Author Quirks and Habits – A Custom-Writing.Org Production

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 Author Quirks and Habits

– A Custom-Writing.Org Production

Un-Fortune

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Un-Fortune

William Faulkner

“A man is the sum of his misfortunes. One day you’d think misfortune would get tired but then time is your misfortune”

Washington Irving

“Great minds have purpose, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortunes; but great minds rise above them.”

― Washington Irving

Solon
“If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap, whence every one must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.”
― Solon

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Newpapers — All the News that’s Fit to Print

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Mark Twain

“If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re mis-informed.”

― Mark Twain

Cassandra Clare

“Jessamine recoiled from the paper as if it were a snake. “A lady does not read the newspaper. The society pages, perhaps, or the theater news. Not this filth.”
“But you are not a lady, Jessamine—,” Charlotte began.
“Dear me,” said Will. “Such harsh truths so early in the morning cannot be good for the digestion.”
― Cassandra ClareClockwork Angel
William Faulkner

“The best fiction is far more true than any journalism.”
― William Faulkner

Bauvard

“I got hired by a newspaper to write a column on current events, so I wrote about Benjamin Franklin’s charting of the Gulf Stream.”

― BauvardEvergreens Are Prudish

Christopher Hitchens

“I became a journalist because I did not want to rely on newspapers for information.”

― Christopher Hitchens

Gwendolyn Brooks

“One reason that cats are happier than people is that they have no newspapers.”

― Gwendolyn BrooksIn the Mecca

 

Newspapers – All the news that’s fit to print