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Quote Left Everything around us is made up of energy. To attract positive things in your life, start by giving off positive energy. Quote Right
Quote Left As a bankrupt thief turns thief-taker, so an unsuccessful author turns critic Quote Right
Quote Left The point is obvious. There is more than one way to burn a book. And the world is full of people running about with lit matches. Every minority, be it Baptist/Unitarian, Irish/Italian/Octogenarian/Zen Buddhist, Zionist/Seventhday Adventist, Women's Lib/Republican, Mattachine/Four Square Gospel feels it has the will, the right, the duty to douse the kerosene, light the fuse. Every dimwit editor whosees himself as the source of all dreary blanc-mange plain porridge unleavened literature, licks his guillotine and eyes the neck of any author who dares to speak above a whisper or write above a nursery rhyme. Quote Right
Quote Left To me a book is a message from the gods to mankind; or, if not, should never be published at all. A message from the gods should be delivered at once. It is damnably blasphemous to talk about the autumn season and so on. How dare the author or publisher demand a price for doing his duty, the highest and most honorable to which a man can be called? Quote Right
Quote Left If you don't have a smile, I'll give you one of mine. Quote Right
Quote Left The author of the Iliad is either Homer or, if not Homer, somebody else of the same name. Quote Right
Quote Left Reviewers, with some rare exceptions, are a most stupid and malignant race. As a bankrupt thief turns thief-taker in despair, so an unsuccessful author turns critic. Quote Right
Quote Left A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author. Quote Right
Quote Left It is my belief that the writer, the free-lance author, should be and must be a critic of the society in which he lives. It is easy enough, and always profitable, to rail away at national enemies beyond the sea, at foreign powers beyond our borders who question the prevailing order. But the moral duty of the free writer is to begin his work at home; to be a critic of his own community, his own country, his own culture. If the writer is unwilling to fill this part, then the writer should abandon pretense and find another line of work: become a shoe repairman, a brain surgeon, a janitor, a cowboy, a nuclear physicist, a bus driver. Quote Right
Quote Left As for the author, he is profoundly unaware of what the classical or romantic genre might consist of.... In literature, as in all things, ther... Quote Right
Quote Left It is almost impossible to smile on the outside without feeling better on the inside. Quote Right
Quote Left The reality is, just like with adult books, a big name makes for an easier booking. Any time you're booking an author for a four-and-a-half to five-minute segment, if you're dealing with someone who's done television or comes with a track record, they are a known quantity. They know they have to have a funny or a touching story. Quote Right
Quote Left Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach him how to fish and he will sit in a boat and drink beer all day. Quote Right
Quote Left I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good. Quote Right
Quote Left Before a diamond shows its brilliancy and prismatic colors it has to stand a good deal of cutting and smoothing. Quote Right
Quote Left Real art is without irony. Irony distances the author from his material. Irony is a product of something. It's not the reason for doing something. Irony is a cheap shot. Quote Right
Quote Left The first who attracts the eye, the first in enlightenment, in power and in happiness, is the white man, the European, man par excellence; below him appear the Negro and the Indian. These two unfortunate races have neither birth, nor face, nor language, nor mores in common; only their misfortunes look alike. Both occupy an equally inferior position in the country that they inhabit; both experience the effects of tyranny; and if their miseries are different, they can accuse the same author for them. Quote Right
Quote Left All mankind is of one author, and is one volume; when one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language; and every chapter must be so translated...As therefore the bell that rings to a sermon, calls not upon the preacher only, but upon the congregation to come: so this bell calls us all: but how much more me, who am brought so near the door by this sickness....No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friend's or of thine own were. Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind; and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee. Quote Right
Quote Left Successful leaders have the courage to take action where others hesitate. Quote Right
Quote Left Education is not received. It is achieved. Quote Right
Quote Left True law is right reason in agreement with nature; it is of universal application, unchanging and everlasting; it summons to duty by its commands, and averts from wrong-doing by its prohibitions. And it does not lay its commands or prohibitions upon good men in vain, though neither have any effect on the wicked. It is a sin to try to to sic alter this law, nor is it allowable to attempt to repeal any part of it, and it is impossible to abolish it entirely. We cannot be freed from its obligations by senate or people, and we need not look outside ourselves for an expounder or interpreter of it. And there will not be different laws at Rome and at Athens, or different laws now and in the future, but one eternal and unchangeable law will be valid for all nations and all times, and there will be one master and ruler, that is, God, over us all, for he is the author of this law, its promulgator, and its enforcing judge. Whoever is disobedient is fleeing from himself and denying his human nature, and by reason of this very fact he will suffer the worst penalties, even if he escapes what is commonly considered punishment. Quote Right
Quote Left The written word can be erased - not so with the spoken word. Quote Right
Quote Left A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner, neither do uninterrupted prosperity and success qualify for usefulness and happiness. The storms of adversity, like those of the ocean, rouse the faculties, and excite the invention, prudence, skill and fortitude or the voyager. The martyrs of ancient times, in bracing their minds to outward calamities, acquired a loftiness of purpose and a moral heroism worth a lifetime of softness and security. Quote Right
