Irving Stone Quotes

Most popular Irving Stone Quotes

Talent is cheap; dedication is expensive. It will cost you your life.

talent

There are no faster or firmer friendships than those between people who love the same books.
— Irving Stone

books friendship

To try to understand another human being, to grapple for his ultimate depths, that is the most dangerous of human endeavors.

understanding others

Art is a staple, like bread or wine or a warm coat in winter. Man's spirit grows hungry for art in the same way his stomach growls for food.

art

Art's a staple, like bread or wine or a warm coat in winter. Those who think it is a luxury have only a fragment of a mind.  Man's spirit grows hungry for art in the same way his stomach growls for food.

art

Story writers say that love is concerned only with young people, and the excitement and glamour of romance end at the altar. How blind they are. The best romance is inside marriage; the finest love stories come after the wedding, not before.
— Irving Stone

marriage romance love