Letters Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Letters

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I never think of myself as any kind of sex symbol, but I get letters from all over, all sorts. It's really cool. I get a lot from inmates, which is kind of scary. But the best was the guy who wanted to send me a plane ticket to fly me to his prom.
~By Laura Prepon ~


I even got letters form kids in hospitals saying the music is what keeps them going, and that really touched my heart.
~By Tom Cochrane ~


It's not the most intellectual job in the world, but I do have to know the letters.
~By Vanna White ~


Although a madman, Norton wrote letters to Abraham Lincoln and Queen Victoria which they took seriously.
~By Kerry Thornley ~


We already know that anonymous letters are despicable. In etiquette, as well as in law, hiring a hit man to do the job does not relieve you of responsibility.
~By Judith Martin ~


I mean I appreciate fan mail and that the people like what I am doing but I can't answer it. If I would answer 25 letters a day I would be just a guy answering mail and not an artist anymore.
~By Henry Rollins ~


After eight months of one of the most intensive public and private investigations in American history, no one - no one - has come up with a shred of evidence that I had anything to do with the anthrax letters. I have never worked with anthrax. I know nothing about this matter.
~By Steven Hatfill ~


I have like 250 letters that I have to whittle it down to 150. Only then do you have the whole overview of a book. When it was finally edited, at least my take was, everybody's lying. You know?
~By Don Novello ~


When I was very little, we would get letters from China, in Chinese, and they' be censored. We were a very insular little family.
~By Maya Lin ~


I have asked myself once or twice lately what was my natural bent. I have no doubt at all: It is to look at each day for the evil of that day and have a go at it, and that is why I have never failed to have an acute interest in each morning's letters.
~By Geoffrey Fisher ~


The position of modern science, as far as an ignorant man of letters can understand it, seems not a step in advance of that held by Huxley and Romanes in the last century.
~By Albert J. Nock ~


Now I know that that is just the phenomena of eating this way. Most all of my letters say I hit a plateau and then one morning I woke up and the melt had happened.
~By Suzanne Somers ~


If you want to act, you have to devote yourself to it. Send out letters and photos every day, work all the hours under the sun, whatever it takes. If you're not determined, you won't get anywhere.
~By Christopher Parker ~


I wish there was something that - I get all those wonderful letters and wonderful acknowledgments, and I wish I could be more appreciative of what I do. But it's hard for me.
~By Harvey Korman ~


When an actor has money, he doesn't send letters, but telegrams.
~By Charlotte Whitton ~


Politeness is as much concerned in answering letters within a reasonable time, as it is in returning a bow, immediately.
~By Philip Stanhope ~


But for a few phrases from his letters and an odd line or two of his verse, the poet walks gagged through his own biography.
~By John Updike ~


I received thousands of letters of support from all around the world, all because I wanted to go to school.
~By Ryan White ~


I get letters from readers who say that they have always hated reading, but somebody suggested one of my books, they actually finished the book and enjoyed it, and they're going on to read another book. I'm thrilled that they have figured out that reading is fun.
~By Caroline B. Cooney ~


In old age we are like a batch of letters that someone has sent. We are no longer in the past, we have arrived.
~By Knut Hamsun ~


The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
~By Walt Whitman ~


He who receives a great many letters demanding answer, sees himself as if engaged in a hopeless struggle of one man against the rest of the world.
~By Anna C. Brackett ~


I have had nothing to do in any way, shape or form with the mailing of these anthrax letters, and it is extremely wrong for anyone to contend or suggest that I have.
~By Steven Hatfill ~


I have always been a writer of letters, and of long ones; so, when I first thought of writing a book in the form of letters, I knew that I could do it quickly and easily.
~By Laurence Housman ~


To be a philosophical sceptic is, in a man of letters, the first and most essential to being a sound, believing Christian.
~By David Hume ~


Aside from sales, the letters from readers have been primarily positive.
~By Jean M. Auel ~


I don't write polite letters. I don't like to plea-bargain. I like to fight.
~By Roy M. Cohn ~


Letters are like wine; if they are sound they ripen with keeping. A man should lay down letters as he does a cellar of wine.
~By Samuel Butler ~


The letters were universally complimentary, and we designers loved hearing that our games were being enjoyed, but if they weren't sending us a picture of their screens most of those writers would have spent their time playing the game rather than writing letters.
~By David Crane ~


It is hardly fair to accuse us of ignorance when it was made a crime under the former order of things to learn enough about letters to even read the Word of God.
~By George H. White ~


I get a lot of letters. Not only from children but from adults, too. Almost every week, every month, clippings come in from some part of the world where ducks are crossing the street.
~By Robert McCloskey ~


