Novelist Related Quotes



All my siblings became artists. One's a novelist, my brother is a painter, my sister was a costume designer.

Caio Fonseca


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I am not an academic who happens to have written a novel. I am a novelist who happens to be quite good academically.

A. S. Byatt


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I'm a novelist. Fortunately I don't have to rule the world.

Salman Rushdie


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Writing tends to be very deliberate. A novelist could probably run a military campaign with some success. They could certainly run a country.

Colm Toibin


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God pity the poor novelist.

Steven Millhauser


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I truly believe that as a novelist, you cannot adequately describe the weather in England - the light, the dampness, the bitterness, the summer softness, and so on - without having experienced it.

Stephanie Laurens


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Art is for [the Irish] inseparable from artifice: of that, the theatre is the home. Possibly, it was England made me a novelist.

Elizabeth Bowen


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I did want to become a novelist, but the program at Waseda was pretty intense in terms of language requirements - two hours of English and four hours of Chinese. I thought, what do I need this for? So I stopped going to class.

Hirokazu Koreeda


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I started my career as a novelist. 'Veronica Mars' was first imagined as a novel.

Rob Thomas


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Society is the stage on which manners are shown; novels are the literature. Novels are the journal or record of manners; and the new importance of these books derives from the fact, that the novelist begins to penetrate the surface, and treat this part of life more worthily.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


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