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The most noble criticism is that in which the critic is not the antagonist so much as the rival of the author.

Tags: Criticism, Noble  ✍ Author: Isaac D\'Israeli

When you're an author, you're always two people. Jasper the writer is different from Jasper the person at home.

Tags: Home, Writer  ✍ Author: Jasper Fforde

What an author likes to write most is his signature on the back of a cheque.

Tags: Likes, Write  ✍ Author: Anatole France

I think of myself as a very lazy author.

Tags: Lazy  ✍ Author: Neil Gaiman

At dramatic rehearsals, the only author that's better than an absent one is a dead one.

Tags: Dead, Dramatic  ✍ Author: George S. Kaufman

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

Tags: Natural, Style  ✍ Author: Blaise Pascal

I am not a particularly thick-skinned person.

 ✍ Author: J. K. Rowling

The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar things new.

Tags: Engaging, Familiar  ✍ Author: William Makepeace Thackeray

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

Tags: Works  ✍ Author: Voltaire

My parents were horrified when I told them I wanted to be an author.

Tags: Parents, Wanted  ✍ Author: Lloyd Alexander

Who learns most from a good book is the author.

Tags: Book, Good  ✍ Author: Peter Berg

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

Tags: Tour, Written  ✍ Author: Joyce Brothers

I'm very comfortable with tweeting, I have a very active author Facebook page, I Skype book clubs all over the world.

Tags: Active, Book  ✍ Author: Cathy Marie Buchanan

Novels are a kind of experiment in selfhood, for the reader as well as for the author.

Tags: Experiment, Reader  ✍ Author: Jack Dee

Being an author is always like being a well-run dictatorship - it's all one person speaking.

Tags: Speaking  ✍ Author: Junot Diaz

Call me the author.

Tags: Call  ✍ Author: Joan Didion

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

Tags: Books, Print  ✍ Author: William Goldman

I shall be but a shrimp of an author.

Tags: Shall, Shrimp  ✍ Author: Thomas Gray

An author's characters do what he wants them to do.

Tags: Characters, Wants  ✍ Author: Timothy Griffin

I have relaxed into my persona as an author, although I used to fight that.

Tags: Fight, Used  ✍ Author: David Guterson

Choose an author as you choose a friend.

Tags: Choose, Friend  ✍ Author: Arthur Helps

For me to be a billion-dollar author, I need to have people buying my books at Wal-Mart.

Tags: Books, Buying  ✍ Author: Amanda Hocking

I consider myself an inventor, entrepreneur, and author.

Tags: Consider, Inventor  ✍ Author: Ray Kurzweil

One of the agonies of being an author is to know when to stop writing.

Tags: Stop, Writing  ✍ Author: Henning Mankell

I am sure that no traveler seeing things through author spectacles can see them as they are.

Tags: Seeing, Sure  ✍ Author: Harriet Martineau

It's easier to come up with new stories than it is to finish the ones you already have. I think every author would feel that way.

Tags: Finish, Stories  ✍ Author: Stephenie Meyer

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

Tags: Game, Life  ✍ Author: Arthur Miller

As a journalist for 35 years, and now author for 20, I've learned that there's always more.

Tags: Journalist, Learned  ✍ Author: Giorgio Morandi

An author departs, he does not die.

Tags: Die  ✍ Author: Dinah Maria Mulock

I have no intention of becoming a shorthand author.

Tags: Becoming, Intention  ✍ Author: Isaac Pitman

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

Tags: Become  ✍ Author: Manuel Puig

Truth is Mormonism. God is the author of it.

Tags: God, Truth  ✍ Author: Joseph Smith, Jr.

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

Tags: Writer  ✍ Author: Mickey Spillane

I became a children's author by accident.

Tags: Accident, Children  ✍ Author: Jerry Spinelli

It was a different planet in 1967, the Broadway theatre. It had a little ashtray clamped to the back of every seat and the author got 10% of the gross.

Tags: Planet, Theatre  ✍ Author: Tom Stoppard

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

Tags: Love, Truth  ✍ Author: Anthony Trollope

I wanted to be an author for as long as I can remember.

Tags: Remember, Wanted  ✍ Author: Walter Jon Williams

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.

Tags: Ladder, Wants  ✍ Author: P. G. Wodehouse