112 Notebook Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of notebook quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about the golden notebook.

Top 10 Notebook Quotes (BEST)

  1. The Notebook ... that’s my favorite one. I’ve read that book 30 times. It gives a true depiction of two people that are in love. — Kevin Gates
  2. That a day spent with dreaming and sunsets and refreshing breezes cannot be bettered. — Nicholas Sparks
  3. Love is like the wind, you can't see it but you can feel it. — Nicholas Sparks
  4. You are, and always have been, my dream. — Nicholas Sparks
  5. The scariest thing about distance is that you don’t know whether they’ll miss you or forget you. — Nicholas Sparks
  6. You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love. — Nicholas Sparks
  7. Gaming notebooks aren't that abundant. — Jen-Hsun Jensen Huang
  8. To lose a passport was the least of one’s worries. To lose a notebook was a catastrophe. — Bruce Chatwin
  9. It's the possibility that keeps me going, not the guarantee. — Nicholas Sparks
  10. I'm gonna ask you one more time, will you or will you not go out with me? I think my hand's slipping. — Noah

The Most Famous Notebook Quotes

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You ask me if I keep a notebook to record my great ideas. I've only ever had one. — Albert Einstein

My sketchbook is a witness of what I am experiencing, scribbling things whenever they happen. — Vincent Van Gogh

When you write down your life, every page should contain something no one has ever heard about. — Elias Canetti

The sketch hunter moves through life as he finds it, not passing negligently the things he loves, but stopping to know them, and to note them down in the shorthand of his sketchbook. — Robert Henri

When I see someone with an immaculate sketchbook, I don't trust that person. — Kody Chamberlain

Since the age of six I have had the habit of sketching forms of objects. Although from about fifty I have often published my pictorial works, before the seventieth year none is worthy. — Hokusai

Memory... is the diary that we all carry about with us. — Oscar Wilde

I never retouch a sketch: I take a canvas the same size, as I may change the composition somewhat. But I always strive to give the same feeling, while carrying it on further. — Henri Matisse

My advice to would-be young authors is to read a lot, write a lot, and not worry about creating a finished product. Keeping a journal is not a bad idea either. — Kevin Henkes

Memory: what wonders it performs in preserving and storing up things gone by - or rather, things that are — Plutarch

Short Notebook Quotes

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  • A perfume is an intimate object, it is the reflector of the heart. — Emanuel Ungaro
  • The itch of scribbling. — Juvenal
  • Photographs open doors into the past, but they also alloq a look into the future — Sally Mann
  • The contents of someone's bookcase are part of his history, like an ancestral portrait. — Anatole Broyard

The Notebook Quotes

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In times of grief and sorrow I will hold you and rock you, and take your grief and make it my own. When you cry, I cry, and when you hurt, I hurt. And together we will try to hold back the floods to tears and despair and make it through the potholed street of life. — Nicholas Sparks

Always carry a notebook. And I mean always. The short-term memory only retains information for three minutes; unless it is committed to paper you can lose an idea for ever. — Will Self

Very few people really care about freedom, about liberty, about the truth, very few. Very few people have guts, the kind of guts on which a real democracy has to depend. Without people with that sort of guts a free society dies or cannot be born. — Doris Lessing

And the idea of just wandering off to a cafe with a notebook and writing and seeing where that takes me for awhile is just bliss. — J. K. Rowling

True love is rare, and it's the only thing that gives life real meaning. — Nicholas Sparks

It is often we come the closest to the essence of an artist... in his or her pocket notebooks and travel sketchbooks... where written comments and personal notes provide an intimate insight into the magical mind of a working artist. — Eugene Delacroix

She drinks pints of coffee and writes little observations and ideas for stories with her best fountain pen on the linen-white pages of expensive notebooks. Sometimes, when it's going badly, she wonders if what she believes to be a love of the written word is really just a fetish for stationery. — David Nicholls

Every girl is beautiful. Sometimes it just takes the right guy to see it. — Nicholas Sparks

The great thing about a computer notebook is that no matter how much you stuff into it, it doesn't get bigger or heavier. — Bill Gates

