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Shakespeare - The Early Years

Inspiration for a spot o' Macbeth

Shakespeare - The Early Years thanks to Mel Hardman

'Out, damned spot! out, I say!' - Macbeth Act V, Scene I

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Vigorous writing is concise. - William Strunk, Jr.

Love is the poetry of the senses. - Honore de Balzac

I want to make a poem of my life. - Yukio Mishima

Easy reading is damn hard writing. - Nathaniel Hawthorne

Poetry should only occupy the idle. - Lord Byron

A poem begins with a lump in the throat. - Robert Frost

That's not writing, that's typing. - Truman Capote

You campaign in poetry; you govern in prose. - Mario Cuomo

A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom. - Robert Frost

Pure mathematics is the poetry of logical ideas. - Albert Einstein

The point of good writing is knowing when to stop. - L.M. Montgomery

Me writing about tennis is like a baker baking bread. - Ion Tiriac

If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash. - Leonard Cohen

There is creative reading as well as creative writing. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture. - Elvis Costello

I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree. - Joyce Kilmer

If you really want to know yourself, start by writing a book. - Shereen El Feki

Prose is a museum, where all the old weapons of poetry are kept. - T.E. Hulme

It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart. - Rainer M. Rilke

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

The dark night was the first book of poetry, and the constellations were the poems. - Chet Raymo

Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book. - Cicero

I can write the saddest poem of all tonight. I loved her, and sometimes she loved me too. - Pablo Neruda

We are all pencils in the hand of a writing God, who is sending love letters to the world. - Mother Teresa

Writing is like sewing together what I call these 'buttons,' these bits and pieces. - Sandra Cisneros

There are two ways of disliking poetry; one way is to dislike it, the other is to read Pope. - Oscar Wilde

Writing is very much a playground - an artistic playground. It's the most fun thing I do. - Shania Twain

What do people do with all the extra time they save by writing 'k' instead of 'ok'? - Unknown

I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman. - Virginia Woolf

Mark my words, when a society has to resort to the lavatory for its humour, the writing is on the wall. - Alan Bennett

When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature. - Ernest Hemingway

Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring at a blank piece of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead. - Gene Fowler

The greatest ideas, the most profound thoughts, and the most beautiful poetry are born from the womb of silence. - William A. Ward

I can't understand why you don't get any mail from me. Perhaps it's because I haven't been writing. - Groucho Marx

I met a man at a party. He said, "I'm writing a novel." I said, "Oh, really? Neither am I." - Peter Cook

The best way to become a successful writer is to read good writing, remember it, and then forget where you remember it from. - Gene Fowler

If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week. - Charles Darwin

Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. - Donald Trump

Stretching the capabilities of my imagination is a crucial aspect of writing fiction; you could think of it as a mental form of athleticism. - Julia Glass

Schools must stop being holding pens to keep energetic young people off the job market and off the streets. We stretch puberty out a long, long time. - Toni Morrison


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