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“The original writer is not one who imitates nobody, but one whom nobody can imitate.”

“The original writer is not one who imitates nobody, but one whom nobody can imitate.”

— Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand, French, writer



“A moral character is attached to autumnal scenes; the leaves falling like our years, the flowers fading like our hours, the clouds fleeting like our illusions, the light diminishing like our intelligence, the sun growing colder like our affections, the rivers becoming frozen like our lives–all bear secret relations to our destinies.”
François-René de Chateaubriand



The Art of Living…...

Mixed media self portrait. – Circa 1987

A dear friend, whose opinion I respect greatly sent me the following quote.    She said  that it reminded her of me. 76 more words

The Music of Easter Week

Music is the child of prayer, the companion of religion.

     ~ François-René de Chateaubriand


The servant grew up before God—a scrawny seedling,
    a scrubby plant in a parched field. 263 more words


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“The original writer is not he who refrains from imitating others, but he who can be imitated by none.”   —   Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand

(I’m guessing then that there aren’t too many original writers out there.  77 more words


10 Great Quotes from Writers about Writing

Here are ten of our favourite quotes about writing, from those who should probably know the most about it – writers themselves. Some of them are witty quotes, others profound, some a mixture. 236 more words


SleepyDragon1320 reblogged this on Sleepy Book Dragon and commented:

Some inspirational quotations to keep you going whilst writing.

A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play; his labor and his leisure; his mind and his body; his education and his recreation.

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Considered Life