Famous quotes by Novelists

NovelistsAuthors are usually understood for their exciting stories and also thought-provoking quotes. From J.K. Rowling to Stephen King, these authors have motivated generations of viewers with their words. Below are several of one of the most inspiring quotes from a few of the globe's most precious storytellers, using insight right into the creative process, the power of storytelling, as well as the importance of determination. Whether you're a budding writer or simply trying to find a little motivation, these quotes will definitely give you with the motivation you need.
Small: Power is given only to those who dare to lower themselves and pick it up. Only one thing matters, one thing to
Fyodor Dostoevsky
"Power is given only to those who dare to lower themselves and pick it up. Only one thing matters, one thing; to be able to dare!"
Fyodor Dostoevsky, Novelist
Small: Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards
Aldous Huxley
"Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards"
Aldous Huxley, Novelist
Small: It is not possible to eat me without insisting that I sing praises of my devourer?
Fyodor Dostoevsky
"It is not possible to eat me without insisting that I sing praises of my devourer?"
Fyodor Dostoevsky, Novelist
Small: Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to
"Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college"
Lillian Smith, Novelist
Small: We are all geniuses up to the age of ten
Aldous Huxley
"We are all geniuses up to the age of ten"
Aldous Huxley, Novelist
Small: There is no substitute for talent. Industry and all its virtues are of no avail
Aldous Huxley
"There is no substitute for talent. Industry and all its virtues are of no avail"
Aldous Huxley, Novelist
Small: Its love that makes the world go round, my baby
Charles Dickens
"Its love that makes the world go round, my baby"
Charles Dickens, Novelist
Small: Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips
Charles Dickens
"Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips"
Charles Dickens, Novelist
Small: A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason if he possesses some knowledge of t
"A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect"
Walter Scott, Novelist
Small: Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre
"Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre"
Gail Godwin, Novelist
Small: The soul is healed by being with children
Fyodor Dostoevsky
"The soul is healed by being with children"
Fyodor Dostoevsky, Novelist
Small: Friendships, like marriages, are dependent on avoiding the unforgivable
"Friendships, like marriages, are dependent on avoiding the unforgivable"
John D. MacDonald, Novelist
Small: A loving heart is the truest wisdom
Charles Dickens
"A loving heart is the truest wisdom"
Charles Dickens, Novelist
Small: I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year
Charles Dickens
"I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year"
Charles Dickens, Novelist
Small: Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and int
Fyodor Dostoevsky
"Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded"
Fyodor Dostoevsky, Novelist
Small: There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts
Charles Dickens
"There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts"
Charles Dickens, Novelist
Small: Some folk want their luck buttered
"Some folk want their luck buttered"
Thomas Hardy, Novelist
Small: Behind every great fortune lies a great crime
Honore de Balzac
"Behind every great fortune lies a great crime"
Honore de Balzac, Novelist
Small: A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world
Nathaniel Hawthorne
"A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world"
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Novelist
Small: Culture is a way of coping with the world by defining it in detail
"Culture is a way of coping with the world by defining it in detail"
Malcolm Bradbury, Novelist
Small: A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life
"A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life"
Robertson Davies, Novelist
Small: Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better
Andre Gide
"Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better"
Andre Gide, Novelist
Small: Unless one is inordinately fond of subordination, one is always at war
"Unless one is inordinately fond of subordination, one is always at war"
Philip Roth, Novelist
Small: First-rate people hire first-rate people second-rate people hire third-rate people
Leo Rosten
"First-rate people hire first-rate people; second-rate people hire third-rate people"
Leo Rosten, Novelist
Small: Of all the cants which are canted in this canting world, - though the cant of hypocrites may be the worst, - t
"Of all the cants which are canted in this canting world, - though the cant of hypocrites may be the worst, - the cant of criticism is the most tormenting!"
Laurence Sterne, Novelist
Small: Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness it is generally the by-product of other activi
Aldous Huxley
"Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities"
Aldous Huxley, Novelist
Small: Im sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody
J.D. Salinger
"I'm sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody"
J.D. Salinger, Novelist
Small: We accept the love we think we deserve
"We accept the love we think we deserve"
Stephen Chbosky, Novelist
Small: Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship and pass the rosy wine
Charles Dickens
"Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine"
Charles Dickens, Novelist
Small: The law condemns and punishes only actions within certain definite and narrow limits it thereby justifies, in
Leo Tolstoy
"The law condemns and punishes only actions within certain definite and narrow limits; it thereby justifies, in a way, all similar actions that lie outside those limits"
Leo Tolstoy, Novelist
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