A literary acknowledgment gratifies literary contribution. The following famous quotes, quotations and sayings seek to help you know more about what such acknowledgments mean to the world around us!

Literary Quotes

Writing an acknowledgment means letting people know that you are grateful for the help their help in your project. It could be anything from a research project to a fantasy novel - thanking people who contribute is a must. Acknowledgments, mostly names of people and institutions, are usually written at the beginning of the work. They need not be written; they can be verbally mentioned in a speech too. What you need to remember is not to forget anyone in this speech. For some famous acknowledgment quotations and sayings, flip through the next bit!

And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.

- The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath , Sylvia Plath

Did perpetual happiness in the Garden of Eden maybe get so boring that eating the apple was justified?

- Survivor , Chuck Palahniuk

Game shows are designed to make us feel better about the random, useless facts that are all we have left of our education.

- Invisible Monsters , Chuck Palahniuk

If literature isn't everything, it's not worth a single hour of someone's trouble.

- Jean Paul Sartre

Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree.

- Ezra Pound

Hell hath no fury like a hustler with a literary agent.

- Frank Sinatra

Writing is the most fun you can have by yourself.

- Terry Pratchett

The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.

- Hippocrates

I never did very well in math - I could never seem to persuade the teacher that I hadn't meant my answers literally.

- Calvin Marshall Trillin

To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education - literacy, both verbal and numerical, and communication skills.

- Alan Greenspan

I really was a fan of his and always have been - his writing especially, you know? I think people a lot of times overlook that part, because he kind of got into that party character so heavy.

- Alan Jackson

Shaw's plays are the price we pay for Shaw's prefaces.

- James Agate

When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.

- Anais Nin

Inspiration is a farce that poets have invented to give themselves importance.

- Jean Anouilh

Child! Do not throw this book about; refrain from the unholy pleasure of cutting all the pictures out.

- Hillaire Belloc

Just as there is nothing between the admirable omelet and the intolerable, so with autobiography.

- Hillaire Belloc

Listen, real poetry doesn't say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through anyone that suits you.

- Jim Morrison

A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them.

- Horace Mann

Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is, at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.

- Horace Mann

Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge.

- Horace Mann

Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.

- Horace Mann

If you have a big enough dictionary, just about everything is a word.

- Dave Barry

We have learned in recent years to translate almost all of political life in terms of conspiracy. And the spy novel, as never before, really, has come into its own.

- John Le Carre

When you're my age and you see a story, you better go for it pretty quickly. I'd just like to get a few more novels under my belt.

- John Le Carre

To try to write love is to confront the muck of language: that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little, excessive and impoverished.

- Roland Barthes

Anybody could say anything they want about me, and it literally never penetrates my skin.

- Ron White

Books were this wonderful escape for me because I could open a book and disappear into it, and that was the only way out of that house when I was a kid.

- Dean Koontz

I do give books as gifts sometimes, when people would rather have one than a new Ferrari.

- Dean Koontz

Every sentence has a truth waiting at the end of it and the writer learns how to know it when he finally gets there.

- Don DeLillo

Like pilgrims to the appointed place we tend; The world's an inn, and death the journey's end.

- John Dryden

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