Steal This Quote

Inspirational quotes about culture and life from innovative artists

Steal This Quote: Joyce Carol Oates

By |May 11th, 2015|

Novels begin, not on the page, but in meditation and day-dreaming — in thinking, not writing.

– Joyce Carol Oates, American novelist and short story writer

Steal This Quote: Junot Diaz

By |April 13th, 2015|

The whole culture is telling you to hurry, while the art
tells you to take your time. Always listen to the art.
– Junot Diaz, American author and Pulitzer prize-winner for fiction

Steal This Quote: Dr. Seuss

By |March 18th, 2015|

Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
– Theodor Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss), American writer and cartoonist

Steal This Quote: Esperanza Spalding

By |February 21st, 2015|

I’m not gonna sit around and waste
my precious divine energy trying to explain and
be ashamed of things you think are wrong with me.
– Esperanza Spalding, American jazz musician and singer

 

Steal This Quote: Winston Churchill

By |January 29th, 2015|

Success is not final …
Failure is not fatal …
… it’s the courage to continue that counts.
– Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister and painter

Steal This Quote: Anais Nin

By |January 1st, 2015|

We write to taste life twice,
in the moment and in retrospect
– Anaïs Nin, French-born Cuban novelist and short story writer

 

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