Baseball, boxing, handball - sooner or later every game gets compared to narrative, but only in football are the plays perfectly linear, drawn up with letters, and only in football is the field itself lined like a sheet of notebook paper. — J. R. Moehringer

The Golden Notebook Quotes

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We spend our lives fighting to get people very slightly more stupid than ourselves to accept truths that the great men have always known. — Doris Lessing

I am a person who continually destroys the possibilities of a future because of the numbers of alternative viewpoints I can focus on the present. — Doris Lessing

Art is the Mirror of our betrayed ideals. — Doris Lessing

All sanity depends on this: that it should be a delight to feel heat strike the skin, a delight to stand upright, knowing the bones moving easily under the flesh. — Doris Lessing

Ideally, what should be said to every child, repeatedly, throughout his or her school life is something like this: "You are in the process of being indoctrinated. We have not yet evolved a system of education that is not a system of indoctrination. We are sorry, but it is the best we can do." — Doris Lessing

Free women," said Anna, wryly. She added, with an anger new to Molly, so that she earned another quick scrutinizing glance from her friend: "They still define us in terms of relationships with men, even the best of them. — Doris Lessing

The Golden Notebook for some reason surprised people but it was no more than you would hear women say in their kitchens every day in any country... I was really astounded that some people were shocked. — Doris Lessing

One novel in five hundred or a thousand has the quality a novel should have to make it a novel -- the quality of philosophy. — Doris Lessing

In fact I've reached the stage where I look at people and say - he or she, they are whole at all because they've chosen to block off at this stage or that. People stay sane by blocking off, by limiting themselves. — Doris Lessing

Notebook Love Quotes

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We fell in love, despite our differences, and once we did, something rare and beautiful was created. For me, love like that has only happened once, and that's why every minute we spent together has been seared in my memory. I'll never forget a single moment of it. — Nicholas Sparks

She wanted something else, something different, something more. Passion and romance, perhaps, or maybe quiet conversations in candlelit rooms, or perhaps something as simple as not being second. — Nicholas Sparks

We fell in love despite our differences, and once we did, something rare and beautiful was created. — Nicholas Sparks

I want all of you, forever, you and me, everyday — Nicholas Sparks

Sometimes we need to be apart to understand just how much we truly love each other . — Nicholas Sparks

You are the answer to every prayer I've offered. You are a song, a dream, a whisper, and I don't know how I could have lived without you for as long as I have. — Nicholas Sparks

“A living poem” had always been the words that came to mind when he tried to describe her to others. — Nicholas Sparks

Every great love starts with a great story. — Nicholas Sparks

I was a total education geek. I loved school. I loved learning. I loved doing homework. All of my books and notebooks from high school are underlined and highlighted and there are notes all over the margins. And you know, I was a theater kid too. I was all over the place. — Sophia Bush

In one respect I have succeeded as gloriously as anyone who's ever lived: I've loved another with all my heart and soul; and to me, this has always been enough. — Noah

Notebook Memorable Quotes

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I lost you once, I think I can do it again. — Nicholas Sparks

Would you stop thinking about what everyone wants. Stop thinking about what I want, what he wants, what your parents want. What do you want? — Nicholas Sparks

And if, in some distant place in the future, we see each other in our new lives, I will smile at you with joy, and remember how we spent a summer beneath the trees, learning from each other and growing in love. — Nicholas Sparks

Yes... it wasn't over, it still isn't over. — Nicholas Sparks

Poetry, she thought, wasn't written to be analyzed; it was meant to inspire without reason, to touch without understanding. — Nicholas Sparks

That's my sweetheart in there. Wherever she is, that's where my home is. — Nicholas Sparks

They didn’t agree on much. In fact, they didn’t agree on anything. They fought all the time and challenged each other ever day. But despite their differences, they had one important thing in common. They were crazy about each other. — Nicholas Sparks

You and I were different. We came from different worlds, and yet you were the one how taught me the value of love. You showed me what it was like to care for another, and I am a better man because of it. I don't want you to ever forget that. — Nicholas Sparks

She would tell him what she wanted in her life--her hopes and dreams for the future--and he would listen intently and then promise to make it all come true. And the way he said it made her believe him, and she knew how much he meant to her. — Nicholas Sparks

