Authors

Famous quotes containing the word authors:

    It’s the misfortune of German authors that not a single one of them dares to expose his true character. Everyone thinks that he has to be better than he is.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)

    The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people.
    Walt Whitman (1819–1892)

    Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.
    Robertson Davies (b. 1913)