Writer Quotes

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 0 Comments A+ a-


“She had an unequalled gift, especially pen in hand, of squeezing big mistakes into small opportunities.” -"Greville Fane," from The Real Thing: and Other Tales (1893)

“No man was more foolish when he had not a pen in his hand, or more wise when he had.” - Samuel Johnson

“I am a galley slave to pen and ink.” - Honore de Balzac

“Men have every advantage of us in telling their story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has been in their hands.” - Jane Austen

“First, think in as homely a way as you can; next, shove your pen under the thought, and lift it by polysyllables to the true level of fiction.” - Charles Reade