quote by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

The History of the world is not the theatre of happiness. Periods of happiness are blank pages in it, for they are periods of harmony--periods when the antithesis is in abeyance.

— Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

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Blank pages quote There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the w

There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.

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The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible.

It took me about three years to write About Grace.

I wasn't teaching two of those years, so I was working eight-hour days, five days a week. And it would include research and reading - it wasn't just a blank page, laying down words.

Blank pages quote There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing

There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book.

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The best tip for writing is just to write;

to sit down and write, to begin doing it and not to be scared by the blank page.

One thing I knew about the novelist’s task: when in doubt, write;

when empty, write; when afraid, write. Nothing is more impenetrable than the blank page. The blank page is the void, the absence of sense and feeling, the white light of literary death.

When I write, the first blank page, or any blank page, means nothing to me.

What means something is a page that has been filled with words.

Blank pages quote The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.

A word is a bud attempting to become a twig.

How can one not dream while writing? It is the pen which dreams. The blank page gives the right to dream.

You might not write well every day, but you can always edit a bad page. You can't edit a blank page.

Write with the door closed, rewrite with the door open.

Blank pages quote Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book, Write a good one !

Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book, Write a good one !

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The reverie we intend to study is poetic reverie.

This is a reverie which poetry puts on the right track, the track an expanding consciousness follows. This reverie is written, or, at least, promises to be written. It is already facing the great universe of the blank page. Then images begin to compose and fall into place.

... I am with fire between my teeth and still nothing but my blank page.

Actually, who hasn't been through the ghastly experience of sitting in front of a blank page, with its toothless mouth grinning at you: Go ahead, let's see you lay a finger on me? A blank page is actually a whitewashed wall with no door and no window. Beginning to tell a story is like making a pass at a total stranger in a restaurant.

Blank pages quote Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a

Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport.

Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life.

The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can.

The key role of entrepreneurs, like the most crucial role of scientists, is not to fill in the gaps in an existing market or theory, but to generate entirely new markets or theories. . .They stand before a canvas as empty as any painter's; a page as blank as any poet's.

you must not come lightly to the blank page.

Blank pages quote The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.

Having the great opportunity on a daily basis to sit in front of a blank page is terrifying, and at the same time really exciting. I can't actually get better at my job, because every time you finish something you start with a blank page, with nothing.

The blank page gives us the right to dream.

Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life.

Make New Year's goals. Dig within, and discover what you would like to have happen in your life this year. This helps you do your part. It is an affirmation that you're interested in fully living life in the year to come.

In movies, storytelling and every single art form, we're creating wonder.

You're starting with a blank page and creating something that doesn't exist.

Creativity is always a leap of faith.

You're faced with a blank page, blank easel, or an empty stage.

Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life.

The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can. I wish you Happy New Year and diary full of best stories ever written in your life.

History is not the soil of happiness. The periods of happiness are blank pages in it.

I almost once wanted to publish a self help book saying, 'How To Be Happy, by Stephen Fry: Guaranteed Success'. And people buy this huge book and it's all blank pages, and the first page would just say, 'Stop feeling sorry for yourself--and you will be happy.'

You can fix anything but a blank page.

In real life, people fumble their words.

They repeat themselves and stare blankly off into space and don't listen properly to what other people are saying. I find that kind of speech fascinating but screenwriters never write dialogue like that because it doesn't look good on the page.

It all adds up; never discount your efforts, because small efforts build big things. One word doesn't make a novel, but one word does begin a novel, and from that small beginning everything else follows. Even if it's just 'The', write something on that blank page.

I like writing a lot more than I used to.

I used to find it scary but now I've got used to it once it gets going. I used to find it hard to start. Fear of the blank page. The first thing you write down won't bear any relation to what's in your head and that's always disappointing.

If you look closely, there is no book more visual than Three Trapped Tigers, in that it is filled with blank pages, dark pages, it has stars made of words, the famous magical cube made of numbers, and there is even a page which is a mirror.

A blank page of paper and a pen is the greatest invention its so exciting to be confronted by possibility.

You can't edit a blank page

One must go for a film with an open mind;

a film best impacts you when your mind is a blank page to the film.

Fiction is very greedy. It will take all you know and then some. The first novel I tried to write, I was struck by this - the appetite of the blank page for ever more information, ever more data. An empty book is a greedy thing. You are right: You wind up using everything you know, and often more than once.

White. A blank page or canvas. So many possibilities.

I enjoy the freedom of the blank page.

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