Quotes with tag:
If Botticelli were alive today he’d be working for Vogue.
Today jazz is still very much alive. Everywhere I go there’s a new generation of musicians.
I don’t really go around feeling very Irish at all. I don’t go to Irish pubs. I’ve lived so many places, and I’m still so curious about the bigger world. It’s grand to be alive in a time when mobility is so accessible.
Pretending that we live doesn’t make us alive.
It made me alive to the fact that the most important thing sometimes is what isn’t said – to prepare for moments of revelation that can be read entirely on actors’ faces without dialogue.
If the Christians who were alive in the 1770s behaved and believed like the Christians of today, there wouldn’t be an America as we know it.
For me at age 11, I had a pair of binoculars and looked up to the moon, and the moon wasn’t just bigger, it was better. There were mountains and valleys and craters and shadows. And it came alive.
Now, forty years after his passing, Winston Churchill is still quoted, read, revered, and referred to as much, if not more, than when he was alive.
Dialogue is the place that books are most alive and forge the most direct connection with readers. It is also where we as writers discover our characters and allow them to become real.
You’ve gotta dive into the abyss if you wanna get anything good. Every record, you’ve gotta go down in the abyss and hope that you come out of it alive.
You feel alive to the degree that you feel you can help others.
To be awake is to be alive.
The reporter wrote with the hope that he would get a by-line in the Times, a testimony to his being alive on that day and all the tomorrows of microfilm.
I love the tradition of Dickens, where even the most minor walk-on characters are twitching and particular and alive.
The young Dickens was so alive, so self-confident, so funny.