Quotations that match 'essay'.

What I'm exploring right now is the subject of my own mortality. It's an area that I'm curious about, and I'm researching it to see if there's a photographic essay in it for me. If images don't start to come, I'll go to something else.
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Someone who can write aphorisms should not fritter away his time in essays.
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There are some fine books and essays about that. Lewis Hyde has written about alcoholism and poets and the role that society gives its writers - encouraging them to die.
[ Alcoholism Books Die Encouraging Essays Fine Gives Hyde Lewis Poets Role Society Some Them Writers Written]
The essays are very solipsistic and self-absorbed, I'm totally conscious of that. To me, book writing is fun, and I basically just write about things that are entertaining to myself.
[ Basically Book Conscious Entertaining Essays Fun Just Myself Self-Absorbed Things Totally Very Write Writing]
A good essay must have this permanent quality about it; it must draw its curtain round us, but it must be a curtain that shuts us in not out.
[ Curtain Draw Essay Good Must Out Permanent Quality Round Shuts Us]
I remember when an editor at the National Geographic promised to run about a dozen of my landscape pictures from a story on the John Muir trail as an essay, but when the group of editors got together, someone said that my pictures looked like postcards.
[ Dozen Editor Editors Essay Geographic Got Group John Landscape Looked Muir National Pictures Postcards Promised Remember Run Said Someone Story Together Trail]
I went on all over the States, ranting poems to enthusiastic audiences that, the week before, had been equally enthusiastic about lectures on Railway Development or the Modern Turkish Essay.
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In high school, I won a prize for an essay on tuberculosis. When I got through writing the essay, I was sure I had the disease.
[ Disease Essay Got Had High Prize School Sure Through Tuberculosis Won Writing]
One would think that in writing about literary men and matters there would be no difficulty in finding a title for one's essay, or that any embarrassment which might arise would be from excess of material. I find this, however, far from being the case.
[ Any Arise Being Case Difficulty Embarrassment Essay Excess Far Find Finding However Literary Material Matters Men Might Think Title Which Would Writing]
I'm trying to put more elements of the essay into my writing.
[ Elements Essay Into More Put Trying Writing]
I undertake the same project as Montaigne, but with an aim contrary to his own: for he wrote his Essays only for others, and I write my reveries only for myself.
[ Aim Contrary Essays His Myself Only Others Own Project Reveries Same Undertake Write Wrote]
I think the pattern of my essays is, A funny thing happened to me on my way through Finnegans Wake.
[ Essays Funny Happened Pattern Thing Think Through Wake Way]
To spend this particular year reading essays to Dennis Robertson as one's supervisor, and, simultaneously, enjoying membership of the group round Keynes was indeed an intellectual treat.
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I sort of was good at writing essays. I was never very good at mathematics, and I was never very good at algebra. I loved science, but I wasn't sure of it.
[ Algebra Essays Good Loved Mathematics Never Science Sort Sure Very Writing]
The point of the essay is to change things.
[ Change Essay Point Things]
Consider the Essay as a political pamphlet on the Revolution side, and the fact that it was the Whig gospel for a century, and you will see its working merit.
[ Century Consider Essay Fact Gospel Merit Pamphlet Political Revolution See Side Will Working]
I won't say ours was a tough school, but we had our own coroner. We used to write essays like: What I'm going to be if I grow up.
[ Coroner Essays Going Grow Had Our Ours Own Say School Tough Up Used Won Write]
I don't like writing essays or theory.
[ Essays Theory Writing]
The essayist has to follow a certain intellectual pattern. The novelist has the advantage of using fantasy, of being subjective.
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Essays, entitled critical, are epistles addressed to the public, through which the mind of the recluse relieves itself of its impressions.
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In effect I am not a novelist, but rather a failed essayist who started to write novels because he didn't know how to write essays.
[ Am Because Effect Essays Failed How Know Novelist Novels Rather Started Write]
I just finished writing an essay about William Maxwell, an American writer whose work I admire very much.
[ Admire American Essay Finished Just Maxwell Much Very Whose William Work Writer Writing]
Maybe I will write a memoir, perhaps I'll do some essays, or maybe I will write a mystery story.
[ Essays Maybe Memoir Mystery Perhaps Some Story Will Write]
I'm most suspicious of scripts that have a lot of stage direction at the top of the page... sunrise over the desert and masses of... a whole essay before you get to the dialogue.
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The essays in The Great Taos Bank Robbery were my project to win a Master of Arts degree in English when I quit being a newspaper editor and went back to college.
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I was uncomfortable writing fiction. My love was the personal essay, rather than the novel.
[ Essay Fiction Love Novel Personal Rather Than Uncomfortable Writing]
I love to run smart essays and commentary. But it doesn't replace the other kind of reporting.
[ Commentary Essays Kind Love Other Replace Reporting Run Smart]
To love is to believe, to hope, to know; Tis an essay, a taste of Heaven below!
[ Believe Below Essay Heaven Hope Know Love Taste Tis]
I'm older than my sister so I started writing first. I started writing at school. I was always top of my class in composition, essays, English Lit and all of that.
[ Always Class Composition English Essays First Lit Older School Sister Started Than Top Writing]
I am a better novelist than a poet, playwright, or essayist.
[ Am Better Novelist Playwright Poet Than]
The essays are different because ultimately it's things I'm interested in, and I'm really just writing about myself and using those subjects as a prism.
[ Because Different Essays Interested Just Myself Prism Really Subjects Things Those Ultimately Using Writing]
Why, in such a case, should the performer essay any sort of considered approach at all?
[ Any Approach Case Considered Essay Performer Should Sort Such Why]
A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery.
[ Dinner Doing Embroidery Essay Painting Party Picture Revolution Writing]