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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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Ladies and gentlemen, on the occasion of my election I received many letters from people representing all segments of the population and all professions, especially from the younger generation, linking my inauguration with great - far too great - expectations.
~By Gustav Heinemann ~


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


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


It was my study of the two Corinthian letters that first caused me to concentrate my attention more directly on the relation of the apostle Paul to the older apostles.
~By Ferdinand Christian Baur ~


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 can take a lot of pats on the back. I love it when I get admiring letters from people. And, of course, I'd love it if the critics would notice me, too.
~By Norman Rockwell ~


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 ~


I get letters from women, and they say, 'I love your Roman nose.' If I weren't on TV and I walked past that same woman, she'd go, 'Did you see the beak on that guy?
~By Matt Lauer ~


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


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 ~


Most well-known serial killers have victims numbering in the dozens, have sent taunting letters to the police or have done bizarre things to the bodies.
~By Pat Brown ~


The best time to frame an answer to the letters of a friend, is the moment you receive them. Then the warmth of friendship, and the intelligence received, most forcibly cooperate.
~By William Shenstone ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Sometimes I have to compromise my views, but I never compromise on issues like the death penalty and the arm trade laws, despite what the readers or letters may say.
~By Jonathan Shapiro ~


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


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 ~


I wrote that letter, and the one to Nixon. And I wrote more letters, and I thought it might be a magazine article. At that time I sent it to Esquire and Playboy, but anyway, I kept writing, and all of sudden I had enough and thought, well maybe it is a book.
~By Don Novello ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


One serious drawback about letters is that, in order to get them, one must send some out. When it comes to the mail, I feel it is better to receive than to give.
~By Joseph Epstein ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


I don't know why Sinclair Lewis fell in love with me. He didn't get even the slightest response from me. But his letters were lovely. And the poems he wrote me were lovely. I used some of them in my book.
~By Fay Wray ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


If a man wishes to truly not be written about, he would do well not to write letters to 18-year-old girls, inviting them into his life.
~By Joyce Maynard ~


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


Mum used to hide love letters from my boyfriends and put me down. Now I understand that she was a Polish immigrant forced to settle in Chicago. She was jealous of the freedom life gave me.
~By Ruby Wax ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


He liked to go from A to B without inventing letters between.
~By John McPhee ~


If I'm just at the White House, I have meetings in my office, I sign letters, I plan different things. Late in the afternoon, I'll quit working and wait for my husband to get home.
~By Laura Bush ~


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 ~


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


I have always loved the process of making the music, reading the letters from the fans who get married to my music, have children to my music and play my music at their funerals.
~By Wynonna Judd ~


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


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


I'd like to feel that an advertiser gets something extra when they advertise with us - a certain humanity that comes from upbeat and positive human interest letters and success stories.
~By Casey Kasum ~


When I first began to combine letters other than Hebrew, I read every book in German that came my way, and from these I certainly received according to the nature of my soul.
~By Shmuel Y. Agnon ~


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 ~


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 ~


A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.
~By Pam Brown ~


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 ~


Telling your story out loud is the way human beings communicate. We don't normally think up words, translate how to spell them and then move our fingers up and down over this randomly arranged set of keys to make the same letters appear on a screen.
~By Kevin J. Anderson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Every man should follow the bent of his nature in art and letters, always provided that he does not offend against the rules of morality and good taste.
~By Thomas Edward Brown ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Letters are expectation packaged in an envelope.
~By Shana Alexander ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Letters are among the most significant memorial a person can leave behind them.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I get about 25 letters a month, and I answer every one of them.
~By Mary Ann Mobley ~

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December 5 ,2022
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