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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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 :: 10 Quotes of the Moment

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A publisher is a specialized form of bank or building society, catering for customers who cannot cope with life and are therefore forced to write about it.
~ Colin Haycraft - [Publishing and Publishers]

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As repressed sadists are supposed to become policemen or butchers so those with an irrational fear of life become publishers.
~ Cyril Connolly - [Publishing and Publishers]

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Even if a farmer intends to loaf, he gets up in time to get an early start.
~ Edgar Watson Howe - [Punctuality]

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Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements. I have known the breach of a promise to dine or sup to break up more than one intimacy.
~ William Hazlitt - [Punctuality]

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Having books published is very destructive to writing. It is even worse than making love too much. Because when you make love too much at least you get a damned clarte that is like no other light. A very clear and hollow light.
~ Ernest Hemingway - [Publishing and Publishers]

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I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
~ Nathaniel Emmons - [Punctuality]

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If another Messiah was born he could hardly do so much good as the printing-press.
~ Georg C. Lichtenberg - [Publishing and Publishers]

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If I have made an appointment with you, I owe you punctuality, I have no right to throw away your time, if I do my own.
~ Richard Cecil - [Punctuality]

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In matters of truth the fact that you don't want to publish something is, nine times out of ten, a proof that you ought to publish it.
~ Gilbert K. Chesterton - [Publishing and Publishers]

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Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no delay, no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
~ Lord Chesterfield - [Punctuality]

 

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