Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Quote Me x 8

"Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man,
and writing an exact man."
--Sir Francis Bacon

"Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth."
--Lillian Hellman

"Always be nice to those younger than you,
because they are the ones who will be writing about you."
--Cyril Connolly

"Writing gives you the illusion of control,
and then you realize it's just an illusion,
that people are going to bring their own stuff into it."
--David Sedaris

"Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people."
--Kin Hubbard

"The first step in blogging is not writing them but reading them."
--Jeff Jarvis

"It is not a bad idea to get in the habit of writing down one's thoughts.
It saves one having to bother anyone else with them."
--Isabel Colegate

"If you can't annoy somebody, there's little point in writing."
--Kinsgley Amis

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