A symphony is a stage play with the parts written for instruments instead of for actors.
Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.
Poetry isn’t an island, it is the bridge. Poetry isn’t a ship, it is the lifeboat. Poetry isn’t swimming. Poetry is water.
I wonder if you ever read my poems and wish they were written for you.
Words can be sculptured to mean almost anything.
Some stories are written by time, and not with a pen.
The sad thing about history is that there are so many people out there from centuries, generations, even eras ago who are no longer in existence. They're names and stories aren't written down. They're now just mysterious figures of bone and dust deep in the ground that will never be known because no one bothered knowing them.
The sad thing about history is that there are so many people out there from centuries, generations, even eras ago who are no longer in existence. Their names and stories aren't written down. They're now just mysterious figures of bone and dust deep in the ground that will never be known because no one bothered knowing them.
The wisdom of Buddha is not written in stone, but in truth.
Books aren't written - they're rewritten. Including your own. It is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the seventh rewrite hasn't quite done it.
There will be more words written on Twitter in the next two years than contained in all books ever printed.
To be honest I wrote it mainly from the reason and wanting something more than a life something which could explore my life at deeper level. Probably I have done it... probably I haven't done it... what I know is that I won't be for this Century like somebody famous... I will be still average, I can't go on the amazon and starting selling my works... I don't feel comfortable being in that state.
My favorite Twombly is 'Apollo and the Artist,' with the big 'Apollo' written across it.
Samuel Beckett's estate will not license productions of his plays that are not performed as written.
My books are written with a strong chronological spine.
A classic is a book that doesn't have to be written again.
If the Confederacy fails, there should be written on its tombstone: Died of a Theory.
Had we settled in Pennsylvania, there's no way I would have written a Confederate novel.
I have written about cultural dislocation, and I understand the corrosive effect of diminished expectations.
The discipline of the written word punishes both stupidity and dishonesty.