Gene Fowler Quotes

Most popular Gene Fowler Quotes

A book is never finished, it is abandoned.

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Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves.

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People are not against you; they are merely for themselves.
— Gene Fowler

self-interest

What is success? It is a toy balloon among children armed with pins.
— Gene Fowler

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He has a profound respect for old age, Especially when it's bottled.
— Gene Fowler

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What is success?  It is a toy balloon among children armed with pins.

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Love and memory last, and will so endure till the game is called because of darkness.

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Don't be dismayed by the opinions of editors, or critics. They are only the traffic cops of the arts.

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Everyone needs a warm personal enemy or two to keep him free of rust in the movable parts of the mind.

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Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.
— Gene Fowler

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News is history shot on the wing.  The huntsmen from the Fourth estate seek to bag only the peacock or the eagle of the swifting day.

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