There are all kinds of letters and protests that come from, not surprisingly, Japanese fishermen, the fishermen's wives; there are student groups, all different types of people; the protest against the Americans' use of the Pacific for nuclear testing.
~By Martha Smith ~


When we did Dynasty, it was the clothes. I think the clothes affected every woman around the world. I got so many letters, I think we made the designer a millionaire!
~By Aaron Spelling ~


Letters have to pass two tests before they can be classed as good: they must express the personality both of the writer and of the recipient.
~By E. M. Forster ~


Well, I know that I'll never forget that, but also I won't forget the hundreds of people who sent me letters, telegrams, and postcards during that World Series. There wasn't a single nasty message. Everybody tried to say something nice.
~By Gil Hodges ~


More negatives write than call. It's a cheap shot for me to go on the air with the critical letters or E-mail I get because the reaction of the listeners is always an instantaneous expression of sympathy for me and contempt for the poor critic.
~By John Hall ~


If I loved all the world as I do you, I shouldn't write books to it: I should only write letters to it, and that would be only a clumsy stage on the way to entire telepathy.
~By Laurence Housman ~


Over the last two years, I have been able to comb through The Prince's archives. I have been free to read his journals, diaries and many thousands of the letters.
~By Jonathan Dimbleby ~


Another nice thing was that I would type out letters home for the admiral's stewards. They would then feed me the same food the admiral ate.
~By Jack Adams ~


Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them.
~By James Fallows ~


The stories are success stories. The letters from listeners often touch the heart and can be inspiring.
~By Casey Kasem ~


Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


I like the storytelling and reading the letters, the long-distance dedications.
~By Casey Kasem ~


Over the last couple of years I have gotten an average of 2,000 letters a week from fans.
~By Davy Jones ~


I get letters from kids, teenagers and young girls who just want to be Mac. I've had quite a few people actually say that they're going to become a Marine or a JAG lawyer because of me... the character. I think that's pretty cool!
~By Catherine Bell ~


I wrote poems in my corner of the Brooks Street station. I sent them to two editors who rejected them right off. I read those letters of rejection years later and I agreed with those editors.
~By Carl Sandburg ~


There's always a great deal of business to be transacted in one's office. There are always visitors it seems to me, an unending stream of them, who come with letters of recommendation, or come actually on substantive business.
~By David Bruce ~


Out all of these zillions of letters, one of the first ones that came was, as it turned out from Johnny Carson within the last five or six weeks of his life. I had worked with him. He lost a son who had worked for me.
~By Dick Ebersol ~


The little words in the Republic of Letters, like the little folks in a nation, are the most useful and significant.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


That something extra, I believe, is a certain humanity that comes from upbeat and positive human interest letters and success stories. Advertisers like to be associated with those qualities.
~By Casey Kasem ~


My spelling is Wobbly. It's good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places.
~By A. A. Milne ~


Writers spend three years rearranging 26 letters of the alphabet. It's enough to make you lose your mind day by day.
~By Richard Price ~


I'm an advocate of the great Dr. Johnson, the English man of letters who said that patriotism was the last refuge of the scoundrel.
~By George Galloway ~


More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
~By John Donne ~


Average Americans are going to win this, not me. And not just your organization, not just the providers of health care, but the American people are going to cause this to happen. But they have to keep sending those cards and letters.
~By Charlie Norwood ~


Every author really wants to have letters printed in the papers. Unable to make the grade, he drops down a rung of the ladder and writes novels.
~By P. G. Wodehouse ~


Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


This is a free country. Folks have a right to send me letters, and I have a right not to read them.
~By William Faulkner ~


I used to get letters from girl reporters saying that their lives were nowhere near as exciting as Brenda's. I told them that if I made Brenda's life like theirs, nobody would read it.
~By Dale Messick ~


We hope that the elected officials will respond positively to a ground swell of letters, phone calls, e-mails and visits from parents. The law clearly states that the responsibility for giving a sound basic education to our children lies with New York State.
~By Major R. Owens ~


Thus, the poet's word is beginning to strike forcefully upon the hearts of all men, while absolute men of letters think that they alone live in the real world.
~By Salvatore Quasimodo ~


I tell writers to keep reading, reading, reading. Read widely and deeply. And I tell them not to give up even after getting rejection letters. And only write what you love.
~By Anita Diament ~


The letters from jail are always disconcerting.
~By Eliza Dushku ~


Not only did I avoid speaking of Salinger; I resisted thinking about him. I did not reread his letters to me. The experience had been too painful.
~By Joyce Maynard ~


When an actor has money he doesn't send letters, he sends telegrams.
~By Anton Chekhov ~


Temple was a man of the world amongst men of letters, a man of letters amongst men of the world.
~By Thomas B. Macaulay ~


