C. S. Forester Quotes & Sayings

17 most famous C. S. Forester quotes and sayings (novelist). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

“The material came bubbling up inside like a geyser or an oil gusher. It streamed up of its own accord, down my arm and out of my fountain pen in a torrent of six thousand words a day.”
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“I formed a resolution to never write a word I did not want to write; to think only of my own tastes and ideals, without a thought of those of editors or publishers.”
C. S. Forester Quotes
“With two people and luggage on board she draws four inches of water. Two canoe paddles will move her along at a speed reasonable enough in moderate currents.”
C. S. Forester Quotes
“I must be like the princess who felt the pea through seven mattresses; each book is a pea.”
C. S. Forester Quotes
“The work is with me when I wake up in the morning; it is with me while I eat my breakfast in bed and run through the newspaper, while I shave and bathe and dress.”
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“Perhaps that suspicion of fraud enhances the flavor.”
C. S. Forester Quotes
“A whim, a passing mood, readily induces the novelist to move hearth and home elsewhere. He can always plead work as an excuse to get him out of the clutches of bothersome hosts.”
“When I die there may be a paragraph or two in the newspapers. My name will linger in the British Museum Reading Room catalogue for a space at the head of a long list of books for which no one will ever ask.”
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“A man who writes for a living does not have to go anywhere in particular, and he could rarely afford to if he wanted.”
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“Novel writing is far and away the most exhausting work I know.”

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