Steal This Quote

Inspirational quotes about culture and life from innovative artists

Steal This Quote: Albert Einstein

By |October 19th, 2015|

The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd.
The one who walks alone, is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been before.
– Albert Einstein, German theoretical physicist and humanitarian

Steal This Quote: James Baldwin

By |September 7th, 2015|

The place in which I’ll fit will not exist until I make it.
– James Baldwin, American playwright, poet, novelist and social activist

Steal This Quote: Victor Hugo

By |July 28th, 2015|

A writer is a world trapped in a person.
– Victor Hugo, French poet, playwright and novelist

Steal This Quote: Jack Kerouac

By |June 21st, 2015|

The only people for me are the mad ones,
the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk,
mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time.
– Jack Kerouac, American poet and novelist

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