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Afif Safieh Quotes

Please enjoy these encouraging quotes by Afif Safieh.

The tormenting dilemma of the Middle East is this:
either we have one people too many,
or one state too few.
- Afif Safieh

Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him,
insists on tormenting generations to come.
- Baron de Montesquieu

I am fully persuaded that thousands of our fellow-men
might profit equally by a similar course to mine;
but,
constitutions not being all alike, a different course
of treatment may be advisable for the removal of so
tormenting an affliction.
- William Banting

Of all the cants which are canted in this canting world,
- though the cant of hypocrites may be the worst,
- the cant of criticism is the most tormenting!
- Laurence Sterne

 

Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.
- The Buddha

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

Action is the real measure of intelligence.
- Napoleon Hill (author of the classic Think and Grow Rich)

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Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

A publisher should always be on the receiving end.
He should take an interest in almost any subject and remain anonymous,
letting the author take center stage.
- Cass Canfield

It is conceivable that what is unified form to the
author or composer may of necessity be formless to his audience.
- Charles Ives

I would very much like to become a best-selling author.
- Manuel Puig

There is no God, Nature sufficeth unto herself;
in no wise hath she need of an author.
- Marquis de Sade

No author ever drew a character consistent to human nature,
but he was forced to ascribe to it many inconsistencies.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

Our life is a book that writes itself and whose principal
themes sometimes escape us.
We are like characters in a novel who do not always
understand what the author wants of them.
- Julien Green

One way an author dies a little each day is when his books go out of print.
- William Goldman

How many authors are there among writers? Author means originator.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

All the best performers bring to their role something more,
something different than what the author put on paper.
That's what makes theatre live.
That's why it persists.
- Stephen Sondheim

When we see a natural style, we are astonished and charmed;
for we expected to see an author,
and we find a person.
- Blaise Pascal

You know what the critics are.
If you tell the truth they only say you're cynical
and it does an author no good to get a reputation for cynicism.
- W. Somerset Maugham

After an author has been dead for some time,
it becomes increasingly difficult for his publishers
to get a new book out of him each year.
- Robert Benchley

Writing a song is much like being an author.
Yes, we all have tools to write (everyone has a brain I hope!),
but that doesn't all of a sudden make us best selling authors.
- Ken Hill

Why should any man have power over any other man's faith,
seeing Christ Himself is the author of it?
- George Fox

No author has created with less emphasis such pathetic
characters as Chekhov has.
- Vladimir Nabokov

I think people enjoy a series.
When you like a story, many readers want more of the same,
which is dandy, if the author and the characters have more to say.
- Sarah Zettel

Oh, I think every author is inspired by all of the books that she reads.
- Cornelia Funke

An author departs, he does not die.
- Dinah Maria Mulock

The things I write are for those who are willing to
accept a new relationship between the reader and the author.
- Jerzy Kosinski

The more gifted and talkative one's characters are,
the greater the chances of their resembling the author in tone or tint of mind.
- Vladimir Nabokov

I did about 2000 covers altogether, for all sorts of books -
from Shakespeare to James Bond -
and I always had the idea that I must give 100%,
no matter who the author was.
- Dick Bruna

I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

An SF author who reads only SF will have little new to contribute,
but someone with a broader experience will bring more to the table.
- Walter Jon Williams

If Shakespeare had to go on an author tour to promote Romeo and Juliet,
he never would have written Macbeth.
- Joyce Brothers

One of the great currents in the contemporary experience
of art is that it seems to come out of the experience of the author.
- Anish Kapoor

Certainly the most diverse, if minor,
pastime of literary life is the game of Find the Author.
- Arthur Miller

The language fictional characters use is chosen for effect,
at least if the author is concentrating.
- John M. Ford

The future author is one who discovers that language,
the exploration and manipulation of the resources of language,
will serve him in winning through to his way.
- Thornton Wilder

