Quotes by publishers

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  • George Ade
    George Ade
    American humorist, playwright 1866-1944
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    After being Turned Down by numerous Publishers, he had decided to write for Posterity.
  • Augusten Burroughs
    Augusten Burroughs
    American writer 1965-
    Augusten Burroughs
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    As a writer, you can't allow yourself the luxury of being discouraged and giving up when you are rejected, either by agents or publishers. You absolutely must plow forward.
  • Cyril Connolly
    Cyril Connolly
    British criticus 1903-1974
    Cyril Connolly
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    As repressed sadists are supposed to become policemen or butchers so those with an irrational fear of life become publishers.
  • Buchi Emecheta
    Buchi Emecheta
    Nigerian-born British novelist 1944-2017
    Buchi Emecheta
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    As soon as I finish a book, I sell the paperback rights to different publishers and that's where I recoup my money.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    I finished my first book seventy-six years ago. I offered it to every publisher on the English-speaking earth I had ever heard of. Their refusals were unanimous: and it did not get into print until, fifty years later; publishers would publish anything that had my name on it.
  • Alan Parsons
    Alan Parsons
    English audio engineer, songwriter, musician 1948-
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    I'm delighted about the track's success in the sports world, but the frustrating thing is, I don't think I got rich on it. The labels and publishers did very cheap deals on our songs.
  • Umberto Eco
    Umberto Eco
    Italian writer 1932 -
    Umberto Eco
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    It is a myth of publishers that people want to read easy things.
  • Belle Boyd
    Belle Boyd
    American Confederate spy 1844-1900
    Belle Boyd
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    My memoirs were written, and a portion of them already in the hands of the publishers, when the startling news came which has thrilled all Europe and filled her inhabitants with horror - the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States.
  • Hunter S. Thompson
    Hunter S. Thompson
    American journalist 1939-
    Hunter S. Thompson
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    Publishers are notoriously slothful about numbers, unless they're attached to dollar signs - unlike journalists, quarterbacks, and felony criminal defendants who tend to be keenly aware of numbers at all times.
  • William Faulkner
    William Faulkner
    American writer 1897-1962
    William Faulkner
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    The artist is of no importance. Only what he creates is important, since there is nothing new to be said. Shakespeare, Balzac, Homer have all written about the same things, and if they had lived one thousand or two thousand years longer, the publishers wouldn't have needed anyone since.
  • Eduardo Galeano
    Eduardo Galeano
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    The walls are the publishers of the poor.
  • Beck
    Beck
    American musician, singer and songwriter 1970-
    Beck
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    There are a lot of people who really abused sampling and gave it a bad name, by just taking people's entire hit songs and rapping over them. It gave publishers license to get a little greedy.
  • Barbara Bush
    Barbara Bush
    American First Lady 1925-
    Barbara Bush
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    Three publishers came to me at the White House after George lost and said, 'We would like to publish your book.' I said, 'Well, I don't have a book,' and they said well it's a well known fact that you have kept diaries.
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