— David Allen American productivity consultant and author 1945
19 July 2011 https://twitter.com/gtdguy/status/93386722926276609
„[reading an email] "Dear Craig, … are your letters written by your writers?" No. "Does this make me one of your writers?" (ponders) Yes. "Why haven't I been paid?" Because you're one of my writers!“
— Craig Ferguson Scottish-born American television host, stand-up comedian, writer, actor, director, author, producer and voice artist 1962
„What you're saying is 'Has a historian the right to offend?' and the answer is very definitely, yes.“
— David Irving British writer and Holocaust denier 1938
Interview with John Humphrys on The Today Program (23 December 2006) http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/today/listenagain/ram/today2_irving_20061223.ram
„For any writer who wants to keep a journal, be alive to everything, not just to what you're feeling, but also to your pets, to flowers, to what you're reading.“
— May Sarton American poet, novelist, and memoirist 1912 - 1995
„You're an asshole! You're an asshole!
You're an asshole! You're an asshole!
— Frank Zappa American musician, songwriter, composer, and record and film producer 1940 - 1993
"Broken Hearts are for Assholes"
„When your mother asks, "Do you want a piece of advice?" it's a mere formality. It doesn't matter if you answer yes or no. You're going to get it anyway.“
— Erma Bombeck When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and co... 1927 - 1996
— William James American philosopher, psychologist, and pragmatist 1842 - 1910
As quoted in The Thought and Character of William James (1935) by Ralph Barton Perry, Vol. II, ch. 91
— Rod Serling American screenwriter 1924 - 1975
The Rod Serling bio page on the Internet Movie DataBase.
— Mukai Kyorai poet 1651 - 1704
Blyth (tr.), in: WKD - Matsuo Basho Archives: Mukai Kyorai https://matsuobasho-wkd.blogspot.com/2012/06/mukai-kyorai.html, matsuobasho-wkd.blogspot.com. Accessed 2018-06-23.
— Anaïs Nin writer of novels, short stories, and erotica 1903 - 1977
Context: The final lesson a writer learns is that everything can nourish the writer. The dictionary, a new word, a voyage, an encounter, a talk on the street, a book, a phrase learned. As quoted in French Writers of the Past (2000) by Carol A. Dingle, p. 126