The A’s have it! Here are a few random thoughts on writing, art, and life by writers with a last name starting with A.
A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. — Douglas Adams, science fiction novelist
The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love and something to hope for. — Joseph Addison, essayist
Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know. — Louisa May Alcott, novelist
The writer has to take the most used, most familiar objects—nouns, pronouns, verbs, adverbs—ball them together and make them bounce. — Maya Angelou, poet
The object of art is to give life a shape. — Jean Anouilh, dramatist
Writing comes more easily if you have something to say. — Sholem Asch, novelist and dramatist
If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn’t brood. I’d type a little faster. — Isaac Asimov, science fiction novelist
All good drama has two movements, first the making of the mistake, then the discovery that it was a mistake. — W. H. Auden, poet
All photos are accurate. None of them is the truth. — Richard Avedon, photographer
About John Kremer
John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. -- John Kremer on Book Marketing.
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