Best 1 170 of Novel quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 13 Sep

Storm Jameson

If the novel is dying, I see no chance that dismembering it will revive it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lily King

Anthropological fieldwork is so much like writing a novel. You don't know what the hell is going on.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Edith Wharton

We can't behave like people in novels, though, can we?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jennifer Elisabeth

Despite how lonely or broken down you might feel, we need you with us helping to make the world better, kinder and safer, especially for the little girls coming up.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Richard Kadrey

It's more like how some people can't help but bring out the not necessarily righteous parts of your personality. Like how you meet someone and instantly know they're a full-time professional victim, and no matter how hard you try, something takes over and you can't help needling them.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Irving

I believe a novel should be as complicated and involved as you're capable of making it.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Alain-fournier

... the old Berlin – last vestige of a mysterious fête – wheeled away from the gravelled road and went lurching noiselessly across country over a grass-grown track. Beyond the hedge nothing could be seen of it but the driver's cap bobbing up and down.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Morra Quatro

Everyone makes mistakes, but only a few could forgive. Padahal ada banyak kesalahan yang hanya perlu dimaafkan, bukan dihukum. An eye for an eye will make us all blind.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Megan Maldonado

You’ve lied to me. You’ve hid things from me. How dare you talk to me like we’re still friends, like we ever mattered to you at all?--Sydney Field

By Anonym 19 Sep

Atul Purohit

To be honest with you, I don't have the words to make you feel better, but I do have the arms to give you a hug, ears to listen to whatever you want to talk about, and I have a heart; a heart that's aching to see you smile again. lines from Love Vs Destiny...

By Anonym 15 Sep

Elif Batuman

The novel tradition is the closest thing I have to a religion, and being a part of that tradition means a lot to me. I don't really see - I never have seen - why I should have to forfeit that feeling, or hope, of belonging, just because the stories I want to tell are close to my own experience.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Shirley Geok-lin Lim

If I could write a novel while I'm walking, I probably would.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Widad Akreyi

A moment later, Vesta became aware that her life was passing her by in that busy city, where no man could capture her heart… What if she married someone, who wasn’t mentally prepared to keep his Zoroastrian identity intact? Or what if her future husband was forced to convert to Islam? What if he tried to force her to convert as well? What if he suddenly decided to become an extremist and called for Sharia Laws in Kurdland? She shivered at the thought.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Atul Purohit

If you love somebody then tell them how you feel dont be scared of their reaction or rejection life is too short. you should take a chance and if things dont work out as you plan dont worry cuz life moves on and true love will be waiting for you again.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Eric Arvin

The longest piece of literature I've read lately was a tattoo on this biker I picked up last night. It said, If you're this close, you've gotta suck it.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Rahul Rampal

I am the happiest person on this world, who has never seen ups and downs in life. I got whatever I wished for… And I woke up!

By Anonym 14 Sep

V. S. Naipaul

I've never abandoned the novel.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Peter Orner

I'm constantly trying to figure out how to crack that mystery; how to make a novel that has a sense of immediacy of a short story. I try to do that and I'll try it again, but I'll never get it.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Kellyn Roth

I’m an idiot for trying to avoid these feelings because they have caused me pain in the past.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lincoln Steffens

The best picture has not yet been painted; the greatest poem is still unsung; the mightiest novel remains to be written; the divinest music has not been conceived, even by Bach. In science, probably ninety-nine percent of the knowable has not yet been discovered.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Jennifer Elisabeth

How you spend your time when you are not working or studying says everything about who you are and what is motivating your life.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Kamand Kojouri

For what was it about books that once finished left the reader in a bit of a haze and made them reread the last few sentences in order to continue the ringing in their hearts a while longer, so as not to let the silence illumine the fact that reading, they had gained something — distance, a lesson, a companion, a new world — but now, after the last full stop, they had lost something palpable and felt a little emptier than before.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Milan Kundera

For it is clear immediately: human life as such is a defeat. All we can do in the face of that ineluctable defeat called life is to try to understand it. That - that is the raison d'être of the art of the novel.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Alex Adam

The right things often happen for the wrong reason.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Jeff Zentmer

There's a water cycle. Water never goes away. It never dies or is destroyed. It just changed from form to form in a continuous cycle. On a hot summer day, you've drunk water that a dinosaur drank. You might have cried tears that Alexander the Great cried. So I'm returning Eli's energy - his spirit - and all that it contained. His life. His music. His memories. His loves. All the beautiful things in him. I give to the water so he can live that way now. Form to form. Energy to energy. Maybe I'll meet my son again in the rain or in the ocean. Maybe he hasn't touched my face for the last time.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Rob Burton

A novel is basically a series of short stories wedged together, sometimes with shaky bridges.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Anne Enright

A novel is written not to be judged, but experienced.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Zadie Smith

One thing you learn about the novel as a form is that it's always smarter than you are.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Priya Ardis

Vane’s lips tightened to suppress a smile. “Why so hostile, love?” “You whacked me on the head with a ball!” “You deserved it.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Anthony Hulse

The crazed man, after he was satisfied, placed his hands around the throat of the helpless Irish girl and squeezed powerfully. He continued his attack, until he was certain Beverley was dead. He turned his back to the wall and masturbated, squealing in delight when he was done. He then composed himself, straightened his clothes, and ascended the steps. Hopefully, he thought, the tide would wash away the body before morning.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Steven Ramirez

His eyes were like two wafers of slate, grey and lifeless.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Sol Luckman

I am, as it were, the created creating—a paradox, for all its rhetorical trappings, at the beating heart of our shared human journey, and one I invite you to struggle with just as I have while, day in and day out, word by word and line by line, constructing a fictitious autobiography for myself in these pages.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elizabeth Olsen

I've never read a young adult novel, though. I'm sure I would love it, but I've never read one.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Mark Zero

This was a crime of passion, but unlike most crimes of passion, it had been meticulously and diabolically well-planned.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Veronica Purcell

Doubt you’d find anyone as dashingly charming as me

By Anonym 18 Sep

Sarah Waters

She said, 'It is filled with all the words for how I want you.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Russ Roberts

The incredible stability in inflation is really a novel human experience. And the inflation is being the result of money.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Thomas Sladek

Most publishers seem very reluctant to publish short story collections at all; they bring them out in paperback, often disguised as novels.

By Anonym 15 Sep

H. C. Deboard

Dead. Supposedly Suicide. That's how they'll kill Michael too. Make it look like a suicide or an accident of some sort.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Milan Kundera

Great novels are always a little more intelligent than their authors.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Natalya Vorobyova

Gentleman: An imaginary creature found in Jane Austen novels.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Ned Beauman

It seems to me that the basic plot of all historical novels is a romance swept aside by history.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paul Theroux

A novel captures essence that is not possible in any other form.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Hermann Hesse

Najviše volim sasvim čista, laka, skromna seljačka vina, bez naročitog imena, kojih može mnogo da se popije i čiji okus tako prijatno i svesrdno podsjeća na selo, na zemlju, na nebo i lugove.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Min Kim

People believe in everything except the reality.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Thomas Sladek

In most conventional novels, God is not allowed to be nuts. Nor are nuts allowed to be God.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Patricia Duncker

You write your first novel with the desperation of the damned. You're afraid that you'll never write anything else, ever again.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Santonu Kumar Dhar

I love you so much. Our love is eternal.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ellen Glasgow

A good novel cannot be too long or a bad novel too short.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Piers Paul Read

Good novels are not written, they are rewritten. Great novels are diamonds mined from layered rewrites.