Sunday, 12 July 2020

Quotes (3)

Gin and water is the source of all my inspiration.
Lord Byron

Whisky and beer for fools; absinthe for poets.
Ernest Dowson

Really, I can't imagine the drug scene. My generation are drinkers and smokers; I wouldn't stick a needle in myself for a hatful of golden guineas.
Philip Larkin

It is splendid to be a great writer, to put men into the frying pan of your words and make them pop like chestnuts.
Gustave Flaubert

No iron can stab the heart with such force as a full stop put just at the right place.
Isaac Babel 

It's almost a month now, and I've scarcely finished a single page.
Martial AD C.40-C.104: Epigrammata,tr. James Michie 

All experience is good for writers - except for physical pain.
William Trevor