Five Great Quotations about Theme

“In general…there’s no point in writing hopeless novels. We all know we’re going to die; what’s important is the kind of men and women we are in the face of this.” – Anne Lamott

“The framework of the artist’s ideas is clearly only that which he is forever seeking for universality, and must be far wider than the framework of the ideals of the patriot.” – Sean O’Faolain

“A story is a stop sign in which you pause, look both directions, and consider another trajectory over the horizon.” – Kao

“Most writers regard the truth as their most valuable possession, and therefore are most economical in its use.” – Mark Twain

“My work…is to shatter the faith of men here, there, and everywhere, faith in affirmation, faith in negation, and faith in abstention from faith, and this for the sake of faith in faith itself.” – Miguel de Unamuno