Quotes

Quotes that I love:

“You can’t kill time without injuring eternity.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

“You have not converted a man just because you have silenced him.” ~ John Morely

“Hate looks like everybody else until it smiles.” ~ Tahereh Mafi Shatter Me

“There are three rules for writing a novel…

1.

2.

3.

…unfortunately, no one knows what they are.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham

“Don’t tell me the moon is shining, show me the glint of light on broken glass.” ~ Anton Checkhov

“Fairy tales are true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” ~ G.K. Chesterton

“Mistakes are not stupid; they are important. If every experiment we did turned out exactly the way we wanted it to, we would not learn anything. We would end the lab with the exact amount of knowledge that we began with, and that is not what science is about.” ~ Mr. M

“Do you ever get the feeling someone doesn’t like you?” ~ James Bond

“Nothing has changed since Red Riding Hood. So, what they are frightened of today are the exact things that they were frightened of yesterday.” ~ Alfred Hitchcock

“Those three words are said too much or not enough.” ~ Snow Patrol Chasing Cars

“Politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous.  In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.”  ~ Winston Churchill

“Maybe there is no beast… Maybe it’s only us.” ~ William Golding Lord of the Flies

“My life is spent in one long effort to escape the commonplaces of existence.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes and the Red-Headed League

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1 Comment

  1. Love the W. Somerset Maugham quote…. as someone that has always wanted to write fiction, and yet never seems to have time I am jealous, even if I only have myself to blame….
    I must check that Hourglass blog too…
    Keep writing – for someone so young you certainly have talent!

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