Mon. May 20th, 2019

Motivational Quotes by James A Michener

James A Michener:-


Motivational Quotes by James A Michener:-


A person on dialysis undergoes very heavy and irritating treatment, and in time, it seems more than you can bear.”
America is a nation with many flaws that only the stupid would deny but with hopes so vast that only the cowardly would refuse to acknowledge them.”
An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it.”
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.”
For this is the journey that men and women make, to find themselves. If they fail in this, it doesn’t matter much else what they find.”
Honest to God, I do all the research on these books myself.”
I am the product of the American education system. It is a system that has always been on the lookout for bright boys and girls. It spotted me when I was 14, and I owe a tremendous debt to my alma mater.”
I attended seminars where many social issues were discussed abstractly, outside the pressures of an immediate situation, and there I developed certain attitudes which permitted me to face the real thing when it came along.”
I can’t remember how old I was, maybe 13, 14, and to see these fellows and hear their stories and to see life come to such a drab ending – my God, a poorhouse in those days was something. You would have to be inert not to respond to it.”
I have only one bit of advice to the beginning writer: Be sure your novel is read by Rodgers and Hammerstein.”
I know the world of opera so intimately: historical sweep, sharply defined characters, not too rational an explanation of what’s going on. It’s a feast.”
I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions.”
I missed a whole cycle of childhood, but I’ve never used it as a device for self-pity.”
I think the crucial thing in the writing career is to find what you want to do and how you fit in. What somebody else does is of no concern whatever except as an interesting variation.”
I was a Navy officer writing about Navy problems and I simply stole this lovely Army nurse and popped her into a Navy uniform, where she has done very well for herself.”
I was brought up in the great tradition of the late nineteenth century: that a writer never complains, never explains and never disdains.”
If a man happens to find himself, he has a mansion which he can inhabit with dignity all the days of his life.”
If I were a young man today, I might be lured into the moviemaking industry. You can really make a statement there.”

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