Quotes of Engross

“ Neither man nor God is going to tell me what to write. ”

- James T. Farrell

“ He that writes to himself, writes to an eternal public. ”

- Eliza Cook

“ We do not write as we want, but as we can. ”

- W. Somerset Maugham

“ Journalists write because they have nothing to say, and have something to say because they write. ”

- Karl Kraus

“ This isn't about spreading capitalism, this is about spreading monopolization. ”

- John Taylor

“ I'm just going to write because I cannot help it. ”

- Charlotte Bronte

“ You tell your doctor, that y' are ill And what does he, but write a bill, Of which you need not read one letter, The worse the scrawl, the dose the better. For if you knew but what you take, Though you recover, he must break. ”

- Matthew

“ But, George and Steven asked me to write the Indiana Jones sequels, and I didn't want to. ”

- Lawrence Kasdan

“ I look at you and I write down what I hear. ”

- Virgil Thomson

“ I didn't write anything until I was well over 30. ”

- Penelope Lively

“ It is better to be able neither to read nor write than to be able to do nothing else. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ I would not want to win the presidency by a few votes cast in error or misinterpreted or miscounted, and I don't think Governor Bush does either. ”

- Al Gore

“ I write best in the morning, and I can only write for about half a day, that's about it. ”

- Norton Juster

“ I am never going to have anything more to do with politics or politicians. When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely to writing and painting. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ I am never going to write for the sake of writing. ”

- Emma Lazarus

“ All I have to do is pose for a picture and I'm getting married to the person standing next to me. ”

- Steven Spielberg

“ Talent is a question of quantity. Talent does not write one page: it writes three hundred. ”

- Jules Renard

“ Talent is a matter of quantity. Talent does not write one page, it writes three hundred. ”

- Jules Renard

“ I must have something to engross my thoughts, some object in life which will fill this vacuum and prevent this sad wearing away of the heart. ”

- Elizabeth Blackwell

“ When one is happy there is no time to be fatigued; being happy engrosses the whole attention. ”

- Edward Frederic Benson

“ All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. ”

- Aristotle

“ I write about violence as naturally as Jane Austen wrote about manners. Violence shapes and obsesses our society, and if we do not stop being violent we have no future. ”

- Edward Bond

“ The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it. ”

- James M. Barrie

“ The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another. ”

- Matthew

“ We write our own destiny; we become what we do. ”

- Madame Chiang Kai Shek

“ To write is a humiliation. ”

- Edward Dahlberg

“ You don't write because you want to say something; you write because you've got something to say. ”

- Francis Scott Fitzgerald

“ You don't write because you want to say something; you write because you've got something to say. ”

- Unknown

“ You can teach someone who cares to write columns, but you can't teach someone who writes columns to care. ”

- Ellen Goodman

“ We do not write because we want to; we write because we have to. ”

- W. Somerset Maugham
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