I receive about 10,000 letters a year from readers, and in the first year after a book is published, perhaps 5,000 letters will deal specifically with that piece of work.
~By Dean Koontz ~


I've gotten a lot of livid letters about the awfulness of my work. I've never known what to make of it. Why do people bother to write if they hate what I do?
~By Lynda Barry ~


The picture has made its million back in four months; I have been overwhelmed by letters, hundreds of them, literally, begging me in my next production not to swing over the shallow trash of mother love, father love, sister love, brother love.
~By Erich von Stroheim ~


I am constantly getting letters from inconsistancies in the back stories of these characters.
~By Joe Murray ~


I started getting letters from college in the tenth grade.
~By James Worthy ~


So, I got a lot of recruitment letters from track.
~By Bo Jackson ~


Lives of great men oft remind us as we o'er their pages turn, That we too may leave behind us - Letters that we ought to burn.
~By Thomas Hood ~


Books and opinions, no matter from whom they came, if they are in opposition to human rights, are nothing but dead letters.
~By Ernestine L. Rose ~


Among the letters my readers write me, there is a certain category which is continuously growing, and which I see as a symptom of the increasing intellectualization of the relationship between readers and literature.
~By Herman Hesse ~


When I was a kid in Houston, we were so poor we couldn't afford the last 2 letters, so we called ourselves po'.
~By George Foreman ~


In politics women type the letters, lick the stamps, distribute the pamphlets and get out the vote. Men get elected.
~By Clare Boothe Luce ~


After reviewing the polygraph charts in private, the polygraph examiner told me that I had passed and that he believed I had nothing to do with the anthrax letters.
~By Steven Hatfill ~


There are people who would rather choke than go see my movies. They write me letters all the time.
~By Alec Baldwin ~


I got hate letters from girls all over America because I wouldn't go to the prom with them.
~By Davy Jones ~


A woman's best love letters are always written to the man she is betraying.
~By Lawrence Durrell ~


Don't fear anything for your letters, they are burnt one by one and I hope you do the same with mine.
~By Camille Claudel ~


We were very kindly received by the English merchants to whom my companion had letters, and we set ourselves to learn what was the real state of things in Mexico.
~By Edward Burnett Tylor ~


I like the storytelling and reading the letters, the long-distance dedications. Anytime in radio that you can reach somebody on an emotional level, you're really connecting.
~By Casey Kasum ~


Feedback is a pleasant thing. I get a lot of letters from unexpected people in unexpected places.
~By Brian Aldiss ~


Walking is the natural recreation for a man who desires not absolutely to suppress his intellect but to turn it out to play for a season. All great men of letters have therefore been enthusiastic walkers.
~By Leslie Stephen ~


My mother speaks of my step being a source of life-long pain to her, that it is a living death, etc. By the same post I had several letters from anxious relatives, telling me that it was my duty to come home and thus ease my mother's anxiety.
~By Elizabeth Garrett Anderson ~


My readers at that time were still men of letters; but there had to be other people waiting to read my poems.
~By Salvatore Quasimodo ~


If I ever saw an amputee getting hanged, I'd probably just start calling out letters.
~By Demetri Martin ~


Writings scatter to the winds blank checks in an insane charge. And were they not such flying leaves, there would be no purloined letters.
~By Jacques Lacan ~


When I think of the library of Alexandria and of the fact that, although it burnt down, people continue to sort the letters of the alphabet according to that tradition, then that makes certain expressions of modernity, even of interventions on the textual level, possible.
~By Alexander Kluge ~


At present I answer about 100 letters a month, and read 300 emails.
~By Piers Anthony ~


You know these love letters mix with whisky, just don't light a match when you kiss me.
~By Jon Bon Jovi ~


The man of science, like the man of letters, is too apt to view mankind only in the abstract, selecting in his consideration only a single side of our complex and many-sided being.
~By James G. Frazer ~


I had never thought of myself as a dramatist, and, for really good technical results, the thought came too late: a man of letters has become too wordy to write economically for the stage.
~By Laurence Housman ~


My songs are just little letters to me.
~By Ani DiFranco ~


I will never understand people who think that the way to show their righteous opposition to sexual freedom is to write letters full of filthy words.
~By Anna Quindlen ~


I've had songs written during the Falklands war, and during the first Gulf war I got letters from soldiers saying they were listening to these songs, like Island of no return.
~By Billy Bragg ~


Judging from the letters I've received from obviously feeble-minded persons who wish I would write another These Old Shades, it ought to sell like hot cakes.
~By Georgette Heyer ~


A typical agent in New York gets 400 query letters a month. Of those, they might ask to read 3-4 manuscripts, and of those, they might ask to represent 1.
~By Nicholas Sparks ~

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May 20 ,2022
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