Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

30 Pieces Of Wisdom From Authors

While authors are often cursed with a myriad of problems (suffering for their art is mostly unavoidable), they're also intimidatingly talented folk, full of creativity and smarts.

This is mainly funnelled into their work but it's also blessed us with a selection of perfectly realised nuggets of life-improving wisdom.

Here are 30 of the very best:

(Images: Rex Features, Getty)

Related

clockwork.png

The 50 coolest books ever

hero_bookcovers.jpg

50 pieces of wisdom from novels

lyricshero.jpg

50 pieces of wisdom from song lyrics

Comments

More

This new site wants to find your next girlfriend based on Nic Cage

by Chris Sayer

11 Feb 2016

This new OK Go video is outta-this-world brilliant

by Chris Sayer

11 Feb 2016

Your girlfriend will want a pygmy marmoset for V-Day

by Chris Sayer

11 Feb 2016

Robin Williams' deleted scenes from Mrs Doubtfire will make you weep

Good lord. Has someone been chopping onions in the office again? by David Cornish

11 Feb 2016

Russia may have revealed a huge Walking Dead spoiler

by Chris Sayer

11 Feb 2016

20 classic movies that turn 10 years old in 2016

by Chris Sayer

11 Feb 2016

House of Cards releases its most chilling trailer yet

Rapid and breathless, the Underwoods are going to war by David Cornish

11 Feb 2016

Kanye's revealed another new album title, confuses world again

by Chris Sayer

11 Feb 2016

REVEALED: All of the new Top Gear presenters joining Chris Evans

It's huge by David Cornish

11 Feb 2016

Johnny Depp stars in secret new Trump film (and you can watch it here)

by Chris Sayer

10 Feb 2016