Quotes Part 10

Oh readers mine, you know you love your weekly dose of profound and ridiculous quotations. I know I do. Quotes are one of my great joys in life.

“The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” – George Bernard Shaw

“The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn’t understand, the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had.” – Eric Schmidt

“And out of darkness came the hands that reach thro’ nature, moulding men.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

“One begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.” – Sherlock Holmes

I went into the gas station, said, “Fill ‘er up, Harry.” The guy said, “Regular?” I said, “No, put on a gorrila suit and dance like a fairy.” – Emo Phillips

‘The only reward to be expected from the cultivation of literature is contempt if one fails and and hatred if one succeeds.’ – Voltaire

‘Unless a writer is extremely old when he dies, in which case he has probably become a neglected institution, his death must always be seen as untimely. This is because a real writer is always shifting and changing and searching. The world has many labels for him, of which the most treacherous is the label of Success.’ – James Baldwin

‘I think it’s bad to talk about one’s present work, for it spoils something at the root of the creative act. It discharges the tension.’ – Norman Mailer

‘My books aren’t trying to fathom the mysteries of human existence. I’m an entertainer.’ – Bernard Cornwall

‘Don’t tell me the moon is shining, show me the glint of light on broken glass.’ – Anton Chekov

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