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Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow?
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
John F. Kennedy
The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
Biographies are but the clothes and buttons of the man. The biography of the man himself cannot be written.
History is written by the victors.
Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.
Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see.
C. S. Lewis
I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it's better than college. People should educate themselves - you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I'd written a thousand stories.
There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written.
And were an epitaph to be my story I'd have a short one ready for my own. I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover's quarrel with the world.
It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration of passion, who cannot write well under other circumstances.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.
Of all that is written, I love only what a person has written with his own blood.
Sporadic thoughts will pop into my head and I'll have to go write something down, and the next thing you know I've written a whole song in an hour.
Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total; of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.
I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover's quarrel with the world.
If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people - including me - would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism.
Hunter S. Thompson
The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced.
Obama's health care plan will be written by a committee whose head, John Conyers, says he doesn't understand it. It'll be passed by Congress that has not read it, signed by a president who smokes, funded by a Treasury chief who didn't pay his taxes, overseen by a Surgeon General who is obese, and financed by a country that's nearly broke. What could possibly go wrong?
I have an existential map. It has 'You are here' written all over it.
I've never written a political song. Songs can't save the world. I've gone through all that.
Somewhere it is written that parents who are critical of other people's children and publicly admit they can do better are asking for it.
I wish to be cremated. One tenth of my ashes shall be given to my agent, as written in our contract.
Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books, for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not hesitate to do the same with his pen.
History should be written as philosophy.
I will say again that I have never, and would never, harm a child. It sickens me that people have written untrue things about me.
Both dreams and myths are important communications from ourselves to ourselves. If we do not understand the language in which they are written, we miss a great deal of what we know and tell ourselves in those hours when we are not busy manipulating the outside world.
The United States Constitution has proved itself the most marvelously elastic compilation of rules of government ever written.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer.
Robert Louis Stevenson
The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased.
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