Julian Barnes Quotes

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In life, every ending is just the start of another story.

The writer must be universal in sympathy and an outcast by nature:  only then can he see clearly.

Julian Barnes (born 1946) is an English writer.  He has also written fictional crime dramas under the pseudonym of Dan Kavanagh.

O. Henry Quotes

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The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate.

I’ll give you the whole secret to short story writing.  Here it is.  Rule 1:  Write stories that please yourself.  There is no Rule 2.

O. Henry, the pen name of William Henry Porter (1862-1910), was an American writer who mastered the art of crafting short stories.

Hannah Arendt Quotes

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We are free to change the world and start something new in it.

Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it.

Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) was a German-born philosopher and author.  With the help of others, she managed to escape the Holocaust, and her journey brought her to the United States in 1941.