...but they land here. These are from A Word A Day.
They laughed when I said I was going to be a comedian. They're not laughing now. -Bob Monkhouse, comedian (1928-2003)
In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts: they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty. -Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher (1803-1882)
To a poet, silence is an acceptable response, even a flattering one. -Colette, author (1873-1954)
That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit. -Amos Bronson Alcott, teacher and author (1799-1888)
Every man's memory is his private literature. -Aldous Huxley, novelist (1894-1963)