Haven’t I? - he thought. Haven’t I thought of it since the first...– Hank Rearden to Dagny Taggart in Atlas Shrugged
Dagny, there is nothing of any importance in life except how well you do your...– Young Francisco d’Anconia to Dagny Taggart in Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
Her eyes were glittering like the eyes of a child when you give a nice surprise,...– All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren
The creation of man whom God in his foreknowledge knew doomed to sin was the...– All the Kings Men by Robert Penn Warren
Tell me a story. In this century, and moment, of mania, Tell me a story. Make...– “Tell me A Story” by Robert Penn Warren
…when we sit down day after day and keep grinding, something mysterious...– The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
Make the tale live for us, in all its many bearings. O Muse.– Homer’s Odyssey (translated by T.E Lawrence)
Authenticity is invaluable, originality is non-existent.
maddierose: She doesn’t say ‘I love you’ like a normal person. Instead, she’ll laugh, shake her head, give you a little smile, and say… ‘You’re an idiot’. If she tells you you’re an idiot, you are a lucky man.