Portal:Literature/Quotes

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This is an archive of quotes that have appeared in the Quotes section of Portal:Literature. More quotes in wikiquote:Books.

Example of a quote in wikicode:

{{cquote|Read in order to live.}}

::[[Gustave Flaubert]]


Today is September 2, 2014, week number 36.


Week 1
Evan Esar



Week 2
Samuel Goldwyn



Week 3
Oscar Wilde



Week 4
Marcus Tullius Cicero (originally in Latin) & also attributed to G. K. Chesterton



Week 5
Kurt Vonnegut



Week 6
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), The Tempest, Act 1 scene 2



Week 7
Nachman of Breslov



Week 8
Walter Pitkin, Art of Rapid Reading, 1930



Week 9
Mark Twain



Week 10
Lord Acton



Week 11
Emily Dickinson



Week 12
Anthony Powell, A Dance to the Music of Time, Vol. X



Week 13
Salman Rushdie



Week 14
Augustine Birrell



Week 15
Alfred Whitney Griswold



Week 16
John Ruskin, Sesame and Lilies (1865) lecture 1 "Of Kings' Treasuries" 8



Week 17
Sydney Smith, In Lady Holland ‘Memoir’ (1855) vol. 1, ch. 9, p. 240.



Week 18
Francis Bacon, Proposition touching Amendment of Laws



Week 19
Julian Barnes, Flaubert's Parrot (1984) ch. 13



Week 20
Anne Rice, The Witching Hour, Knopf, 1990, p. 261



Week 21
Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan, Five laws of library science, 1928



Week 22
Jorge Luis Borges



Week 23
Gustave Flaubert



Week 24
Mark Twain



Week 25
James Ellroy



Week 26
Ray Bradbury



Week 27
Robert Caro



Week 28
Robert Frost



Week 29
Joseph Brodsky



Week 30
André Maurois



Week 31
Edith Sitwell



Week 32
Edith Sitwell



Week 33
Anonymous



Week 34
Heinrich Heine



Week 35
Thomas à Kempis



Week 36
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891, preface



Week 37
Logan Pearsall Smith, Afterthoughts, 1931



Week 38
Stephen King



Week 39
Umberto Eco, Il nome della rosa, 1980



Week 40
Albert Camus



Week 41
Bill Watterson, 1995



Week 42
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Morituri Salutamus, 1875



Week 43
Voltaire



Week 44
Barbara Tuchman



Week 45
Francis Bacon, Of Studies



Week 46
Anatole Broyard



Week 47
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Original: "Wenn ein Buch und ein Kopf zusammenstoßen und es klingt hohl, ist das allemal im Buche?"


Week 48
John Wilson, Scottish writer, (1785 - 1854)



Week 49
Ezra Pound (1885-1972), U.S. poet, ABC of Reading (1934) chapter 8



Week 50
Dorothy L. Sayers (1893 - 1957), The unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (1928)



Week 51
Austin Phelps (1820 - 1890)



Week 52
Alfred Hitchcock (1899 - 1980)