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Top 60 Short Written Quotes

#1. He went up to his room and sat down at the desk to write the hardest note he'd ever written in his life. He tore up four attempts before he was happy with what he'd written. It was short and to the point.

"You mean everything to me."

I - Author: Michelle Frost
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#2. I had a story-telling mother; she's written novels and short stories. So I feel like maybe I'm staying alive by telling tales. - Author: Ayshay
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#3. History can be formed from permanent monuments and records; but lives can only be written from personal knowledge, which is growing every day less, and in a short time is lost forever. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#4. My first five novels were written longhand. So were hosts of short stories. - Author: Jane Lindskold
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#5. One word after another. That's the only way that novels get written and, short of elves coming in the night and turning your jumbled notes into Chapter Nine, it's the only way to do it. So keep on keeping on. Write another word and then another. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#6. The reason I shift gears constantly, why I'm doing an opera, why I've done essays, why I've written poetry for years that nobody wanted, why I do short stories and novels and screenplays ... is so I will have new ways of failing. This means becoming a student again. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#7. The rules seem to be these: If you have written a successful novel, everyone invites you to write short stories. If you have written some good short stories, everyone wants you to write a novel. But nobody wants anything until you have already proved yourself by being published somewhere else. - Author: James A. Michener
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#8. I'm mostly a novelist these days, but I have written short stories in Fantasy, Science Fiction and horror. - Author: Sarah Zettel
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#9. I've written short stories from male perspectives before, and I've never had a problem with it as long as I've understood the character's emotions and motivations. - Author: Sara Shepard
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#10. If a book is well written i would find it too short. - Author: Jane Austen
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#11. If a book is well written,I always find it to short. - Author: Jane Austen
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#12. The first thing I read was of my character on the phone talking to Sydney's fiance. Though short, it was so beautifully written, and it made me laugh. I thought if I wanted to play a character, this would be it. - Author: Victor Garber
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#13. But for my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short. - Author: Jane Austen
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#14. Your words have come true with a vengeance that I shd [should] be forestalled ... I never saw a more striking coincidence. If Wallace had my M.S. sketch written out in 1842 he could not have made a better short abstract! Even his terms now stand as Heads of my Chapters. - Author: Charles Darwin
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#15. I never really wanted to be a writer. I know it sounds strange, but I honestly believe that I didn't pick the story; the story has picked me. I've written absolutely no fiction before 'The Immortals of Meluha.' Not even a short story in school - absolutely nothing. - Author: Amish Tripathi
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#16. The Diary of Nancy Grace Part 3 -A Short Story Written by- Starlette Summers - Author: Starlette Summers
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#17. Christians ought to carry written in our hearts the solemn truth of how short is our opportunity to witness for Christ and live for Him. - Author: Billy Graham
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#18. She liked things that had been written by people who had lived short, ugly, and tragic lives. Or, who at least, were English. - Author: Joe Hill
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#19. I have written a number of short biographical studies of insignificant personages from literary history. My interest has always been in writing biographies of the also-rans: people who lived in the shadow of fame in their own lifetime and who, since their death, have sunk into profound obscurity. - Author: Diane Setterfield
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#20. I have spend a lot of time on everything and what's impresses me about people I have written that in short stories as for the whole story, probably it should be here. - Author: Deyth Banger
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#21. Writing is my number one passion. I've written two novels. I've written a screenplay. I also write short stories and poetry. - Author: Evangeline Lilly
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#22. I blew about pounds 70,000 on stupid things - a very expensive car which got written off, and nightclubs. I'd always pick up the bill. It's very easy to spend a lot of money in a short space of time, going out. - Author: Mark Lester
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#23. Obviously not a Stephen King level writer, but I'd written short stories and short fiction, from the time I was 12. - Author: Mick Garris
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#24. If a book is well written, I will always find it too short. - Author: Jane Austen
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#25. What sad, short lives humans live! Each life a short pamphlet written by an idiot! Tut-tut, and all that. - Author: Stephen King
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#26. If a book is well written, I also find it too short. - Author: Jane Austen
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#27. I was actually sacked from my first job. It was at a workshop for a short film this poet had written, about when she used to work in a strip club. After the first week, I was told not to come back. - Author: Daisy Ridley
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#28. Rueful, bittersweet, funny, written with tenderness and bite, Merrill Feitell's stories, like so many classic short stories, are made from the plain and painful stuff of this world, and haunted by the possibility, and the impossibility, of a better one. - Author: Michael Chabon
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#29. I wanted to be a writer, but at the time, I spent my days working a retail job, my nights sleeping in my childhood bedroom, and while I had written short stories here and there, I didn't know how to write good fiction anymore than I knew how to perform good brain surgery. - Author: Anthony Marra
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#30. I have written about 240 books and some short stories, too. It's taken me many years. - Author: Eve Bunting
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#31. The written word held a power she almost revered: to be able to write so as to influence the hearts and minds of other readers seemed nothing short of a miracle. - Author: Patti Callahan Henry
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#32. I've been many kinds of writers in my career: novelist; tele-playwright; short story writer. As a high-school student, I wrote amateur pieces for fanzines, and I've written for Hollywood. - Author: George R R Martin
