Quotes by letters

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  • Pam Brown
    Pam Brown
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    A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    Critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters, stationed at the corners of newspapers and reviews, to challenge every new author.
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
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    A man who publishes his letters becomes a nudist - nothing shields him from the world's gaze except his bare skin. A writer, writing away, can always fix himself up to make himself more presentable, but a man who has written a letter is stuck with it for all time.
  • Lawrence Durrell
    Lawrence Durrell
    British Author 1912-1990
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    A woman's best love letters are always written to the man she is betraying.
  • Barry Humphries
    Barry Humphries
    Australian comedian, actor, artist, and author 1934-
    Barry Humphries
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    Although there were many who did the dirty on him in the envious world of letters, Stephen* never let any of them live rent-free in his brain.
    Source: My Life as Me: A Memoir
  • Bill Hicks
    Bill Hicks
    American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist and musician 1961-1994
    Bill Hicks
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    Courtroom for Ted Bundy's trial is packed with women, trying to meet him and give him love letters and wedding-fucking-proposals...and the first thought that enters my mind is, And I'm not getting laid. What am I doing wrong?
    Source: Arizona Bay
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
    Joseph Conrad
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    Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
    Elbert Hubbard
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    Grammar is the grave of letters.
  • Anna C. Brackett
    Anna C. Brackett
    American philosopher and feminist 1836-1911
    Anna C. Brackett
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    He who receives a great many letters demanding answer, sees himself as if engaged in a hopeless struggle of one man against the rest of the world.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    I have received no more than one or two letters in my life that were worth the postage.
  • Anita Diamant
    Anita Diamant
    American author 1951-
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    I tell writers to keep reading, reading, reading. Read widely and deeply. And I tell them not to give up even after getting rejection letters. And only write what you love.
  • Anna Quindlen
    Anna Quindlen
    American author and journalist 1952-
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    I will never understand people who think that the way to show their righteous opposition to sexual freedom is to write letters full of filthy words.
  • Richard Dawkins
    Richard Dawkins
    English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941-
    Richard Dawkins
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    I'm fascinated by the idea that genetics is digital. A gene is a long sequence of coded letters, like computer information. Modern biology is becoming very much a branch of information technology.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    In a man's letters you know, Madam, his soul lies naked, his letters are only the mirror of his breast, whatever passes within him is shown undisguised in its natural process. Nothing is inverted, nothing distorted, you see systems in their elements, you discover actions in their motives.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    In old days books were written by men of letters and read by the public. Nowadays books are written by the public and read by nobody.
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