Arthur Phillips Quotes


There are few things more pleasing than the contemplation of order and useful arrangement.

When a character bears the same name as the author it's just an invitation to have some fun.

How much of life could he spend aching? Aching is not a stable condition; it must resolve into something

It would be hard to exaggerate Ernest Hemingway's influence over American literature but his influence on our lives is probably larger still.

Write. Enjoy writing. Then and only then worry about the business end of it. Start loving your hobby and then you can't go too wrong.

You deicde and you make our night what you want. Brilliant and ours. Stupid and theirs.

I am notorious for always having two beagles with me in any and all circumstances.

Love is not sufficient. It never has been. Stories that claim otherwise are lies. There's always SOMETHING after happily ever after.

But music is at the very minimum inflammatory exclusionary divisive encouraging of snobbery and solipsism.

It was so much easier to be alone if one could find just the right location.

I do worry that it's impossible to write something original that there's nothing that a human hasn't already thought of. But I can put it out of my mind and get on with what I'm doing.

As a rule I am lazy and prefer to avoid anything resembling work and research feels like work as opposed to my strong suit which is sitting around making things up.