Neil Gaiman quotes, quotations, poems, phrases, words
famous authors, famous people, famous celebrities
PROFILE | PICTURES | NET WORTH | NEWS | VIDEOS | BIO | | QUOTES
Home > > Neil Gaiman > Quotes

Neil Gaiman Quotes / Quotations


Sponsored link:
Neil Gaiman QUOTES / QUOTATIONS
A nice, easy place for freedom of speech to be eroded is comics, because comics are a natural target whenever an election comes up.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
Also, I've already won all the awards.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
American Gods is about 200,000 words long, and I'm sure there are words that are simply in there 'cause I like them. I know I couldn't justify each and every one of them.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
And there never was an apple, in Adam's opinion, that wasn't worth the trouble you got into for eating it.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
As far as I'm concerned, the entire reason for becoming a writer is not having to get up in the morning.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
Authors know that you should never really write a funny book because funny books do not get awards. Comic novels will not get awards.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
Because, if one is writing novels today, concentrating on the beauty of the prose is right up there with concentrating on your semi-colons, for wasted effort.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
Great, big, serious novels always get awards. If it's a battle between a great, big, serious novel and a funny novel, the funny novel is doomed.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
I don't know if proud is the right word, but I am somebody who does not, on the whole, have the highest regard for my own stuff in that when I look all I get to see are the flaws.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
I lost some time once. It's always in the last place you look for it.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
I loved writing a book in which, in some ways, it's very, very classical, and in some ways I'm breaking lots of rules about what you can do and what you can't do.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
I started writing when I was about 20, 21 maybe.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
I think of myself as a very lazy author.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
I wanted to write something that would be a comedy in the sense of making people feel happier when they finish it than they did when began it.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
I was always so relieved that anyone wants to publish anything I've written.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
I was the kind of kid whose parents would drop him off at the local town library on their way to work, and I'd go and work my way through the children's area.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
I'll agonize over sentences. Mostly because you're trying to create specific effects with sentences, and because there are a number of different voices in the book.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
I'm a fairly undisciplined writer.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
I'm not a signer, I'm a writer. Although through years of practice I'm getting to be quite a good signer. I really am.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
I'm one of those writers who tends to be really good at making outlines and sticking to them. I'm very good at doing that, but I don't like it. It sort of takes a lot of the fun out.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
In many ways, it was much, much harder to get the first book contract. The hardest thing probably overall has been learning not to trust people, publicists and so forth, implicitly.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
Is the chemical aftertaste the reason why people eat hot dogs, or is it some kind of bonus?
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
It has always been the prerogative of children and half-wits to point out that the emperor has no clothes. But the half-wit remains a half-wit, and the emperor remains an emperor.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
It is a fool's prerogative to utter truths that no one else will speak.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
Life - and I don't suppose I'm the first to make this comparison - is a disease: sexually transmitted, and invariably fatal.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
One of the things so far that's been so very apparent to me as a writer, is that normally when I write a book, half of the people who read it enjoy it, and half of them don't, and if they're smart they'll go on and read something else I've done because they're all completely different.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
Partly because I get such astonishingly nice fans.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
Rock and roll stars have it much better than writers when they're on a tour.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
So I went out and bought myself a copy of the Writer and Artist Yearbook, bought lots of magazines and got on the phone and talked to editors about ideas for stories. Pretty soon I found myself hired to do interviews and articles and went off and did them.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
So the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is out there preserving and fighting for, and sometimes winning and sometimes losing, the fight for First Amendment rights in comics and, more generally, for freedom of speech.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
Strategy number one is that I always, or almost always, have at least two or three different things that I'm writing at any one time.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
The current total of countries in the world with First Amendments is one. You have guaranteed freedom of speech. Other countries don't have that.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
The world always seems brighter when you've just made something that wasn't there before.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
There's a glorious sense of freedom in comedy, just allowing myself to tell jokes, allowing myself to interrupt myself and tell old African folk stories that I made up - or didn't - and Jamaican stories.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
This is a work of fiction. All the characters in it, human and otherwise, are imaginary, excepting only certain of the fairy folk, whom it might be unwise to offend by casting doubts on their existence. Or lack thereof.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
We all not only could know everything. We do. We just tell ourselves we don't to make it all bearable.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman
You get ideas from daydreaming. You get ideas from being bored. You get ideas all the time. The only difference between writers and other people is we notice when we're doing it.
Quotation of Neil Gaiman