Category Archives: quotations

The poet and the alphabet …

To the poet the alphabet is but a puzzle waiting to be solved.

Avram Ohm (1954 –  )

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The poet and the alphabet …

To the poet the alphabet is but a puzzle waiting to be solved.

Avram Ohm (1954 –  )

Elizabeth Barrett Browning on writer’s block …

At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

Eudora Welty on the danger of a man with manners …

Beware of a man with manners.

Eudora Welty (1909-2001)

William Faulkner on the work ethic of a mule …

A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once.

William Faulkner (1897-1962)

The poet and the alphabet …

To the poet the alphabet is but a puzzle waiting to be solved.

Avram Ohm (1954 –  )

Groucho Marx on the proliferation of writers and authors …

Practically everybody in New York has half a mind to write a book, and does.

Groucho Marx (1890–1977)