Literary Quotes

“Sometimes I wonder if there's something wrong with me. Perhaps I've spent...

“Sometimes I wonder if there's something wrong with me. Perhaps I've spent too long in the company of my literary romantic heroes, and consequently my ideals and expectations are far too high.” ― E.L. James, Fifty Shades of Grey
📅︎ Mar 17
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“Not a wasted word. This has bee...

“Not a wasted word. This has been a main point to my literary thinking all my life.” —Hunter S. Thompson
📅︎ Jan 23
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“Politics, in a literary work, is like a pistol shot in the middle of a concer...

“Politics, in a literary work, is like a pistol shot in the middle of a concert: something loud and out of place to which we are none the less compelled to pay attention.” -- Stendhal (Marie-Henri Beyle) (*The Charterhouse of Parma*) (1839)
📅︎ Jul 19
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An acquaintance laughed at you and said something stupid on certain literary matt...

An acquaintance laughed at you and said something stupid on certain literary matter. Now you're sending him a paper that demonstrates his lack of knowledge. What would it be the perfect companion-quote to subtly add a bit of pedantry and finish him?
📅︎ Dec 25
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"My father was a great literary teac...

"My father was a great literary teacher. He taught me the meaning of pain. Pain without reason." ~Charles Bukowski
📅︎ Apr 25
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My father was a great literary teac...

My father was a great literary teacher. He taught me the meaning of pain. Pain without reason. - Charles Bukowski
📅︎ Sep 08
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“Much early poetry written in what is now Canada ...

“Much early poetry written in what is now Canada retains only historical as distinct from literary interest.” (W. J Keith) -Does anyone know what it means?
📅︎ Oct 05
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"In certain kinds of writing, particularly in art criticism a...

"In certain kinds of writing, particularly in art criticism and literary criticism, it is normal to come across long passages which are almost completely lacking in meaning." - George Orwell
📅︎ Dec 12
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