30 wise sayings from authors


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30 wise sayings from authors. These author quotes are so insightful that, some of these can change your way of thinking.

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30 wise sayings from authors

  1. 1. William Golding "What a man does defiles him, not what is done by others."
  2. 2. Vladimir Nabokov "Literature and butterflies are the two sweetest passions known to man."
  3. 3. Stephen King "If you liked being a teenager, there's something really wrong with you."
  4. 4. Roald Dahl "A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men."
  5. 5. Richard Yates "Most human beings are inescapably alone, and therein lies their tragedy."
  6. 6. Philip Roth "Just like those who are incurably ill, the aged know everything about their dying except exactly when."
  7. 7. Maya Angelou "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."
  8. 8. Paolo Coelho "You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it."
  9. 9. Oscar Wilde "Be yourself; everyone else is already taken."
  10. 10. Mark Twain "Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life."
  11. 11. Mario Puzo "Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment."
  12. 12. Margaret Atwood "War is what happens when language fails."
  13. 13. Kurt Vonnegut "If people think nature is their friend, then they sure don't need an enemy."
  14. 14. Jonathan Franzen "We may freak out globally, but we suffer locally."
  15. 15. John Grisham "You live your life today, Not tomorrow, and certainly not yesterday."
  16. 16. Jack Kerouac "Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion."
  17. 17. J D Salinger "All morons hate it when you call them a moron."
  18. 18. Ian McEwan "No one knows anything, really. It's all rented, or borrowed."
  19. 19. George Orwell "Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it."
  20. 20. Erica Jong "Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't."
  21. 21. Gabriel Garcia Marquez It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams."
  22. 22. Ernest Hemingway "Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut."
  23. 23. Donna Tartt "I think innocence is something that adults project upon children that's not really there."
  24. 24. Chuck Palahniuk "If you love something set it free, but don't be surprised if it comes back with herpes."
  25. 25. Charles Dickens "Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts."
  26. 26. Daphne Du Maurier "Women want love to be a novel, men a short story."
  27. 27. Bret Easton Ellis "Life is like a typographical error: we're constantly writing and rewriting things over each other."
  28. 28. Anthony Burgess "One of the delights known to age, and beyond the grasp of youth, is that of Not Going."
  29. 29. Anne Rice "Evil is always possible. Goodness is a difficulty."
  30. 30. Aldous Huxley "An intellectual is a person who's found one thing that's more interesting than sex."
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