Gene Fowler Quotes.
Psychoanalysts seem to be long on information and short on application.
They that will not be counseled, cannot be helped. If you do not hear reason she will rap you on the knuckles.
Everyone needs a warm personal enemy or two to keep him free from rust in the movable parts of his mind.
Perhaps no mightier conflict of mind occurs ever again in a lifetime than that first decision to unseat one’s own tooth.
Men are not against you, they are merely for themselves.
I will be brief. Not nearly so brief as Salvador Dali, who gave the world’s shortest speech. He said I will be so brief I have already finished, and he sat down.
The best way to become a successful writer is to read good writing, remember it, and then forget where you remember it from.
Don’t be dismayed by the opinions of editors, or critics. They are only the traffic cops of the arts.
News is history shot on the wing. The huntsmen from the Fourth Estate seek to bag only the peacock or the eagle of the swifting day.
Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.
What is success? It is a toy balloon among children armed with pins.
He has a profound respect for old age. Especially when it’s bottled.
If they haven’t heard it before it’s original.
It is no disgrace to rest a bit.
Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves.
Everyone needs a warm personal enemy or two to keep him free from rust in the movable parts of his mind
News is history shot on the wing.
Never thank anybody for anything, except a drink of water in the desert -and then make it brief.
Sometimes I think my writing sounds like I walked out of the room and left the typewriter running.
Every man should be allowed to love two cities, his own and San Francisco
An editor should have a pimp for a brother so he’d have someone to look up to.
A book is never finished; it’s abandoned.
Writing is easy. All you do is stare at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.
A man who makes a one-dollar profit on his expense account is dishonest. A man who loses five cents on one is a damned fool.
Never thank anybody for anything, except a drink of water in the desert – and then make it brief.