English Novelist Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 25 English Novelist Quotes

#1. No one, at any rate no English writer, has written better about childhood than Dickens. In spite of all the knowledge that has accumulated since, in spite of the fact that children are now comparatively sanely treated, no novelist has shown the same power of entering into the child's point of view. - Author: George Orwell
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#2. She was built for crowds. She has never come any closer to life than the dinner table. - Author: Janet Flanner
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#3. It's a marvellous life, a gregarious life that we've had. We're very lucky in that way. Unlike writers or painters, we don't sit down in front of a blank canvas and say, 'How do I start? Where do I start?' - Author: Albert Finney
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#4. I watch too much cable, I admit. Day after day it gets frustrating. Yesterday I watched as someone called legislation to prevent teacher layoffs a bailout - but I know that's not a view held by many, nor were the views I was frustrated about. - Author: Robert Gibbs
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#5. When Git needs to create a working directory, it says to the filesystem: "Hey! I have this big blob of data that is supposed to be placed at pathname path/to/directory/file. - Author: Jon Loeliger
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#6. Doubt isn't the opposite of faith; it is an element of faith. - Author: Paul Tillich
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#7. Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie Which we ascribe to heaven; the fated sky Gives us free scope; and only backward pulls Our slow designs when we ourselves are dull. How much I could do if I only tried. * (1803-1873) English dramatist, novelist, and politician. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#8. I get work because I'm primarily a novelist but I've become script doctor. I can work back and forth between French and English. - Author: Norman Spinrad
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#9. Radcliffe is the first important English novelist to use poetic epigraphs, interpolated poems, and poetic fragments decoratively, as it were, for their suggestive or mood-enhancing effects. (Matthew - Author: Ann Radcliffe
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#10. I put it to you that there are no British poets, there are no British novelists. I have heard myself described as one, but I think really I'm an English novelist; there are Scottish poets and Scottish novelists. - Author: Ian McEwan
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#11. I have an English literature degree. I wanted to be the next great American novelist from a very early age, but I put it aside for a while, because I got very realistic at one point. - Author: Daniel Suarez
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#12. Well, one of the problems of working on a story with a character that sacred in the religions of the world or in a picture about that person, is that you have to forget about that and play it as real as you can because you can't look at yourself and judge yourself. - Author: Rod Steiger
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#13. Behind the October Revolution there are more influential personalities than the thinkers and executors of Marxism. - Author: Vladimir Lenin
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#14. If you want to keep on being relevant as a director, I think you have to embrace the times. And with the times come technologies and formats. - Author: Alfonso Cuaron
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#15. The most original novelist now writing in English. - Author: Ivy Compton-Burnett
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#16. First there was Chaos,
the vast immeasurable abyss
Outrageous as a sea,
dark, wasteful, wild. - Author: John Milton
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#17. He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit, He that leaps the wide gulf should prevail in his suit. - Author: Walter Scott
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#18. Fridges can be modified to nudge their internal thermostats up and down just a little in response to the main's frequency in such a way that, without ever jeopardising the temperature of your butter, they tend to take power at times that help the grid. - Author: David J. C. MacKay
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#19. Seven is more than a lucky number or a famous baseball player's uniform. It's the brain's natural shepherd, herding vast amounts of information into manageable chunks. - Author: Jacqueline Leo
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#20. I did want to become a novelist, but the program at Waseda was pretty intense in terms of language requirements - two hours of English and four hours of Chinese. I thought, what do I need this for? So I stopped going to class. - Author: Hirokazu Koreeda
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#21. It was a rude and simple society and there were no laws to punish a starving man for expressing his need for food, such as have been established in a more humanitarian age; and the lack of any organised police permitted such persons to pester the wealthy without any great danger. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#22. I'm a home cook and love to read about food, but I'm not trained as a chef. I'm just really into cooking and passionate about it. - Author: Ted Allen
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#23. When I was in fourth grade, a novelist came to talk to my English class. She told us that being an author meant sitting at the kitchen table in pajamas, drinking tea with the dogs at your feet. - Author: J. Courtney Sullivan
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#24. I've grown tired of resting on my laurels and have decided to start resting on my failures. - Author: Dana Gould
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#25. When we stop distancing ourselves from the pain in the world, our own or others', we create the possibility of a new experience, one that often surprises because of how much joy, connection, or relief it yields. Destruction may continue, but humanity shines through. - Author: Mark Epstein
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