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A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.
Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see.
C. S. Lewis
Letters are among the most significant memorial a person can leave behind them.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Always write angry letters to your enemies. Never mail them.
My spelling is Wobbly. It's good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places.
A. A. Milne
If I ever saw an amputee getting hanged, I'd probably just start calling out letters.
Letters are like wine; if they are sound they ripen with keeping. A man should lay down letters as he does a cellar of wine.
I'm tired of wasting letters when punctuation will do, period.
More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
Letters have to pass two tests before they can be classed as good: they must express the personality both of the writer and of the recipient.
E. M. Forster
When an actor has money he doesn't send letters, he sends telegrams.
And I love the hate mail I get, the unsigned, misspelled letters I get telling me to go back to Russia or wherever.
I get letters from little girls begging me to adopt them.
I wrote poems in my corner of the Brooks Street station. I sent them to two editors who rejected them right off. I read those letters of rejection years later and I agreed with those editors.
I mean I appreciate fan mail and that the people like what I am doing but I can't answer it. If I would answer 25 letters a day I would be just a guy answering mail and not an artist anymore.
Critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters, stationed at the corners of newspapers and reviews, to challenge every new author.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I can imagine in years to come that my papers and memorabilia, my journals and letters, will find themselves always in the company of people who care about many of the things I do.
To be a philosophical sceptic is, in a man of letters, the first and most essential to being a sound, believing Christian.
Of all liars the most arrogant are biographers: those who would have us believe, having surveyed a few boxes full of letters, diaries, bank statements and photographs, that they can play at the recording angel and tell the whole truth about another human life.
A. N. Wilson
Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters.
In politics women type the letters, lick the stamps, distribute the pamphlets and get out the vote. Men get elected.
Clare Boothe Luce
I think specifically because of the character that I played, people are very connected to her. I used to get letters from young gay and lesbian and trans-gendered kids saying, 'I didn't kill myself because of Buffy'.
The little words in the Republic of Letters, like the little folks in a nation, are the most useful and significant.
My songs are just little letters to me.
You know these love letters mix with whisky, just don't light a match when you kiss me.
Jon Bon Jovi
I'm always mystified by the day-to-day workings of entities like Twitter that provide framework but not content, but I suppose it could be compared to the U.S. Postal Service, which manages to keep a lot of people employed doing lots of stuff other than writing letters.
I'm an advocate of the great Dr. Johnson, the English man of letters who said that patriotism was the last refuge of the scoundrel.
I will never understand people who think that the way to show their righteous opposition to sexual freedom is to write letters full of filthy words.
Every European goes on the streets and sees medieval churches. Not if you live in Indianapolis. The most exciting letters I received were from people in places like that.
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