Letters Quotes

Turcois Ominek

I thought I had everything until I found you.

Maggi Richard

Two words. Three vowels. Four constenants. Seven letters. It can either cut you open to the core and leave you in ungodly pain or it can free your soul and lift a tremendous weight off you shoulders. The phrase is: It's over.

Alice Steinbach

A letter is always better than a phone call. People write things in letters they would never say in person. They permit themselves to write down feelings and observations using emotional syntax far more intimate and powerful than speech will allow.

Haruki Murakami

Generally, people who are good at writing letters have no need to write letters. They've got plenty of life to lead inside their own context.

Philip Larkin

Dear, I can't write, it's all a fantasy: a kind of circling obsession.

Philip Larkin

There is bad in all good authors: what a pity the converse isn't true!

Philip Larkin

Saki says that youth is like hors d'oeuvres: you are so busy thinking of the next courses you don't notice it. When you've had them, you wish you'd had more hors d'oeuvres.

H.G. Wells

Figures are the most shocking things in the world. The prettiest little squiggles of black looked at in the right light and yet consider the blow they can give you upon the heart.

P.G. Wodehouse

The awful part of the writing game is that you can never be sure the stuff is any good.

Eleanor Hallowell Abbott

Now everybody who knows anything at all knows perfectly well that even a business letter does not deserve the paper on which it is written unless it contains at least one significant phrase that is worth waking up in the night to remember and think about.

Diane Samuels

Are you keeping up your good studies at school and working as hard as you always did?

Nirav Sanchaniya

A Writer is Actor, Creator, Director & Producer Of HIS Life. Ask ME anything.

A.S. Byatt

Only write to me, write to me, I love to see the hop and skip and sudden starts of your ink.

Clarice Lispector

(...) às vezes não se tem o que escrever mesmo quando se tem o que falar.

Joan Holub

Letter make words. Words make stories. And stories can be changed with strong enough magic.

Kathryn Stockett

Who knew paper and ink could be so vicious

Franz Kafka

May I kiss you then? On this miserable paper? I might as well open the window and kiss the night air.

Hannah Arendt

I'm more than ever of the opinion that a decent human existence is possible today only on the fringes of society, where one then runs the risk of starving or being stoned to death. In these circumstances, a sense of humor is a great help.

Nina LaCour

dear today,

i spend all of you pretending i'm okay when i'm not, pretending i'm happy when i'm not, pretending about everything to everyone.

Ernest Hemingway

Don't you believe I love you? Don't know how I can make you believe. I didn't want to kiss you goodbye-that was the trouble-I wanted to kiss you goodnight. […] Of course I love you. I love you all the time. […] I'd like to hold you and kiss you so that you wouldn't doubt whether I wanted to or not.

Sylvia Plath

But writing poems and letters doesn't seem to do much good.

Charlotte Eriksson

I am not collarbones or drunken letters never sent. I am not the way I leave or left or didn’t know how to handle anything,
at any time,
and I am not your fault.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson

People cited violation of the First Amendment when a New Jersey schoolteacher asserted that evolution and the Big Bang are not scientific and that Noah's ark carried dinosaurs. This case is not about the need to separate church and state; it's about the need to separate ignorant, scientifically illiterate people from the ranks of teachers.

Mary Shelley

My education was neglected, yet I was passionately fond of reading.

Robyn Davidson

If I do depart this world out here, let it be known that I went out grinning will you, and loving it. LOVING IT.
Steve, are you listening ? I FEEL GREAT. Life’s so joyous, so sad, so ephemeral, so crazy, so meaningless, so goddamn funny. This is paradise, and I wish I could give you some.

Jennifer Elisabeth

I write letters to you that you’ll never see.

Sara Sheridan

To me, reading through old letters and journals is like treasure hunting. Somewhere in those faded, handwritten lines there is a story that has been packed away in a dusty old box for years.

Darnell Lamont Walker

Why not fall in love with an artist? Otherwise there are no letters, pictures, paintings and songs for you when you wake up.

Sara Sheridan

Social and cultural history is often comprised of whatever diaries and letters remain and that is down to chance and wide open to interpretation.

Sara Sheridan

I'm accustomed to reading Georgian and Victorian letters and sometimes you simply know in your gut that a blithe sentence is covering up a deeper emotion.

Diane Samuels

Remember that we always love and think of you. Always. Mother.

Héloïse D'Argenteuil

If the portraits of our absent friends are pleasant to us, which renew our memory of them and relieve our regret for their absence by a false and empty consolation, how much more pleasant are letters which bring us the written characters of the absent friend.


Because thou writest me often, I thank thee ... Never do I receive a letter from thee, but immediately we are together.

Diane Samuels

Upstairs on a bus! It’s Unbelievable

Lytton Strachey

As usual, it struck me that letters were the only really satisfactory form of literature. They give one the facts so amazingly, don't they? I felt when I got to the end that I'd lived for years in that set. But oh dearie me I am glad that I'm not in it!

Ezra Pound

The art of letters will come to an end before A.D. 2000. I shall survive as a curiosity.

Arthur Conan Doyle

My correspondence has certainly the charm of variety, and the humbler are usually the more interesting. This looks like one of those unwelcome social summonses which call upon a man either to be bored or to lie.

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