Literature Quotes

174 Literature quotes:

"How can we have an educated electorate if people aren't reading. This is a drive to get literature back in people's lives and have a public discussion on issues that are in this particular book."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Literature Quotes
"I guarantee you (his opponents) will use it in campaign literature."
Author: Orr Quotes Category: Literature Quotes
"That is a very good question. I don't know the answer. But can you tell me the name of a classical Greek shoemaker?"
Author: Miller Quotes Category: Literature Quotes
"Pulp magazines were pretty much the principal form of inexpensive literature in the first part of the 20th century. If you wanted to read something and didn't want to spend the money on a hardcover book, you would go to the news stand and buy a pulp fiction magazine."
Author: Ellis Quotes Category: Literature Quotes
"A lot of Winnipeggers received real literature in their stockings this year. We have seen lots of people right now looking for books that push them and their brains."
Author: Hall Quotes Category: Literature Quotes
"From its inception, the festival has been a celebration of reading and literature of the state. It's not an academic conference. And it's been a huge success."
"This book has been called indisputably the most important book in English literature and the most important secular book of all time."
Author: Selley Quotes Category: Literature Quotes
"Literature must become party literature. Down with unpartisan litterateurs! Down with the superman of literature! Literature must become a part of the general cause of the proletariat."
Author: Lenin Quotes Category: Literature Quotes
"Perversity is the muse of modern literature."
Author: Sontag Quotes Category: Literature Quotes
"I suspect that someone removed the labels I affixed to the literature and that he or she or their surrogate plans on filing a complaint. The purpose of this letter is to advise your office that no pieces of literature were distributed without the required disclaimer and that I believe that if a complaint is filed someone is tampering with my literature to make a false complaint. Obviously, affixing labels was not the best short-term solution but the problem was addressed immediately and a long-term solution was achieved."
Author: Watson Quotes Category: Literature Quotes
"You have no idea how happy I am that you have won the Nobel Prize in literature. I think you absolutely deserve it."
Author: Havel Quotes Category: Literature Quotes
"And on top of that, my dad is a professor of literature so he's very, very smart. So I was always thinking, 'How I can aspire to be him?' There was this intimidating aura growing up with a university professor."
Author: Cage Quotes Category: Literature Quotes
"Ambiguity is Vajpayee's strength, ... His roots are in poetry and literature, and I think that's a big advantage."
"The ''text'' is merely one of the contexts of a piece of literature, its lexical or verbal one, no more or less important than the sociological, psychological, historical, anthropological or generic."
Author: Fiedler Quotes Category: Literature Quotes Literary Criticism Quotes
"Great literature cannot grow from a neglected or impoverished soil. Only if we actually tend or care will it transpire that every hundred years or so we might get a Middlemarch."
Author: James Quotes Category: Literature Quotes
"The Literature Board is extremely worried about what is happening in publishing. Their cash flow depends on finding those big nuggets and exploiting them for all they are worth."
Author: Emery Quotes Category: Literature Quotes
"Literature is not exhaustible, for the sufficient and simple reason that a single book is not. A book is not an isolated entity: it is a narration, an axis of innumerable narrations. One literature differs from another, either before or after it, not so much because of the text as for the manner in which it is read."
Author: Borges Quotes Category: Literature Quotes
"The idea of a successful novel was something that was reviewed in the Observer and then sank without trace. Literature wasn't a happening thing in those days. Music and fringe theatre and television playwriting were far more exciting."
"The decline in literature indicates a decline in the nation. The two keep pace in their downward tendency."
Author: Goethe Quotes Category: Literature Quotes
"Literature is analysis after the event."

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