But, lady, as women, what wisdom may be ours if not the philosophies of the kitchen? Lupercio Leonardo spoke well when he said: 'how well one may philosophize when preparing dinner.' And I often say, when observing these trivial details: had Aristotle prepared vituals [sic], he would have written more.— Juana Inés de la Cruz
Pioneering Well Written quotations
Dawn was written well before 9/11. People speak a lot today about the banality of evil, but not all evil is banal. Some of it is carefully structured and well-thought-out. That's where the real danger lies.
We need not only read Sacred Scripture, but learn it as well and grow up in it.
Realize that nothing is written in Scripture unnecessarily. Not to read Sacred Scripture is a great evil.
Good English, well spoken and well written will open more doors than a college degree... Bad English will slam doors you don't even know exist.
Applause is interesting, but I'm a monster with or without it.
Something is either well written or it isn't. 'White Rabbit' is not well written, and no amount of applause or royalties can convince me it is. I could have done a better job with those lyrics. They didn't say what I wanted.
Big flashy things have my name written all over them. Well... not yet, give me time and a crayon.
but for my own part, if a book is well written, I always find it too short.
Let us never underestimate the power of a well-written letter.
The particular phraseology of the Constitution of the United States confirms and strengthens the principle, supposed to be essential to all written constitutions, that a law repugnant to the Constitution is void; and that courts, as well as other departments, are bound by that instrument.
Indeed, unless a man can link his written thoughts with the everlasting wants of men, so that they shall draw more from them as wells, there is no more immortality to the thoughts and feelings of the soul than to the muscles and bones.
Whatever hath been written shall remain, Nor be erased nor written o'er again;
The unwritten only still belongs to thee: Take heed, and ponder well what that shall be.
I improvise whenever I feel it's important, or whenever I think that something's there. It's nice to have a script that's so well-written that I don't have to improvise. I mean, I used to have to re-write whole movies; this is kind of nice.
If a man means his writing seriously, he must mean to write well.
But how can he write well until he learns to see what he has written badly. His progress toward good writing and his recognition of bad writing are bound to unfold at something like the same rate.
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
Whatever I'm doing, I try to write well.
I try to give the reader a nice, clean well-written surface, where the writing is transparent. It probably takes me longer to write things, but it's very important to me that the writing itself be good.
If a scene isn't well written they'll drop your neckline to fill the void.
Only those works which are well-written will pass to posterity: the amount of knowledge, the uniqueness of the facts, even the novelty of the discoveries are no guarantees of immortality ... These things are exterior to a man but style is the man himself.
There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written.
Only well-written works will descend to posterity.
Fulness of knowledge, interesting facts, even useful inventions, are no pledge of immortality, for they may be employed by more skilful hands; they are outside the man; the style is the man himself.
What another would have done as well as you, do not do it.
What another would have said as well as you, do not say it; what another would have written as well, do not write it. Be faithful to that which exists nowhere but in yourself-and thus make yourself indispensable.
Well, the first thing to say is that we've worked hard to maintain compatibility, so that any program written with an earlier version of Mathematica can run without change in 3.0, and any notebook can be converted.
Only sing - don't do cheap songs, don't do silly songs, just do, just do wonderful songs that are well-written.
Pat Robertson has written in a book a few years ago that we should have a world government, but only when the Messiah arrives. He wrote, literally, any attempt to achieve world order before that time must be the work of the Devil. Well join me - I’m glad to sit here at the right hand of Satan.
People always tell me I'm nothing like my character.
Well, hopefully not! He's a character who's very defined. He was purposefully written by Jo Rowling as very one-dimensional in the first few books, because you're supposed to hate him.
Resume: a written exaggeration of only the good things a person has done in the past, as well as a wish list of the qualities a person would like to have.
Anything well written with good language and clarity and honesty is worth doing. It comes out of the same tradition as Shakespeare.
I'm a thespian. I don't like to improv. I don't like to go off course 'cause I think that's where stuff happens. When you stick to the material 'cause it's written so well, that's where the magic happens.
One never tires of what is well written, style is life! It is the very blood of thought!
Ultimately the product that any writer has to sell is not the subject being written about, but who he or she is.
Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.
Even those who write against fame wish for the fame of having written well, and those who read their works desire the fame of having read them.
Look at the Coen brothers. All their minor characters are as interesting as their protagonists. If the smaller characters are well-written, the whole world of the film becomes enriched. It's not the size of the thing, but the detail.
The script is your map of the world, isn't it? And if someone knows that if it's well-written, you get all of the beats, it will tell you everything you need to know.
There is an enormous redundancy in every well-written book.
With a well-written book I only read the right-hand page and allow my mind to work on the left-hand page. With a poorly written book I read every word.
If you go through any newspaper or magazine and look for active, kicking verbs in the sentences, you will realize that this lack of well used verbs is the main trouble with modern English writing. Almost all nonfiction nowadays is written in a sort of pale, colorless sauce of passives and infinitives, motionless and flat as paper.