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#33. My colleague Bill Keegan has written a very short book ('Saving the World?') on an unlikely topic - he is the first economist to try to rehabilitate Gordon Brown. - Author: Simon Hoggart
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#34. Lord Rodrik Harlaw was neither fat nor slim; neither tall nor short; neither ugly nor handsome. His hair was brown, as were his eyes, though the short, neat beard he favored had gone grey. All in all, he was an ordinary man, distinguished only by his love of written words. - Author: George R R Martin
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#35. I had never written anything before in my life except maybe in high school when I wrote a short story, and my mother had to put an ending on that. - Author: Nicole Jordan
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#36. As we speak, that is what we are doing. Projects that come to you are not written for you. We have to take a lesson from Will Smith, who develops projects he can shine in. We're trying to develop things from the ground up. - Author: Columbus Short
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#37. 'The Observer's Very Short List' is another example of how the Observer Media Group offers its readers the most cutting-edge information, available in a variety of platforms and written by an editorial staff known for its distinctive and discerning style and wit. - Author: Jared Kushner
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#38. I've written short stories in first person, but you have so much more control writing in third person. Third person, you know what everybody's thinking. First person is very limiting, and I could never sustain a first person novel before. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#39. I have seldom written a story, long or short, that I did not have to write and rewrite. There are single stories of mine that have taken me ten or twelve years to get written. - Author: Sherwood Anderson
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#40. Her short path through life had been written and it was not her right to know the meaning, only the outcome. - Author: Stuart Land
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#41. I see so, so many novels written by people who are obviously short story writers. What they end up doing, it's going the full distance, covering three hundred pages or so, but they do it by just writing five or six long stories, and weaving them together, making them interdependent. - Author: Stephen Graham Jones
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#42. The unflattering reviews are painful for short periods of time; the badly written ones are deeply, deeply insulting. That reviewer took no time to really read the book. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#43. In Oxford before the war, I had, with this interest in mind, written a short textbook entitled, An Introduction to Economic Analysis and Policy. It was now my intention to rewrite this work. - Author: James Meade
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#44. How was I able to live alone before, my little everything? Without you I lack self-confidence, passion for work, and enjoyment of life
in short, without you, my life is no life.
[Written to his wife, Mileva] - Author: Albert Einstein
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#45. I've never written poetry. I'm not a poet, but I think the nearest you get is either the short story or the novella, in that you can't waste a word. There is no hiding place: everything's got to be seen to relate, and the prose counts. - Author: Susan Hill
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#46. I think my blog is fairly circumspect and elliptical. I've written personal essays, but they are short and to the point: in and out, and that's that. - Author: Kate Christensen
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#47. Tacitus has written an entire work on the manners of the Germans. This work is short, but it comes from the pen of Tacitus, who was always concise, because he saw everything at a glance. - Author: Tacitus
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#48. Written by the ancient Chinese philosopher of the same name, the 'Zhuangzi' is one long perplexing puzzle of a rambling collection of enigmatic short stories. It's a strange feeling to laugh at a joke written by someone in the 4th century B.C. - Author: Patrick Stump
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#49. I enjoy writing plays most. I haven't written a radio play in a while and I don't write short stories anymore because the process of submitting them depressed me. I really enjoy revising novels, but drafting them can be a pain. - Author: Sefi Atta
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#50. I don't think I would have written a combat novel if I had just had peacetime military training. I think, in fact, I probably would have remained a poet and just written a short story every now and then. - Author: Joe Haldeman
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#51. I've written over 100 short stories. You could say I'm obsessed with short stories. - Author: Nicholas Royle
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#52. I am drawn to writing books about magic and the supernatural because those are the types of books I like to read. I've written many short stories with realistic settings, and I certainly wouldn't rule out realistic novels in the future! - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#53. I wrote my first two long novels and an anthology of short narratives, when I was a manager of my own jazz bar. There was not enough time to write and I didn't know how to write novels. Therefore, I made written collages of aphorisms and rags. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#54. I've only written one decent poem in my life called "Lizard up My Leg": A lizard up my leg gave me a fright Not because he did, but 'cause he might. Okay, not a great poem, but it's honest and also it's short so I can remember it. - Author: Danny Rubin
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#55. The Bible is actually a library of books - some long, some short - written over hundreds of years by many authors. Behind each one, however, was [the] Author: the Spirit of God. - Author: Billy Graham
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#56. The forms of the short, written poem as they have been developed in English over the past few centuries can be usefully seen as compressed, truncated, or fragmented imitations of other verbal forms, especially the play, story, public oration, and personal essay. - Author: Robert Scholes
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#57. I mostly write short stories. They are best written in a continuous creative process. You have a feel of immediacy. - Author: Ruskin Bond
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#58. The film was based on a short story written by a customs officer, and was based on his experiences. - Author: Anupama Chopra
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#59. I think a lot of great software has been written by people who are scratching a short-term itch, something which has been niggling them for ages, but in the back of their mind they've got a wonderful long-term plan. - Author: Tim Berners-Lee
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#60. I never even considered writing a career option. I just liked the play of words. I was certainly interested in story, but the stories I was telling then were in narrative verse and prose poems, short and succinct, except for one novel-length poem written in narrative couplets. - Author: Charles De Lint
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