Irwin Shaw

Irwin Shaw

was an American playwright, screenwriter, novelist, and short-story author whose written works have sold more than 14 million copies.
At the height of the McCarthy period, writers were being hounded.More Irwin Shaw quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Special-interest magazines are dangerous places for writers to start out in because the writing quickly falls into a routine and people are likely to find themselves artistically exhausted when they want to work on something of their ownMore Irwin Shaw quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
An absolutely necessary part of a writer's equipment, almost as necessary as talent, is the ability to stand up under punishment, both the punishment the world hands out and the punishment he inflicts upon himself.More Irwin Shaw quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You must avoid giving hostages to fortune, like getting an expensive wife, an expensive house, and a style of living that never lets you aford the time to take the chance to write what you wish.More Irwin Shaw quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A writer is a human being. He has to live with a sense of honor.More Irwin Shaw quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

Quotes of the month

Anatoly Yurkin The choice remains a specific sign of personality. [12/26/2018 05:12:27] More


Eugene Ryabyi When you tell something about yourself, people will gossip about it, but when you are silent - they will gossip about what they will invent. [01/14/2019 09:01:40] More


Eugeny Antonuk The obvious truth makes any seriousness ridiculous. [12/27/2018 04:12:10] More


Anatoly Yurkin A grain of sand the essence of the figures from the sand, and the man consists of mistakes. [01/06/2019 07:01:11] More


Eugeny Antonuk If Lermontov lived in our time,
What would he do in our country?
Until being laid off for a while,
he would serve as an officer completely. [12/27/2018 04:12:42] More