Quote Left Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. Quote Right
Quote Left The one man who should never attempt an explanation of a poem is its author. If the poem can be improved by it's author's explanations it never should have been published, and if the poem cannot be improved by its author's explanations the explanations are scarcely worth reading. Quote Right
Quote Left Every author, however modest, keeps a most outrageous vanity chained like a madman in the padded cell of his breast. Quote Right
Quote Left We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears. Quote Right
Quote Left If destruction be our lot we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of free men we must live through all time, or die by suicide. Quote Right
Quote Left In Life: You spill your cereal at breakfast, you get fired from your job, your dog dies, and your house burns down. Computer Equivalent: Virus Detected. In Life: You've finished a 900 page novel. Your life's work. You will be a famous author world-wide; but then, it falls into the lit fireplace. Computer Equivalent: Quitting without saving. In Life: A solution to all problems is found. World peace is achieved, all conflicts end, and everyone is happy. Computer Equivalent: Ctrl+Alt+Del Quote Right
Quote Left A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about. Quote Right
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Quote Left An author and an illustrator weave the magic of a picture book together! Quote Right
Quote Left Bully... A person or authority figure, an elaborate tool and an instrument of evil, gratified by causing hurt, sorrow, shame, and every form of pain, against the innocent, or upon those believed to be deserving. Quote Right
Quote Left Once upon a fallen book ... his albatross was on a hook ... for laugh the flock's outlook ... pages appear to overcook ... words singed and mistook ... the look on his face shook ... he got back up to change the look ... to rewrite the spell in his nook ... a second wind is all it took ... best wishes to the authors Quote Right
Quote Left Authoring applied alliteration is actually artistically appealing albeit absurd! Quote Right
Quote Left Authority is a bad thing to handle, careless are dangerous. Quote Right
Quote Left There is no such thing as freedom, authority is all around you, your god, government or the governor sitting in your brain, your a slave to something. Let me know when you successfully get around all three of those. Quote Right
Quote Left One abuses Authority by not carrying Authority. -LEEL- Quote Right
Quote Left Always know by who's authority and what facts that can be presented. The presenting of fact Shows Authority in Truth. Quote Right
Quote Left Every author requires an imaginary world. Quote Right
Quote Left I shall challenge all authority. Question all who claim dominion over me. I am not a thoughtless being, but a man with his own beliefs. Quote Right
Quote Left your the author to your book called "life" Quote Right
Quote Left God is the author. We just tell it so tell it . Quote Right
Quote Left God is the author , we are but the lines on the page that tell the story , so play yo part . Quote Right
Quote Left Comments are like wild daisies in a paddock, when you give one, it fills an author with the gift of giving and returning the feelings that you have when receiving a kind word of praise. Quote Right
Quote Left Sometimes we just have to make a stand. Like someone once told me "if we don't stand for something we'll fall for anything." We also have to speak with authority and power and at the same time with respect no matter the issue. By Dana Redricks Quote Right
Quote Left FROM HER DOOR FROM HER DOOR I CAN SEE HER FACE COMING UP THE SIDE WALK. FROM HER DOOR SHE LOOK WONDERFUL TO ME WITH HER KEYS. FROM HER DOOR SHE IS ONE LOVING LOOKING LADY I SEE. FROM HER DOOR I AM FULL UP WITH LOVE WITH HER. MR. PROFESSOR. JERRY”BIG PAPA” WELLS AUTHOR Quote Right
Quote Left HER SPARKLE EYES HER SPARKLE EYES IS BEAUTIFUL TO SEE. HER SPARKLE EYES MAKE YOU SMILE ALL OVE THE PLACE. HER SPARKLE EYES IT THE REASON WHY YOU IS SO HAPPPY. HER SPARKLE EYES SI THE REASON WHY YOU IS IN LOVE WITH HER. MR. PROFESSOR. JERRY”BIG PAPA” WELLS AUTHOR Quote Right
Quote Left 2 HER WAY HER WAY IN ALL THE WAYS YOU COMFORT ME FORM YOUR HEART. HER WAY SHE HOLD ME IN HER ARMS. HER WAY SHE LOOKED AT ME WITH HER EYES. HER WAY TO DO THE SHE CAN DO. MR. PROFESSOR. JERRY”BIG PAPA” WELLS AUTHOR Quote Right
Quote Left 1 INSIDE OF YOUR HEART INSIDE OF YOUR HEART IS WONDERFUL LOVE. INSIDE OF YOUR HEART IS THE SWEETEST THOUGHTS YOU COULD EVER THINK. INSIDE OF YOUR HEART WHAT IS THE MOST WONDERFUL LOVE YOU COULD EVERY FEELL. INSIDE OF YOUR HEART HOW MUCH LOVE OU HAVE FOR YOUR SELF. MR. PROFESSOR. JERRY”BIG PAPA” WELLS AUTHOR Quote Right
Quote Left Responsibility: 1. Capacity to appropriately react. 2. Authority to respond therapeutically, positively, cooperatively. Quote Right
Quote Left QUOTE 13 YOUR LOVE YOUR LOVE IS UNENDING WITH YOU. YOUR LOVE IS LIKE THE STARS IN HEAVEAN. YOUR LOVE IS ALWAYS THERE MORE THAN YOU WILL EVER KNOW. YOUR LOVE WHAT IS YOUR LOVE TO ME. MR. PROFESSOR. JERRY”BIG PAPA” WELLS AUTHOR Quote Right
Quote Left "When you gave yourself full authority to turn you into a person who can no longer shed a tear, you have made a wall no soul can break in." Quote Right
Quote Left Life Is A Lesson: Author Dana Redricks Life is getting better, and life is full of lessons; some good, and some bad, but I count each day as a blessing. Quote Right
Quote Left We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will. --- Chuck Palahniuk author of 'Fight Club' Quote Right
Quote Left No man is AUTHORIZED to call another man Trash. The Big Valley INSP Quote Right
Quote Left As I was told when I was younger I have problems with authority but I heard it makes for a good business man how may i be of assistance. Quote Right
Quote Left Your doctor is the ultimate authority on your health, you are its ultimate protector. Quote Right
Quote Left You are the author of your life so never lose your pen before it's published Quote Right
Quote Left 'The mystery of life is not a problem to solve, but a reality to experience.' Frank Herbert Dune Author Quote Right
Quote Left Love authors the best poetry. Quote Right

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