Monday, July 18, 2011

Quotes that Resonate


I haven't posted any quotes for some time...so here's some that resonate with me =)

A perfectly healthy sentence, it is true, is extremely rare. For the most part we miss the hue and fragrance of the thought; as if we could be satisfied with the dews of the morning or evening without their colors, or the heavens without their azure.  
~Henry David Thoreau


Writing books is the closest men ever come to childbearing. 
~Norman Mailer 

After all, most writing is done away from the typewriter, away from the desk. I'd say it occurs in the quiet, silent moments, while you're walking or shaving or playing a game, or whatever, or even talking to someone you're not vitally interested in.
~Henry Miller


Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood.
~Gabriel Garcia Marquez
 

2 comments:

Christina Phillips said...

I love that second quote, Mel!! *snort*!

Mel Teshco said...

hey Christina! It's pretty accurate isn't it LOL!!!

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