Five Great Quotations about Theme

“I don’t believe any real artists have ever been non-political. They may have been insensitive to this particular plight or insensitive to that, but they were political, because that’s what an artist is – a politician.” – Toni Morrison

“The finder of his theme will be at no loss for words.” – J.V. Cunningham

“Many people can and have written books, but many have nothing to say.” – Amy Rogers

“Novelists don’t normally write about what’s going on; they write about what’s not going on.” – Martin Amis

“Why do people always expect authors to answer questions? I am an author because I want to ask questions. If I had answers, I’d be a politician.” – Eugène Ionesco