Wrote

Famous quotes containing the word wrote:

    What avail all your scholarly accomplishments and learning, compared with wisdom and manhood? To omit his other behavior, see what a work this comparatively unread and unlettered man wrote within six weeks. Where is our professor of belles-lettres, or of logic and rhetoric, who can write so well?
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Ah, yes, I wrote the “Purple Cow”—
    I’m sorry, now, I wrote it!
    But I can tell you, anyhow,
    I’ll kill you if you quote it.
    Gelett Burgess (1866–1951)

    He wrote in prison, not a History of the World, like Raleigh, but an American book which I think will live longer than that. I do not know of such words, uttered under such circumstances, and so copiously withal, in Roman or English or any history.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)