CF Favorites: 5 Great Quotes From Charles Bukowski

“To do a dull thing with style-now that’s what I call art.” “We have wasted History like a bunch of drunks shooting dice back in the men’s crapper of the local bar.” “It’s possible to love a human being if you don’t know them too well.” “You begin saving the world by saving one man […]

CF Favorites: Top 15 Quotes From Stephen King

“A lot of us grow up and we grow out of the literal interpretation that we get when we’re children, but we bear the scars all our life. Whether they’re scars of beauty or scars of ugliness, it’s pretty much in the eye of the beholder.” “We like to think about how smart we are. […]

CF Favorites: Top 15 Quotes From Todd Gitlin

“Sure, I’ve often been misrepresented – anyone frequently quoted has this experience.” “I first came to think about media and politics in the late 1960s, having observed some distortions up close, but since then I wouldn’t say that my personal experience has remained an important motive for my writing about media.” “My book is focused […]

CF Picks: 13 Memorable Quotes From John Steinbeck

“The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.” “Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.” “It seems to me that if you or I must choose between […]

CF Picks: 11 Memorable Quotes From William S. Burroughs

“Most of the trouble in this world has been caused by folks who can’t mind their own business, because they have no business of their own to mind, any more than a smallpox virus has.” “Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in […]

CF Favorites: 8 Great Quotes From Herman Melville

“Old age is always wakeful; as if, the longer linked with life, the less man has to do with aught that looks like death.” “To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.” “Art is the objectification of feeling.” […]

CF Favorites: 8 Great Quotes From Matt Groening

“I think ‘Family Guy’ and ‘American Dad’ have definitely staked out their own style and territory, and now the accusations are coming that ‘The Simpsons’ is taking jokes from ‘Family Guy.’ And I can tell you, that ain’t the case.” “Our solution on ‘The Simpsons’ is to do jokes that people who have an education, […]

CF Favorites: 7 Great Quotes From Alfred Hitchcock

“Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn’t change people’s habits. It just kept them inside the house.” “Television has brought back murder into the home – where it belongs.” “Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.” “The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the […]

CF Favorites: 6 Great Quotes From Robertson Davies

“A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.” “The great book for you is the book that has the most to say to you at the moment when you are […]

CF Favorites: 5 Great Quotes From Allen Ginsberg

“My own experience is that a certain kind of genius among students is best brought out in bed.” “Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It’s that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that’s what the poet does.” “Poetry is the one place […]