And don’t worry.” Bob, Carter’s best man and colleague, held up a notebook computer. “I’ve got it handled on this end. And I memorized the vows just in case he needs me to throw him a line.” “You’re a treasure, Bob.” She waited until she was out of earshot to laugh. — Nora Roberts

Golden Notebook Quotes

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People are just cannibals unless they leave each other alone. — Doris Lessing

we have not yet developed a system of education that is not a system of indoctrination. — Doris Lessing

How boring these emotions are that we're caught in and can't get free of, no matter how much we want to. — Doris Lessing

None of you [men] ask for anything - except everything, but just for so long as you need it. — Doris Lessing

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More Notebook Quotes

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Although teachers do care and do work very, very hard, the institution is psychopathic-it has no conscience. It rings a bell and the young man in the middle of writing a poem must close his notebook and move to a different cell where he must memorize that humans and monkeys derive from a common ancestor. — John Taylor Gatto

A writer will write with or without a movement; but at the same time, for Chicano, lesbian, gay and feminist writers-anybody writing against the grain of Anglo misogynist culture-political movements are what have allowed our writing to surface from the secret places in our notebooks into the public sphere. — Cherrie Moraga

It was a pleasant cafe, warm and clean and friendly, and I hung up my old water-proof on the coat rack to dry and put my worn and weathered felt hat on the rack above the bench and ordered a cafe au lait. The waiter brought it and I took out a notebook from the pocket of the coat and a pencil and started to write. — Ernest Hemingway

People are curious. A few people are. ... They will put things together, knowing all along that they may be mistaken. You see them going around with notebooks, scraping the dirt off gravestones, reading microfilm, just in the hope of seeing this trickle in time, making a connection, rescuing one thing from the rubbish. — Alice Munro

I envied women with signature hair-dos, signature perfumes, signature sign-offs. Novelists who tell Vogue Magazine: “I can’t live without my Smythson notebook, Pomegranate Noir cologne by Jo Malone and Frette sheets”. In the grip of madness, materialism begins to look like an admirable belief system. — Emma Forrest

The problem is once you've written the opening paragraph and worked out how the rest of the story will go in your head, there's nothing in it for you. I write in longhand using disposable fountain pens on the right-hand side of the notebook for the first draft, then I rewrite some of the sentences and paragraphs on the left-hand side. — Colm Toibin

I spend a lot of time preparing. I think a lot about what I want to do. I have prep books, little notebooks in which I write everything down before a sitting. Otherwise I would forget my ideas. — Helmut Newton

Notebook. No photographer should be without one! — Ansel Adams

When you compare Christmas to Hanukkah, there's no comparison. Christmas is great. Hanukkah sucks! First night you get socks. Second night, an eraser, a notebook. It's a Back-to-School holiday! — Lewis Black

A part of my kind of design and inspiration ethos is that I carry around a leather notebook and I sketch in it, doodle in it, write notes in it and I put pictures in it. — John Varvatos

Light is more important than the lantern, The poem more important than the notebook — Nizar Qabbani

The eye is the notebook of the poet. — James Russell Lowell

I would run into the corner store, the bodega, and just grab a paper bag or buy juice - anything just to get a paper bag. And I'd write the words on the paper bag and stuff these ideas in my pocket until I got back. Then I would transfer them into the notebook. — Jay-Z

I had already done a lot of research for Rough Riders, keeping notebooks and old photographs. Some of the books were antiques for that time period, with the covers falling off. — Tom Berenger

What comics sacrifice and what lives they live - I know that most of their lives, their adult lives, they're sitting around or walking around with notebooks, writing things down. Usually they're fairly sensitive. Usually they're very bright. And that makes them poets. — Marc Maron

My dream is to walk around the world. A smallish backpack, all essentials neatly in place. A camera. A notebook. A traveling paint set. A hat. Good shoes. A nice pleated (green?) skirt for the occasional seaside hotel afternoon dance. — Maira Kalman

You belong to me and all Paris belongs to me and I belong to this notebook and this pencil. — Ernest Hemingway

Want to play some Battleship?” I wasn’t leaving him alone with that thing in there. Chad armed himself with a notebook, and we went to war. Historically, war has often been used as a distraction for problems at home. — Patricia Briggs

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