Received Related Quotes



“[Yet the writer's lot has particular satisfactions.] When a novel is published, however it's received, ... it is the book you wrote, and a better version is not sitting on the cutting-room floor because your distributor insisted on 17 ill-advised cuts.”

Michael Cunningham


All love is sweet, given or received...

Percy Bysshe Shelley


Seems the seance has become the most complained-about show. It received 700 complaints. I might add that the prospect of me blowing my head off on live TV last year attracted only twenty. Fair enough, I suppose.

Derren Brown


“We conducted a surprise inspection on Dec. 21, I believe, regarding a complaint that we received from PETA. And our veterinary medical officer found the animals were in good health. There are no violations of the Animal Welfare Act.”

Darby Holladay


It should be possible to say that there really is such as thing as "genius" and that what it is, is precisely a surprising and unexpected movement away from collective patterns of behavior and received wisdom.

William Irwin Thompson


The best advice on writing I've ever received is to take it seriously, because to do it well is all-consuming.

David Guterson


I would like Albert Brooks to have received the Oscars for best actor, best director and best screenplay for 'Modern Romance.' I love that movie.

Andy Kindler


“Of the 200 notices of violations sent out since May 2005, only 20 have received citations. The rest complied.”

David Garcias


“I've never received this kind of contributions before. I have received smaller contributions as alderman and always thanked those contributors as well.”

Frank Coccho


The process of making pieces in Chess do something useful (whatever it may be) has received a special name: it is called the attack. The attack is that process by means of which you remove obstructions.

Emanuel Lasker