Best 70 of Bedtime quotes - MyQuotes
Our principal writers have nearly all been fortunate in escaping regular education.
Writers in repressive societies are considered dangerous. That's why so many of them are in jail.
Toilet paper unrolled and slithered then wrapped around my tummy. That paper tried to roll me up into an Egyptian mummy.
I suppose a fire that burns that bright is not meant to last.
The so-called feminist writers were disgusted with me. I did my thing, and so I guess by feminist standards I'm a feminist. That suits me fine.
Sleep: a poor substitute for caffeine!
A lot of our writers, like Conan O'Brien, moved on to other things.
Bedtime stories Eventide Rhapsodies Anthologies of Memory Please enter cautiously and feel free to open what is closed
Bedtime is daytime, and we come into bloom after midnight.
On gym days, I don't get to my desk until 4 in the afternoon, and everything except bedtime and the appointment with the liquid narcotic is pushed back a bit.
Then as he's tucking me into bed, he's supposed to ask, How many stars? On a great day I'm supposed to say nine or ten. But if it was amazing, the best day I ever had, I'm supposed to cheat and say something like ten thousand stars.
From candlelight to early bedtime, I read.
I lie in bed most nights, thinking of things.
Only five books tonight, Mommy," she says. No, Olivia, just one." How about four?" Two." Three." Oh, all right, three. But that's it!
Writers' bedtimes vary, but few have been spared the shock of a copy editor's early wake-up call.
Enough, woman who needs no sleep! It is past my bedtime! But I will ponder your suggestions in the morning when I wake up, which will be long after you've already risen.
So much is yet to come. Soon will be blankets and pillows, and books by the bed to make the stuff of dreams. And then tomorrows.
Bedtime makes you realize how completely incapable you are of being in charge of another human being. My children act like they've never been to sleep before. "Bed? What's that? No, I'm not doing that." They never want to go to bed. This is is another thing that I will never have in common with my children.
Damn it, how will I ever get out of this labyrinth?
Ironically, to my children, bedtime is a punishment that violates their basic rights as human beings.
Contrary to what many writers imply about the process, nobody forces a writer to sell his work to the film industry.
There were the fairy tales my father told to me at bedtime. All the standards. I thought my father invented wolves.
Writers say many true things about their own experiences with publicity and promotion.
Suggested remedy for the common cold: A good gulp of whiskey at bedtime-it's not very scientific, but it helps.
Guillermo Cabrera Infante
I know that many writers have had to write under censorship and yet produced good novels; for instance, Cervantes wrote Don Quixote under Catholic censorship.
New York was where we wanted to live when we were finally grown up, and drink martinis and stay out past bedtime.
I know many writers who first dictate passages, then polish what they have dictated. I speak, then I polish - occasionally I do windows.
There were five writers on Blazing Saddles.
I looked at the clock with the faint unconscious hope common to all mothers that time will somehow have passed magically away and the next time you look it will be bedtime.
Michael Bassey Johnson
Thinking about the bed leaves you horny, but thinking beyond the bed gives you honor, freedom and wisdom.
And I have to consider myself fortunate, because there are plenty of writers who spend most of a lifetime looking for that certain something without ever finding it.
Be my bedtime story and the thoughts that won't let me fall asleep. Be the conversation that I always have in my head at 3 AM and that beautiful voice that never lets me sleep.
Guillermo Cabrera Infante
I think writers rush in where everybody is very frightened to tread
Like, really like you. And i want that kiss to have been the start of something. Not the end.
Some writers take to drink, others take to audiences.
Most of the books I read these days are children's books at bedtime.
(Frances has gotten out of bed again and come to her parents' room...) 'How can the wind have a job?' asked Frances. 'Everybody has a job,' said Father. 'I have to go to my office every morning at nine o'clock. That is my job. You have to go to sleep so you can be wide awake for school tomorrow. That is your job.' Frances said, 'I know, but...' Father said, 'I have not finished. If the wind does not blow the curtains, he will be out of a job. If I do not go to the office, I will be out of a job. And if you do not go to sleep now, do you know what will happen to you?' 'I will be out of a job?' said Frances. 'No,' said Father. 'I will get a spanking?' said Frances. 'Right!' said Father. 'Good night!' said Frances, and she went back to her room.
till, silently ￼without one peep, the angels come, their watch to keep. ￼They'll hold you safe while dreaming deep. The pillow cool beneath your head, ￼all star lit is your feather bed which glides the moonbeams like a sled, ￼above towns which glitter blue and red.
American writers ought to stand and live in the margins, and be more dangerous.
Chana knows, I wondered sometimes how I raised that child without strangling her. By age six, [Jasnah] was pointing out my logical fallacies as I tried to get her to go to bed on time.
Good writers are often excellent at a hundred other things, but writing promises a greater latitude for the ego.
Lots of children I know are excited to grow up. So I wonder why this man was so happy to become young again?
And, of course, some SF is set close enough to here and now that Anglo and European do apply. Since many of the writers come from those backgrounds, so does much of the fiction.
Movies have influenced all writers, not just thriller writers.
Survivors told me that sleep was a great escape from the nightmare that was Jonestown. I also longed for bedtime each night at Escuela Caribe; sleep allowed me to forget where I was for a few hours.
Jerry B. Jenkins
Writers write. Dreamers talk about it.
I think writers are prone to hyperbole sometimes.
I think writers, by nature, are more observers instead of participators.
And then, if you make it to bedtime, you feel the joy of cheating death out of one more day," she said. "Do you see?
Many childrens writers dont have children of their own