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QUOTES including the word: "written"

Elder the Pliny:
  • True glory consists in doing what deserves to be written, and writing what deserves to be read.

  • Samuel Johnson:
  • What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.”

  • Joseph Conrad:
  • It was written I should be loyal to the nightmare of my choice.

  • Dorothy Parker:
  • I don't care what is written about me so long as it isn't true.

  • Carl Sandburg:
  • I have written some poetry that I don't understand myself.

  • Kornaros:
  • "So whoever has at some time been a slave to passion, let him come and hearken to what is here written"

  • Borges:
  • “Let others pride themselves about how many pages they have written; I'd rather boast about the ones I've read.”

  • Percy Shelley:
  • History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.

  • Rilke:
  • Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue.

  • Joseph Conrad:
  • My task, which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel--it is, before all, to make you see.

  • Yukio Mishima:
  • Perfect purity is possible if you turn your life into a line of poetry written with a splash of blood.

  • Dylan Thomas:
  • These poems, with all their crudities, doubts, and confusions, are written for the love of Man and in praise of God, and I’d be a damn’ fool if they weren’t.

  • Emma Goldman:
  • The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man's right to his body, or woman's right to her soul.