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George Stephen Quotes
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I got up with my wife, I sat down at the computer when she went to work,
and I didn't stop until she got home.
- George Stephen

For each book, the time is also broken up.
- George Stephen

Many of my short stories (all unpublished) were horror,
and the novel I'd just finished was horror,
too.
- George Stephen

When I was a teenager, I got into SF,
quite heavily, and that too has had a major impact on my writing.
- George Stephen


 

For the novels I wrote before selling anything,
I didn't outline much.
I had a vague idea of the story.
- George Stephen

Actually, the 14 novels were written over a period of just over 6 years.
- George Stephen

When I decided to take writing seriously,
I did a lot of reading and analyzing of the books I liked,
and came up with what I thought were pretty sound plotting and structure basics.
- George Stephen


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So, in effect, my first sale was actually two books.
- George Stephen

I'm a fan of short horror fiction...
in fact, the most memorable horror I've read is of the short variety...
but I have a hard time pulling it off myself.
- George Stephen

The way I outline has changed quite a bit from when I first started writing.
- George Stephen

During that first year, I felt guilty that my wife
was out working bringing in all our income,
while I was at home playing on the computer,
so I made myself treat writing like a job.
- George Stephen

So, I outlined a horror novel and started writing.
- George Stephen

A couple of weeks after that, Zebra Books phoned with an offer,
and I accepted.
- George Stephen

I spent two months on the first draft,
working 8 hours a day, five days a week.
- George Stephen

I've been reading horror since I was five years old.
- George Stephen

Trying to break into the horror market seemed natural.
- George Stephen

Even the contemporary horror authors who have seriously
influenced me are a disparate bunch.
- George Stephen

In the first year, 1988, I wrote and sold 3 novels.
- George Stephen

On the other hand, now that I'm not dependent on fiction for my income,
I've been writing more short stories despite the fact
that there's no real paying market for short horror
other than Cemetery Dance.
- George Stephen

I've devoted a lot of my time and effort during the
past few years to developing my advertising copywriting
business to the point of where I can support my family
and don't have to depend on writing fiction for my income.
- George Stephen

The benefit of this kind of outlining is that you discover
a story's flaws before you invest a lot of time writing the first draft,
and it's almost impossible to get stuck at a difficult chapter,
because you've already done the work to push through those kinds of blocks.
- George Stephen

If you do what you've always done,
you'll get what you always got.
- Mark Twain PHOTO

I'm not a real movie star.
I've still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago.
- Will Rogers

Damn it boss, I like you too much not to say it.
You've got everything except one thing: madness!
- the movie Zorba The Greek

I got a good mind to join a club
and beat you over the head with it.
- the Groucho Marx movie Duck Soup

A relationship, I think, is like a shark.
You know? It has to constantly move forward or it dies.
And I think what we got on our hands is a dead shark.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall (1977)

I got a perfect build for clothes.
I'm a twenty-eight dwarf.
- the movie Love and Death

What we've got here is failure to communicate.
- the movie Cool Hand Luke

Everyone who got where he is,
had to begin where he was.
- Richard L. Evans

Contrary to general belief,
I do not believe that friends are necessarily
the people you like best,
they are merely the people who got there first.
- Peter Ustinov

When you have got an elephant by the hind legs
and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.
- Abraham Lincoln

I wasn't always black...
there was this freckle, and it got bigger and bigger.
- Bill Cosby

Well excuse me - we've got something
a little unusual going on here -
time travel, parallel universes,
or just a little common ordinary insanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant
I could hardly stand to have the old man around.
But when I got to be 21, I was astonished
at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain

Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
- John Lennon

None of us got where we are solely by
pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps.
- Thurgood Marshall

Hardly a man in the world has an opinion
upon morals, political, or religion
which he got otherwise than
through his associations and sympathies.
- Mark Twain

My Mama always said you've got to put the past behind you
before you can move on.
- the movie Forrest Gump

For my birthday I got a humidifier and a de-humidifier...
I put them in the same room and let them fight it out.
- Steven Wright

There comes a time when the mind
takes a higher plane of knowledge
but can never prove how it got there.
- Albert Einstein

People who keep dogs are cowards who haven't got the
guts to bite people themselves.
- August Strindberg

Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles,
because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering
why Daddy was kissing someone else.
- Chevy Chase

It's far easier to forgive an enemy after you've got even with him.
- Olin Miller

If you got the game, you got the game.
That's why Tiger Woods is out there playing golf with Greg Norman.
- Shaquille O'Neal

If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has,
we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1000 MPG.
- Bill Gates

Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.
- Lewis Carroll

If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

Mommy smoked but she didn't want us to.
She saw smoke coming out of the barn one time,
so we got whipped.
- Loretta Lynn

I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck,
but my lawyer thinks he can get me five.
- Steven Wright

When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb.
After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to
find out how much he'd learned in three years.
- Frank Butler

Never trust anyone who wants what you've got.
Friend or no, envy is an overwhelming emotion.
- Eubie Blake

Life is no brief candle to me.
It is a sort of splendid torch
which I have got a hold of for the moment,
and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible
before handing it on to future generations.
- George Bernard Shaw

If you want to achieve things in life,
you've just got to do them, and if you're talented and smart,
you'll succeed.
- Juliana Hatfield

I haven't got any special religion this morning.
My God is the God of Walkers.
If you walk hard enough,
you probably don't need any other god.
- Bruce Chatwin

The toughest thing about success is that you've got
to keep on being a success.
- Irving Berlin

The law will never make a man free;
it is men who have got to make the law free.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is no use saying, "We are doing our best."
You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
- Winston Churchill

Most people never run far enough on their first wind
to find out they've got a second.
- William James

I got interested in computers and how they could be
enslaved to the megalomaniac impulses of a teenager.
- Eugene Jarvis

When I was younger, my family would go camping and fishing on our ranches.
My dad loves being around all kinds of animals.
He's the one who got me to be a really big animal lover.
- Paris Hilton

I've got all the money I'll ever need,
if I die by four o'clock.
- Henny Youngman

I had to stop driving my car for a while...
the tires got dizzy.
- Steven Wright

When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work,
ask him: 'Whose?'
- Don Marquis

It takes more than just a good looking body.
You've got to have the heart and soul to go with it.
- Epictetus

Anybody who thinks money will make you happy,
hasn't got money.
- David Geffen

Mother Nature may be forgiving this year,
or next year, but eventually she's going to come around and whack you.
You've got to be prepared.
- Geraldo Rivera

We've got to put a lot of money into changing behavior.
- Bill Gates

Things are never quite as scary when you've got a best friend.
- Bill Watterson

I don't think we're going to save anything if we go
around talking about saving plants and animals only;
we've got to translate that into what's in it for us.
- Jim Fowler

I'm having a bad day. I am not size six.
My legs are not skinny as sticks,
and dammit, someone's got to pay.
I'm afraid that I can't satisfy myself
and that my happiness depends on someone else.
I feel weak, so you're gonna take the fall.
You're so shallow.
- Jewel

I got to grow up with a mother who taught me to believe in me.
- Antonio Villaraigosa


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