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Daniel Pinkwater Quotes and Sayings

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I went to college, but I learned to write by reading -
and writing.
- Daniel Pinkwater

Werewolves are much more common animals than you might think.
- Daniel Pinkwater

Read a lot.
Write a lot.
Have fun.
- Daniel Pinkwater

I sort of always like to write starting with when I learned how.
- Daniel Pinkwater

 

All my books were easy to write - doesn't it show?
- Daniel Pinkwater

Writing and telling are almost the same,
the way I do it.
- Daniel Pinkwater

Some women have said, 'Gee, here I am getting involved with this fat guy,
what will people think of me?' But they were converted and sometimes surprised.
- Daniel Pinkwater

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Hoboken is a neat place.
- Daniel Pinkwater

Mr. Breton didn't know about location, location,
location.
- Daniel Pinkwater

I imagine a child.
That child is me.
I can reconstruct and vividly remember portions of my own childhood.
I can see, taste, smell, feel, and hear them.
Then what I do is, not write about that kid or about his world,
but start to think of a book that would have pleased him.
- Daniel Pinkwater

I'd always liked to write, but I never wanted to be a writer,
because it seemed a sissy occupation.
It is.
To this day, I find it terribly easy.
And so, rather than trying to hunt up a text,
I just wrote one.
- Daniel Pinkwater

Well you know, it's true that as a fat person I run
a greater risk of heart disease,
diabetes, and a number of other things.
But guess what? The amount of that risk is almost infinitessimal!
- Daniel Pinkwater

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,
to front only the essential facts of life,
and see if I could not learn what it had to teach,
and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
- Henry David Thoreau

I got up with my wife, I sat down at the computer when she went to work,
and I didn't stop until she got home.
- George Stephen

Minimal art went nowhere.
- Sol LeWitt

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
- Jonathan Winters

We went to church every Sunday.
When I was a kid, the only time I sang was around my family.
- Darius Rucker

I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office
and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight
more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
- Nicolas Cage

I regret to this day that I never went to college.
I feel I should have been a doctor.
- Ty Cobb

I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
- Rodney Dangerfield

Who would ever think that so much went on
in the soul of a young girl?
- Anne Frank

I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist,
so we went to both churches.
- Aaron Neville

Smartness runs in my family.
When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was
in my class for five years.
- Gracie Allen

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers -
six if one went to Harvard.
- Edgar R. Fiedler

I went to the doctor and he said I had acute appendicitis,
and I said compared to who?
- Jay London

My experiences have taught me a lot and I'm happy with my learnings,
if not with what I went through to learn.
- Ally Sheedy

I went through baseball as "a player to be named later."
- Joe Garagiola

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

I'm a fun father, but not a good father.
The hard decisions always went to my wife.
- John Lithgow

I should prefer to have a politician who regularly
went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop
computer for every teacher.
- A. N. Wilson

To think that the new economy is over is like somebody
in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution
is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.
- Alvin Toffler

In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were
only there for the beer -
the wealth,
prestige and grandeur that went with the power.
- A. J. P. Taylor

My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth.
They went to Australia and China, and they went to
probably every soccer game I ever played.
- Brandi Chastain

The dollar went up some eighty percent in real terms
as I recall now or something like that -
from '80 to '85.
- Robert C. Solomon

I have been going to Italy since 1980,
but I always went to do work.
I did not live overseas, because I do not like running
around with everything I own in a paper bag.
- Bill Dixon

There are things that I value now that I didn't when I first went over there,
like Zen Buddhism, which has become part of my life
over the last couple years.
- Matthew Sweet

So I went into jazz and performed in jazz clubs all over the country.
- Cy Coleman

It's fun to come back to the town where I went to school
and see all the new Wildcat players.
- Natalie Gulbis

I'm hyperactive, and I went in the studio and I would
just start making records,
for no reason.
- Puff Daddy

I never went to concerts when I was a kid,
so I never knew if what I was doing onstage was right.
- Fiona Apple

Making sure that when my child went to school people
were enlightened enough not to torture them,
you know?
- Jennifer Beals

I was kind of confused.
I thought, Well, if I get drafted, I'll go.
Everybody was very concerned with it.
I had friends who went.
Some that came back and some that didn't.
- Tom Berenger

There weren't any astronauts until I was about 10.
Yuri Gagarin went into space right around my 10th birthday.
- John L. Phillips

I finished high school there and then I went to Rhode Island School of Design.
- Stephen Sprouse

Then I left that school and I went to Cerritos College,
which was in southern California; they had one of the
best big band programs in the country at the time.
- Bobby McFerrin

I had the notion that I wanted to write the great dirty American novel,
so I went to Roanoke College on the GI Bill.
- Tom T. Hall

So I decided to start writing plays,
and went to Yale.
- Richard Foreman

People weren't buying as many records.
My record company did not want me.
I went through three record companies,
went on tour at the wrong time.
It destroyed me.
- Adam Ant

I just feel a connection with Marilyn Monroe.
I just love her.
I just completely feel what she went through.
- Anna Nicole Smith

We had access to too much money, too much equipment,
and little by little, we went insane.
- Francis Ford Coppola

I feel I've lived so long, and went through so much,
that all I want is calm and rest.
- Moshe Dayan

I went to college in Mississippi; I'm from Louisiana.
- Trishelle Cannatella

Part of it went on gambling, and part of it went on women.
The rest I spent foolishly.
- George Raft

So that when I came to New York again,
it was, I'm not too sure right now, but it was '74 or '75.
I went to Miami in '74 and then I came to New York,
I think, at the end of '74.
- Ruben Blades

An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness.
No reward coming after the event can compare with the
sweet reward that went with it.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

I just got on a pony's back and away I went.
- Gordon Richards

I feel good.
I think everything went good.
- Hal Sutton

When I first went to prison, I was even questioning where,
God, where are you?
- Jim Bakker

A number of girls of my acquaintance went to school
to the nuns of the Congregational Nunnery,
or Sisters of Charity, as they are sometimes called.
- Maria Monk

Don't think that because you haven't heard from me
for a while that I went to sleep.
I am still here, like a spirit roaming the night.
Thirsty, hungry, seldom stopping to rest.
- Spike Lee

Then I went off to Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
They had a really wonderful theatre department.
- Beth Henley

I also never went there when I was little because I
was too busy working and traveling on national tours.
- Christy Romano

I wanted to do something far from my intellectual and physical home,
so I went to live in Beijing for eight months and took Mandarin Chinese.
- Mira Sorvino

The record Clef and I did was just sitting there.
So I said, Clef, I got a record, hit a verse on it.
He just went in, messed around and ended up doing the hook too.
- Pras Michel

He was very concerned about his children potentially
being kidnapped or attached,
and that's why they were covered up.
When he went to Berlin zoo, there were 200 photographers.
- Martin Bashir

I was lucky enough not to face any required summer
reading lists until I went to college.
So I still think of summer as the best time to read for fun.
- Margaret Haddix

When I was teaching at Harvard in the 1970s,
I went to Project Incorporated in Cambridge and took photography classes.
I didn't even know how to aim the camera in those days.
- Ann Beattie

My father was totally Irish, and so I went to Ireland once.
I found it to be very much like New York,
for it was a beautiful country, and both the women
and men were good-looking.
- James Cagney

I'm perfectly fine now if I never went on stage again.
- Tina Turner


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