truth
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
"Everything you add to the truth subtracts from the truth"
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Author
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: Talent in cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of
Stephen King
"Talent in cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work"
Stephen King, Author
Small: Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime
Victor Hugo
"Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime"
Victor Hugo, Author
Small: It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are
Clive James
"It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are"
Clive James, Author
Small: Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it
Mark Twain
"Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it"
Mark Twain, Author
Small: Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow
Anthony J. D'Angelo
"Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow"
Anthony J. D'Angelo, Author
Small: Success is a journey, not a destination
Ben Sweetland
"Success is a journey, not a destination"
Ben Sweetland, Author
Small: Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success
Ben Sweetland
"Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success"
Ben Sweetland, Author
Small: The trust of the innocent is the liars most useful tool
Stephen King
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool"
Stephen King, Author
Small: Some memories are realities, and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again
Willa Cather
"Some memories are realities, and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again"
Willa Cather, Author
Small: We cannot hold a torch to light anothers path without brightening our own
Ben Sweetland
"We cannot hold a torch to light another's path without brightening our own"
Ben Sweetland, Author
Small: Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine
Anthony J. D'Angelo
"Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine"
Anthony J. D'Angelo, Author
Small: Have a strong mind and a soft heart
Anthony J. D'Angelo
"Have a strong mind and a soft heart"
Anthony J. D'Angelo, Author
Small: I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one
Mark Twain
"I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one"
Mark Twain, Author
Small: It is now proved beyond doubt that smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics
"It is now proved beyond doubt that smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics"
Fletcher Knebel, Author
Small: Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race
H.G. Wells
"Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race"
H.G. Wells, Author
Small: Trust dies but mistrust blossoms
Sophocles
"Trust dies but mistrust blossoms"
Sophocles, Author
Small: The opportunity to create a small world between two pieces of cardboard, where time exists yet stands still, w
Chris Van Allsburg
"The opportunity to create a small world between two pieces of cardboard, where time exists yet stands still, where people talk and I tell them what to say, is exciting and rewarding"
Chris Van Allsburg, Author
Small: I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating
Sophocles
"I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating"
Sophocles, Author
Small: All generalizations are false, including this one
Mark Twain
"All generalizations are false, including this one"
Mark Twain, Author
Small: People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense
Ken Kesey
"People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense"
Ken Kesey, Author
Small: Youth is not a question of years: one is young or old from birth
"Youth is not a question of years: one is young or old from birth"
Natalie Clifford Barney, Author
Small: If voting made any difference, they wouldnt let us do it
Mark Twain
"If voting made any difference, they wouldn't let us do it"
Mark Twain, Author
Small: Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real
"Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real"
Thomas Merton, Author
Small: The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause
Mark Twain
"The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause"
Mark Twain, Author
Small: The true art of memory is the art of attention
Samuel Johnson
"The true art of memory is the art of attention"
Samuel Johnson, Author
Small: Americans are very friendly and very suspicious, that is what Americans are and that is what always upsets the
Gertrude Stein
"Americans are very friendly and very suspicious, that is what Americans are and that is what always upsets the foreigner, who deals with them, they are so friendly how can they be so suspicious they are so suspicious how can they be so friendly but they just are"
Gertrude Stein, Author
Small: Hope... is the companion of power, and the mother of success for who so hopes has within him the gift of mirac
Samuel Smiles
"Hope... is the companion of power, and the mother of success; for who so hopes has within him the gift of miracles"
Samuel Smiles, Author
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