A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes.
Men over forty are no judges of a book written in a new spirit.
Write how you want, the critic shall show the world you could have written better.
Every man's life is a fairy-tale written by God's fingers.
The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced.
Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.
The written word can be erased -- not so with the spoken word.
There's nothing written in the Bible, Old or New testament, that says, "If you believe in Me, you ain't going to have no troubles."
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.
What a wee little part of a person's life are his acts and his words! His real life is led in his head, and is known to none but himself. All day long, the mill of his brain is grinding, and his thoughts, not those of other things, are his history. These are his life, and they are not written. Everyday would make a whole book of 80,000 words -- 365 books a year. Biographies are but the clothes and buttons of the man -- the biography of the man himself cannot be written.
When fairy tales are written in the west, they're known as folklore.
In the east, fairy tales are called religions.
A goal that is not written is not a goal. It only becomes real when you write it down.
In the fabric of space and in the nature of matter, as in a great work of art, there is, written small, the artist's signature.
If written directions alone would suffice, libraries wouldn't need to have the rest of the universities attached.
Good novels are not written by orthodoxy-sniffers, nor by people who are conscience-stricken about their own orthodoxy. Good novels are written by people who are not frightened.
All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer.