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A symphony is a stage play with the parts written for instruments instead of for actors.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
Books must be read as deliberately and reservedly as they were written.
Lydia M. Child
American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of the character, though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
Good novels are not written by orthodoxy-sniffers, nor by people who are conscience-stricken about their own orthodoxy. Good novels are written by people who are not frightened.
English writer 1709-1784
If a man could say nothing against a character but what he can prove, history could not be written.
American statesman 1809-1865
Let reverence for the laws be breathed by every American mother to the lisping babe that prattles on her lap. Let it be taught in schools, in seminaries, and in colleges. Let it be written in primers, spelling books, and in almanacs. Let it be preached from the pulpit, proclaimed in legislative halls, and enforced in the courts of justice. And, in short, let it become the political religion of the nation.
French novelist, pamphleteer and physician 1894-1961
Life is filigree work. What is written clearly is not worth much, it's the transparency that counts.
American poet 1885-1972
Nothing written for pay is worth printing. Only what has been written against the market.
Our great men have written words of wisdom to be used when hardship must be faced. Life obliges us with hardship so the words of wisdom shouldn't go to waste.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
Some racists still reject the plain testimony written in the DNA that all the races are not only human but nearly indistinguishable.Source: Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark (2011) 467
Persian astronoom, poet 1048-1131
The moving finger writes, and having written moves on. Nor all thy piety nor all thy wit, can cancel half a line of it.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.Source: Following the Equator (1897)
English poet 1612-1680
An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.
English actress 1992-
'Diary of a Teenage Girl' was my first American movie. It was my first movie in an American accent. It's based on a graphic novel, which was written in 2002 by someone called Phoebe Gloeckner. It was turned into a play by Marielle Heller, who then wrote it as a screenplay for Sundance Labs.
American actor, comedian, and writer 1950-
'Groundhog Day' was one of the greatest scripts ever written. It didn't even get nominated for an Academy Award.
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