Life cannot defeat a writer who is in love with writing; for life itself is a writer’s love until death.
Ferber, Edna quotes
- "Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it.… "Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life; love empowers it. Bitterness sours life; love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life; love heals it. Bitterness blinds life; love anoints its eyes." - Harry Emerson Fosdick
- "Salman Rushdie, indeed any writer who abuses… "Salman Rushdie, indeed any writer who abuses the prophet or indeed any prophet under Islamic law, the sentence for that is actually death." - Yusuf Islam
- J. E. Buchrose "Happiness comes more from loving than being loved; and often when our affection seems wounded it is only our vanity bleeding. To love, and to be hurt often, and to love again - this is the brave and happy life." J. E. Buchrose quotes
- Yukio Mishima – dignity of life "We tend to suffer from the illusion that we are capable of dying for a belief or theory. ... that even in merciless death, a futile death that knows neither flower nor fruit has dignity as the death of a human being. If we value so highly the dignity of life, how can we not also value the dignity of death? No death may be…