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The author of the Iliad is either Homer or, if not Homer, somebody else of the same name.

Aldous Huxley

I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good.


The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar things new.

William Makepeace Thackeray

If you steal from one author, it's plagiarism; if you steal from many, it's research.

Wilson Mizner

It is easy to criticize an author, but difficult to appreciate him.

Vauvenargues, Marquis De

At dramatic rehearsals, the only author that's better than an absent one is a dead one.

George S. Kaufman

Necessity is the author of change.

Tim Hansel

If a kid knows a book and meets the author, he will love it so much more.

Katie Davis

From the author of lies. The devil.

Matthew Pinto

We don't really know who the intellectual author was.

Charles Powell

Book tours are almost designed to beat out of an author any affection he has for his book.

Michael Lewis

Pyle is considered the author of Robin Hood.

Allen Wright

I am sure that no traveler seeing things through author spectacles can see them as they are.

Harriet Martineau

We are going to try to bring in a well-known children's author if we can afford to do that.

Ann Hill

If you steal from one author, it's plagiarism. If you steal from two, it's research.

John Burke

Choose an author as you choose a friend.

Sir Arthur Helps

It's a movie about the author, Truman Capote.

Douglas Mcgrath