Wednesday, January 05, 2005

Quotable Writers' Quotes

"A blank piece of paper is God's way of telling us how hard it to be
God - Sidney Sheldon

I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and
took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again. - Oscar Wilde

The reason one writes isn't the fact he wants to say something. He
writes because he has something to say - F. Scott Fitzgerald

My purpose is to entertain myself first and other people secondly -
John D. MacDonald

A desk is a dangerous place from which to watch the world- John le

At least half the mystery novels published violate the law that the
solution, once revealed, must seem to be inevitable - Raymond Chandler"

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