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Ya Literature Quotes


"Literature usually begets literature." - Susan Sontag

"If ya ain't got it in ya, ya can't blow it out." - Louis Armstrong

"Ya wanna be an artist? Make art!" - Kay WalkingStick

"Sometimes ya gotta do stuff ?cause it's expected of ya, not ?cause of anything else." - Laura Moncur

"When I was growing up, there actually wasn't a lot of YA literature as it exists today. Most of the YA that I read was from the '60s and '70s, older than me." - Lauren Destefano

"And everything you get, ya gotta work hard for it." - The Notorious Big

"Literature + Illness = Illness" - Roberto Bolano

"Literature is achieved anxiety." - Harold Bloom

"Literature is eavesdropping." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"My weapon is literature" - Chinua Achebe

"Remarks are not literature." - Gertrude Stein

"All literature is gossip." - Truman Capote

"Literature precedes genre." - Rick Moody

"You the type that be runnin ya mouth. See you on the block wanna run in ya house." - Nicki Minaj

"Literature - creative literature - unconcerned with sex, is inconceivable." - Gertrude Stein

"Fantasy is literature for teenagers." - Brian Aldiss

"Painting taught literature to describe." - Orhan Pamuk

"Without literature, life is hell." - Charles Bukowski

"Literature is about telling stories." - Amos Oz

"Literature has always been allegorical." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Hemingway's remarks are not literature." - Gertrude Stein

"Reverence is fatal to literature." - E M Forster

"Literature helps us transcend ourselves." - Mohsin Hamid

"Literature has become my life." - Mikhail Bulgakov

"A great speech is literature." - Peggy Noonan

"This treadmill lifestyle ain't workin for me... It's from ya crib to ya lab to ya job to make a profit, And at the day's end you still got nothing accomplished." - Phonte

"Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood." - Fionnula Flanagan

"Ya gotta do what ya gotta do." - Sylvester Stallone

"You got a man? That's somethin we will talk about. He's smart enough to have ya, but dumb enough to let ya out." - Ll Cool J

"They say ya additude determines ya laditude..." - Kanye West

"Success is the best revenge for anything. Keep ya head down and work hard to achieve." - Ed Sheeran

"Be what ya is, 'cause if ya be what you ain't, ya ain't what ya is." - Don Meyer

"Beef is best served like steak: Well done, get a gun in ya face." - Pusha T

"Raw I'mma give it to ya, with no trivia. Raw like cocaine straight from Bolivia." - U-God

"Believe me, if I started murdering people there'd be none of ya left." - Charles Manson

"I tell ya, if you want to disperse a crowd, start spittin' on 'em." - Kent Nichols

"Sleep tight, ya morons!" - J D Salinger

"[Science is] the literature of truth." - Josh Billings

"History without politics descends to mere Literature." - John Robert Seeley

"Perversity is the muse of modern literature." - Susan Sontag

"To study history is to study literature." - Robert Aris Willmott

"Literature is the memory of humanity." - Isaac Bashevis Singer

"The classic literature is always modern." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"English literature is a flying fish." - E M Forster

"The great Cham of literature. (Samuel Johnson)" - Tobias Smollett

"Where would fashion be without literature?" - Diana Vreeland

"Life isn't simple. Literature shouldn't be either." - Mark Slouka

"Circumstances are the seeds of literature." - Salvador de Madariaga

"Puns are the highest form of literature." - Alfred Hitchcock

"Science Fiction is the jazz of literature." - David Brin

"Libraries are the wardrobes of literature." - George Dyer

"A louse in the locks of literature." - Alfred Tennyson

"All great art and literature is propaganda." - George Bernard Shaw

"In literature imitations do not imitate." - Mark Twain

"literature is the record of our discontent." - Virginia Woolf

"Literature, like nobility, runs in the blood." - William Hazlitt

"I believe all literature started as gossip." - Rita Mae Brown

"Conflict is the soul of literature." - Erica Jong

"literature is the last banquet between minds." - Edna O'Brien

"Good literature makes your head throb heartlike" - David Foster Wallace

"That complete statement which is literature." - Virginia Woolf

"Freedom of speech doesn't guarantee great literature." - Pankaj Mishra

"Literature acknowledges that life is complicated." - Sjon

"Proverbs are the literature of reason." - Proverbs

"And everything else is just literature" - Paul Verlaine

"The Bible is literature, not dogma." - George Santayana

"Victorian literature was my subject at Harvard." - Margaret Atwood

"I read Russian literature a lot." - Mikhail Baryshnikov

"The writer studies literature, not the world." - Annie Dillard

"Gossip is more popular than literature." - Hugh Leonard

"Smell is a word, perfume is literature." - Jean-Claude Ellena

"Literature is news that stays news." - Ezra Pound

"Literature is the immortality of speech." - August Wilhelm Von Schleg

"Art and literature are my surrogate religions." - Peter Shaffer

"American literature has always been immigrant." - Salman Rushdie

"I studied literature design and fashion design." - Danielle Steel

"Our literature is in great shape." - James Welch

"Every man's memory is his private literature." - Aldous Huxley

"Literature is analysis after the event." - Doris Lessing

"All good Literature rests primarily on insight." - George Henry Lewes

"Literature is the orchestration of platitudes." - Thornton Wilder

"My master's degree was in English literature." - Sylvia Browne

"Bad literature is a form of treason." - Joseph Brodsky

"Literature, of course, is not a contest." - Lorrie Moore

"Today's literature: prescriptions written by patients." - Karl Kraus

"Without literature my life would be miserable." - Naguib Mahfouz

"I'm gonna hump ya. Like Deputy Dog... Would hump ya." - Steve Coogan

"So: see ya, and I wouldn't wanna be ya." - Wesley Snipes

"Been about ya and I'm still about ya" - Drake

"Thank God for the bomb. Nuke ya, nuke ya." - Ozzy Osbourne

"Glad to eat ya', I mean meet ya'" - Digger" - Kathryn Lasky

"Well that wraps up another episode, let me tell ya, balls are good and eels are delicious and I'm sitting here with two hot ass bitches, I'll see ya next week if my name is Norm." - Brandon DiCamillo

