More about Brian Moore
Brian Moore (novelist) Quotes
4 Sourced Quotes
The world's made up of individuals who don't want to be heroes.
There comes a point in many people's lives when they can no longer play the role they have chosen for themselves. When that happens, we are like actors finding that someone has changed the play.
Research is usually a policeman stopping a novel from progressing.
If you read twenty or thirty pages by a writer, and want to continue, you are in his sea and swimming in that sea. He can write quite badly after that. Because by that time, you're in his sea, and you're moving forward.
Quote of the day
The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect. Is it a terrible thing to be lonely?
August 25, 1921
January 11, 1999
Brian Moore, who has been described as "one of the few genuine masters of the contemporary novel", was a novelist and screenwriter from Northern Ireland who emigrated to Canada and later lived in the United States.
Judith Hearne (1955)
Lies of Silence (1990)
The Doctor's Wife (1976)
The Magician's Wife (1997)
The Emperor of Ice-Cream (1965)
Brian Moore on Wikipedia
Suggest an edit or a new quote
British Screenwriter Quotes
20th-century Screenwriter Quotes
Predictions that didn't happen
If it's on the Internet it must be true
Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon