|#591||If it were thought that anything I wrote was influenced by Robert Frost,|
I would take that particular work of mine, shred it, and flush it down
the toilet, hoping not to clog the pipes. A more sententious, holding-
forth old bore who expected every hero-worshiping adenoidal little twerp
of a student-poet to hang on to his every word I never saw.
-- James Dickey
|#592||If life is a stage, I want some better lighting.|
|#593||If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient|
evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.
-- Fran Lebowitz, "Metropolitan Life"
|#594||If you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know.|
-- Louis Armstrong
|#595||If you lose a son you can always get another, but there's only one|
-- Sidney Greenstreet, "The Maltese Falcon"
|#596||If you think the pen is mightier than the sword, the next time someone pulls|
out a sword I'd like to see you get up there with your Bic.
|#597||If you want to get rich from writing, write the sort of thing that's|
read by persons who move their lips when the're reading to themselves.
-- Don Marquis
|#598||Imitation is the sincerest form of television.|
-- Fred Allen
|#599||Immature artists imitate, mature artists steal.|
-- Lionel Trilling
|#600||Immature poets imitate, mature poets steal.|
-- T.S. Eliot, "Philip Massinger"
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