Literature Quotes

The crown of literature is poetry.

William Somerset Maugham

Literature is the Thought of thinking Souls.

Thomas Carlyle

Never pursue literature as a trade.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree.

Ezra Pound

Literature is the orchestration of platitudes.

Thornton Wilder

The decline of literature indicates the decline of a nation.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The answers you get from literature depend on the questions you pose

Margaret Atwood

It is in literature that the concrete outlook of humanity receives its expression

Alfred North Whitehead

Literature is the denunciation of the times in which one lives.

Camilo Jose Cela

Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once

Cyril Connolly

Literature is a comprehensive essence of the intellectual life of a nation.

William Shakespeare

Literature is the thought of thinking Souls.

Thomas Carlyle

Any literature, when it arrives at being good literature, transcends genre.

Vanna Bonta

Literature has been the salvation of the damned, literature has inspired and guided lovers, routed despair and can perhaps in this case save the world.

John Cheever

Despite your best efforts, you could not invent a better police force for literature than criticism and the authors own conscience.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

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Updated On : April 17, 2014
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