What are some quotes from authors?

What are some quotes from authors?

Famous Literary Quotes

  • “It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest I go to than I have ever known.”
  • “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”
  • “You have brains in your head.
  • “It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.”

Who is the best author in South Africa?

The 10 Best South African Authors

  • Herman Charles Bosman, 1905-1951.
  • Nadine Gordimer, 1923-2020.
  • Andre Brink, 1935-2015.
  • Bessie Head, 1937-1986.
  • Breyten Breytenbach, born 1939.
  • J.M. Coetzee, born 1940.
  • Zakes Mda, born 1948.
  • Njabulo Ndebele, born 1948. Njabulo Ndebele is a Zulu novelist and academic.

What is the most quoted book?

Bible Project: The most quoted book throughout history.

Why are books good quotes?

Quotes About Books

  • “A room without books is like a body without a soul.” –
  • “Take a good book to bed with you—books do not snore.” –
  • “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend.
  • “Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?” –
  • “Books are a uniquely portable magic.” –

What is a good quote for reading?

The 100 Best Quotes About Reading

  • “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . .
  • “Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read.
  • “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” –
  • “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” –

Who is the most quoted author ever?

OSCAR Wilde has been named as the “most quotable figure” in the history of the English language. The playwright takes top place on the list of the most memorable lines ever written or spoken in the latest edition of The Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations.

Who is the most quoted author in the world?

Most Quoted Authors (and Their Most Popular Books)

  • Jane Austen: Most famous for her work Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen is the most quoted author on Goodreads.
  • William Shakespeare: It’s not hard to see why Shakespeare is number two on Goodreads for most quoted author.
  • C.S.

Who is the most trending person in South Africa?

The top five searched South Africans are: Cassper Nyovest, followed by Cyril Ramaphosa, then Julius Malema, Jacob Zuma and Bonang Matheba. The top five searched international celebrities are: Kim Kardashian, Chris Brown, Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne and Christiano Ronaldo.

Who is the South African poetry?

Some of the best known poets of this violently oppressive and politically turbulent period of South African history from 1948 to 1990 include Dennis Brutus, Ingrid Jonker, Mazisi Kunene, Nicolaas Petrus van Wyk Louw, William Ewart Gladstone (W. E. G.)

Are books in quotes?

In general, you should italicize the titles of long works, like books, movies, or record albums. Use quotation marks for the titles of shorter pieces of work: poems, articles, book chapters, songs, T.V.