Matthew Pearl Quotes

Top 43 wise famous quotes and sayings by Matthew Pearl

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Matthew Pearl quotes: Exaggeration is the octopus of the English language Exaggeration is the octopus of the English language
Matthew Pearl quotes: Shakespeare brings us to know ourselves. Dante, with his dissection of all others, bids us to know one another. Shakespeare brings us to know ourselves. Dante, with his dissection of all others, bids us to know one another.
Matthew Pearl quotes: Romance is not an idea, but a moment. An unspoken glance when someone looks into your eyes and knows exactly who you are, what you need. Romance is not an idea, but a moment. An unspoken glance when someone looks into your eyes and knows exactly who you are, what you need.
Matthew Pearl quotes: What's the use of having eyes if we can't see the world we pass through? What's the use of having eyes if we can't see the world we pass through?
Matthew Pearl quotes: 'Do not ask what brings Dante to man but what brings man to Dante-to personally enter his sphere, though it is forever severe and unforgiving.' 'Do not ask what brings Dante to man but what brings man to Dante-to personally enter his sphere, though it is forever severe and unforgiving.'
Matthew Pearl quotes: How odd it must be to go through life believing that a book is a book. How odd it must be to go through life believing that a book is a book.
Matthew Pearl quotes: He was outwardly calm but inwardly bleeding to death. He was outwardly calm but inwardly bleeding to death.
Matthew Pearl quotes: He worshipped at the temple of her intellect and I believe it was a comfort to him to know that she left our world with it still shining. He worshipped at the temple of her intellect and I believe it was a comfort to him to know that she left our world with it still shining.
Matthew Pearl quotes: I do not seek the mantle of genius. I am an appreciator, an observer, a preposition, and content in that, and that's me in a nutshell. I do not seek the mantle of genius. I am an appreciator, an observer, a preposition, and content in that, and that's me in a nutshell.
Matthew Pearl quotes: A man's library opens up his character to the world. A man's library opens up his character to the world.
Matthew Pearl quotes: We never like the smell of our own vices in other people, Holmes. Ah, let's steer here for a drink or two," Lowell suggested. We never like the smell of our own vices in other people, Holmes. Ah, let's steer here for a drink or two," Lowell suggested.
Matthew Pearl quotes: What's most explosive about historical fiction is to use the fictional elements to pressure the history to new insights. What's most explosive about historical fiction is to use the fictional elements to pressure the history to new insights.
Matthew Pearl quotes: People hate the idea of politicians, you see, but love the idea of authors, at least until they meet one. People hate the idea of politicians, you see, but love the idea of authors, at least until they meet one.
Matthew Pearl quotes: You are always better off to read a book, anyway, than to meet the person behind it. You are always better off to read a book, anyway, than to meet the person behind it.
Matthew Pearl quotes: It is my conviction that we make ourselves who we want to be and not chain ourselves to the notions of busybodies who wish to judge us. It is my conviction that we make ourselves who we want to be and not chain ourselves to the notions of busybodies who wish to judge us.
Matthew Pearl quotes: 'Yes, we rather condemn people for eternity without the courtesy of informing them.' 'Yes, we rather condemn people for eternity without the courtesy of informing them.'
Matthew Pearl quotes: believes the world is against him. Nothing believes the world is against him. Nothing
Matthew Pearl quotes: Why did nature not ask my advice about my features? Why did nature not ask my advice about my features?
Matthew Pearl quotes: I had a dog named Oliver with severe separation anxiety. He couldn't be alone ... so I had to bring him wherever I went. I had a dog named Oliver with severe separation anxiety. He couldn't be alone ... so I had to bring him wherever I went.
Matthew Pearl quotes: When it comes to referring to Dickens's life, performing plays with your nine children for friends and family during Christmas is Dickensian. When it comes to referring to Dickens's life, performing plays with your nine children for friends and family during Christmas is Dickensian.
Matthew Pearl quotes: I still have my high school copy of the collected Poe - missing its covers and pretty worse for the wear. I still have my high school copy of the collected Poe - missing its covers and pretty worse for the wear.
Matthew Pearl quotes: Unlike New York or Chicago, once you were inside Boston, any point in the city was fairly convenient to any other. Unlike New York or Chicago, once you were inside Boston, any point in the city was fairly convenient to any other.