"Any literature, when it arrives at being good literature, transcends genre." - Vanna Bonta

"Censorship may have to do with literature; but literature has nothing whatever to do with censorship." - Nadine Gordimer

"Religion is only literature, but luckily literature is not only religion." - William C. Brown

"Hindu religious literature, indeed all religious literature, is full of illustrations to prove the truth." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Literature is breathing. I teach literature the way someone else might teach First Aid." - Gustavo Perez Firmat

"I don't think any novelist should be concerned with literature...literature should be left to essayists." - Jacqueline Susann

"If you read Islamic creationist literature, it's pretty much lifted from American evangelical literature." - Richard Dawkins

"I didn't choose literature. Literature chose me. There was no decision on my side." - Manuel Puig

"Pop ya kickstand little mama I'm the Nickster. I'll pop you then I'll pop your little sister." - Nicki Minaj

"Told ya you were special." - Thomas E. Sniegoski

"This is a robbery, boy, gimme them dollars. We hit the lottery, boy, it's in ya wallets!" - RZA

"Better believe that, whenever I see y'all I'ma test ya Only cause I know that faggots respect pressure" - Jadakiss

"You think this necklace is a tailsman?" "Yep, I'm not stupid Leif. I hang with Death, ya know." - Abbi Glines

"Keep your guns on and don't let anybody tell you how to load your guns or bust ya guns." - Rakim

"Do ya' feel lucky, punk?" - Clint Eastwood

"I'm sellin this shit, I ain't tellin this shit, I'm a mutha fuckin 2-time felon ya bitch From the cold hearted streets of the LBC To a mansion in the south down the street from my nigga P See, real niggas recognize the realness Put ya muthafuckin' choppers up if ya feel this." - Snoop Dogg

"We've come a long way since 'Beowulf.' In the twentieth century, a strain in children's and YA literature offered the humorously conceived cozy dragon, a sometimes bumbling friend and guardian figure. Starting as early as Kenneth Grahame's 'The Reluctant Dragon,' the mode reached some kind of midlife apex with Disney's film, 'Pete's Dragon.'" - Paul Di Filippo

"Leisure without literature is death and burial alive." - Seneca the Younger

"Outside literature, high-flown sentiments are merely exasperating." - Mason Cooley

"Literature may be false, but it is not trivial." - Mason Cooley

"Science fiction is the very literature of change." - Frederik Pohl

"Literature is a great staff, but a very sorry crutch." - Walter Scott

"Literature is, in fact, the fruit of leisure." - Amelia B. Edwards

"All that is literature seeks to communicate power" - Thomas De Quincey

"Anything in literature, including memory, is second-hand," - Herta Muller

"I have no literary approach - except to literature." - George Balanchine

"Government rules the present. Literature rules the future." - Lord Acton

"that sunlight of the dead which is called literature." - Marthe Bibesco

"There is no such thing as children's literature." - N. V. M. Gonzalez

"Mathematics is no more computation than typing is literature." - John Allen Paulos

"The purpose of literature is to turn blood into ink." - T S Eliot

"Leisure without literature is death and burial alive." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"bad literature of the sort called amusing is spiritual gin." - George Eliot

"The literature of impotence is about to develop beyond measure." - Julien Torma

"There is no such thing as children's literature." - N. V. M. Gonzalez

"In literature it is only the wild that attracts us." - Henry David Thoreau

"A foreign country can best be understood through its literature." - Simone De Beauvoir

"National literature begins with fables and ends with novels." - Joseph Joubert

"Literature gives us the great gift of the present moment." - Natalie Goldberg

"Sadistic literature is not only inhumane. It is anti-human." - Storm Jameson

"Literature is inexhaustible, with every book a homage to infinity" - Bertrand Russell

"Literature doesn't exactly have a strong mental-health track record." - Daniel Handler

"To turn events into ideas is the function of literature." - George Santayana

"Literature is a splendid mistress, but a bad wife." - Rudyard Kipling

"Adjectives are the sugar of literature and adverbs the salt." - Henry James

"Science Fiction is a branch of children's literature." - Thomas M. Disch

"Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled." - Barbara Tuchman

"Literature exists inside the language. It's made of words." - Amos Oz

"For me especially, I always need that literature medium." - Masiela Lusha

"I start writing when I overcome my disgust with literature." - Danilo Kis

"I am the enfant terrible of literature and science." - Samuel Butler (novelist)

"Clemens was sole, incomparable, the Lincoln of our literature." - William Dean Howells

"Literature,like memory,selects only the vivid patches." - T. E. Hulme

"Literature is about being a complex, contradictory human being." - Julia Alvarez

"Literature should stand by itself, of itself, and for itself." - Charles Dickens

"A critic is a louse in the locks of literature." - Alfred Tennyson

"I expected more from literature than from real, naked life." - Gunter Grass

"Literature, like memory, selects only the vivid patches." - T. E. Hulme



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