When a Benefit is wrongly conferred,
the author of the Benefit may often be said to injure.
- Plato

Every author really wants to have letters printed in the papers.
Unable to make the grade, he drops down a rung of the
ladder and writes novels.
- P. G. Wodehouse

The author of the Iliad is either Homer or,
if not Homer, somebody else of the same name.
- Aldous Huxley

The author, in his work, must be like God in the Universe,
present everywhere and visible nowhere.
- Gustave Flaubert

Now I'm not an author, I'm a writer,
that's all I am.
- Mickey Spillane

The author himself is the best judge of his own performance;
none has so deeply meditated on the subject;
none is so sincerely interested in the event.
- Edward Gibbon

If the work is poor, the public taste will soon do it justice.
And the author, reaping neither glory nor fortune,
will learn by hard experience how to correct his mistakes.
- Jacques-Louis David

Book tours are almost designed to beat out of an author
any affection he has for his book.
- Michael Lewis

I think of myself as a very lazy author.
- Neil Gaiman

I suppose if I was to have to pick a few,
Ursula LeGuin would have to top the list.
It was while reading her work that I decided I wanted to be an author.
- Sarah Zettel

The author of McCarthyism was given the distinction
of addressing the Republican National Convention.
This strikes terror in the hearts of honest men.
- Emanuel Celler

I have no intention of becoming a shorthand author.
- Isaac Pitman

At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected?
I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us.
It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot,
we must ourselves be its author and finisher.
As a nation of freemen, we must live
through all time, or die by suicide.
- Abraham Lincoln

The really great novel tends to be the exact negative of its author's life.
- Andre Maurois

There is an element of autobiography in all fiction
in that pain or distress,
or pleasure, is based on the author's own.
But in my case that is as far as it goes.
- William Trevor

Almost anyone can be an author; the business is to
collect money and fame from this state of being.
- A. A. Milne

I have been told by hospital authorities that more
copies of my works are left behind by departing patients
than those of any other author.
- Robert Benchley

Making a book is a craft, like making a clock;
it needs more than native wit to be an author.
- Jean de la Bruyere

The prosecutor, who is supposed to carry the burden of proof,
really is an author.
- Scott Turow

Call me the author.
- Joan Didion

With the marketing pressures driving the book world today,
it's much easier to get the author of a memoir on a
television show than a serious novelist.
- David Halberstam

No, it's not a very good story - its author was too
busy listening to other voices to listen as closely
as he should have to the one coming from inside.
- Stephen King

Every author, however modest, keeps a most outrageous
vanity chained like a madman in the padded cell of his breast.
- Logan P. Smith

The prime goal of an author is the same as a musician,
which is to emotionally connect with the reader in some way or another.
- Ken Hill

In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
- Voltaire

Shakespeare is the true multicultural author.
He exists in all languages.
He is put on the stage everywhere.
Everyone feels that they are represented by him on the stage.
- Harold Bloom

I'm a commercial writer, not an author.
Margaret Mitchell was an author.
She wrote one book.
- Mickey Spillane

A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one,
it comes as sincerely from the author's soul.
- Aldous Huxley

Have you ever observed that we pay much more attention
to a wise passage when it is quoted than when we read
it in the original author?
- Philip Gilbert Hamerton

An author must be nothing if he do not love truth;
a barrister must be nothing if he do.
- Anthony Trollope

With any work worth its salt, you have to trust the
author enough to take its measure.
And if you apply too many preconceptions,
you are not taking its measure.
- Art Spiegelman

Choose an author as you choose a friend.
- Arthur Helps

The author takes the position that the consumer pays the tax,
and as such every individual of the social order should
be given unlimited opportunity to make the most of himself.
- Carter G. Woodson

If modesty and candor are necessary to an author in
his judgment of his own works,
no less are they in his reader.
- Sarah Fielding

I consider myself an inventor, entrepreneur,
and author.
- Ray Kurzweil


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