Easy reading is damn hard writing. But if it’s right, it’s easy. It’s the other way round, too. If it’s slovenly written, then it’s hard to read. It doesn’t give the reader what the careful writer can give the reader.
I have written on all sorts of subjects… yet I have no enemies; except indeed all the Whigs, all the Tories, and all the Christians.
Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity.
We don’t actually know if the person who wrote the Gospel of John had a written copy of Thomas because we don’t know exactly when it was written.
Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library.
I had written here and there about my mother in my poems. There are poems for her in my first and second books.
I still have a feeling that I haven’t written the best that I can write. I think all poets must feel this: that there is constantly something new to be discovered in the language. It’s like a thrilling encounter, and you can find things.
I got to thinking about the Book of Revelation that was written by a Jewish prophet who was also a follower of Jesus who hated the Roman Empire. I realized that the Book of Revelation could be a way to reflect on the issue of religion’s relationship to politics.
I was quiet for a year but I had 4,000 articles written about me.
Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word ‘satiety.’