Ned Rorem

Ned Rorem

If asked to list my ten favorite American fiction writers, Gail Godwin would be among them. In this, her latest . . . she evokes in a short book the long married life of two artists. Evenings at Five is a strong tale of love-after-death.More Ned Rorem quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Don't be too dismissive of children. While it's true that few children are artists, all artists are children.More Ned Rorem quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Greatness is not the effect of which inspiration is the cause. We are all inspired, but we are all not great.More Ned Rorem quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To start writing about your life is, from one standpoint, to stop living it. You must avoid adventures today so as to make time for registering those of yesterday.More Ned Rorem quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
An artist doesn't necessarily have deeper feelings than other people, but he can express these feelings. He is like everyone else-only more so! He speaks with a Formal Sigh.More Ned Rorem quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

Quotes of the month

Mickey Rourke [The tension] between the Christians and Muslims goes back to the Crusades, doesn't it? It's too easy to blame everything on one guy. These are unpredictable, dangerous times, and I don't think that anyone really knows quite what to do. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Mick Jagger Everyone in the movie industry wants to win an Oscar. I don't think that's why you make movies. But winning an Oscar is not just about making a great movie, unfortunately. It's also having a good Oscar campaign. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Anson Dorrance What it comes down to is intense desire. To get this winning edge, you need to build an indomitable will. This means you must be relentless; you must never give up. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Eric Hoffer Sometimes we feel the loss of a prejudice as a loss of vigor. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Jeff Foxworthy People should see your faith. If all you do is talk about your faith and people don't see it, but they ought to see it in the way you treat your family, you treat your friends, you treat your community. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More