Jack Prelutsky Famous Quotes & Sayings

Browse top 32 famous quotes and sayings by Jack Prelutsky. Read & share Jack Prelutsky quotes pictures with friends. Free using on Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 32 Jack Prelutsky Quotes

#1. Otherwise I don't read much adult poetry at all, because I'm not smart enough and mostly I don't get it. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #1152262
#2. You're nasty and you're loud,
you're mean enough for two,
If I could be a cloud,
I'd rain all day on you. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #1846852
#3. I invented animals and birds - I had about two dozen. After working on them for six months, I sat down and just for fun wrote two dozen poems to accompany the drawings. It was for no one to every see, but a friend sent me in to an editor. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #1801184
#4. Children seem naturally drawn to poetry - it's some combination of the rhyme, rhythm, and the words themselves. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #1763594
#5. The BALLPOINT PENGUINS, black and white,
Do little else but write and write.
Although they've nothing much to say,
They write and write it anyway ... - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #1756377
#6. A poet is not something you become; a poet is something you are. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #1685482
#7. I look for poetry in English because it's the only language I read. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #1685289
#8. The sound of a word is at least as important as the meaning. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #1609157
#9. She comes by night, in fearsome flight, in garments black as pitch, the queen of doom upon her broom, the wild and wicked witch. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #1561718
#10. If you don't believe in dragons,
It is curiously true
That the dragons you disparage
Choose to not believe in you. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #1556555
#11. Poetry seems to sink into us the way prose doesn't. I can still quote verses I learned when I was very young, but I have trouble remembering one line of a novel I just finished reading. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #1539223
#12. I'm working now on a collection of Shakespearean sonnets, about 100 of them, that I may publish if anyone's interested. My take on life is a little different from the bard's. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #1356879
#13. My wife used to tell me one of my best qualities was that my feet don't smell, but I remember my brother's did when we were kids. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #1346305
#14. Frankly, writing poetry for children is plain old fun, and I consider myself blessed to have such a delightful career. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #1316096
#15. I always knew would be some sort of artist, but didn't know what. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #1216006
#16. We all need ways to express ourselves, and poetry is one of mine. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #1206453
#17. His blood is black and boiling hot, he gurgles ghastly groans. He'll cook you in his dinner pot, your skin, your flesh, your bones. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #30643
#18. Writing gives me the opportunity to explore ideas, play with language, solve problems, use my imagination, and draw on my own childhood. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #1137723
#19. I write the poems first, with only a few exceptions for odd reasons, where I'm given the illustration first. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #1090132
#20. I accept challenges, I have always done that in writing. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #1085942
#21. There's not too much difference between writing a picture book and writing a collection of a hundred poems or so, except that the bigger books take a lot longer to do. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #848484
#22. Then I decided to draw from and on my own imagination, and everything came out perfect. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #713073
#23. My reading is extremely eclectic. Lately I've been teaching myself computer graphics, so I'm reading a lot about that. I read books of trivia, of facts. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #644128
#24. I've been influenced by poets as diverse as Dylan Thomas, Lewis Carroll, and Edgar Allan Poe. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #643303
#25. After I'd produced about two dozen pen and ink drawings, one evening I decided that they needed poems to accompany them. I still have no idea where that notion came from, but it took me about two hours to produce verses for these creatures. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #611351
#26. I'm usually working on eight or 10 things at once. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #520568
#27. In masks and gown we haunt the street
And knock on doors for trick or treat
Tonight we are the king and queen,
For oh tonight it's Halloween! - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #318947
#28. I'm mostly influenced by life, what's around me, and my own childhood. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #293066
#29. I would go to sketch groups and draw. I really enjoyed the subject matter, but I wasn't good at it. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #266334
#30. When I began writing, I didn't read any other children's poets ... I didn't want to be influenced until I'd found my own voice. Now I read them all. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #189674
#31. I keep a guitar around while writing and will improvise music. I do this for several reasons, such as that it's fun, and sometimes it helps me with the meter. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #88448
#32. I'm never bored. - Author: Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky Quotes #87591

Famous Authors

Popular Topics