Quotations by Zane Grey

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Born: Wednesday, January 31, 1872
Died: Monday, October 23, 1939 (67 years old)
Profession: Author
Nationality: American


Every once in a while I feel the tremendous force of the novel. But it does not stay with me.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Force)

I am full of fire and passion. I am not ready yet for great concentration and passion.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Fire, Passion)

I am tired. My arm aches. My head boils. My feet are cold. But I am not aware of any weakness.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Feet, Weakness)

I arise full of eagerness and energy, knowing well what achievement lies ahead of me.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Achievement, Energy, Lies)

I can write best in the silence and solitude of the night, when everyone has retired.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Night, Silence, Solitude)

I confess that reading proofs is a pleasure. It stimulates and inspires me.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Pleasure, Reading)

I did not have one bad spell during writing - an unprecedented record.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Writing)

I hate birthdays.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Hate)

I love my work but do not know how I write it.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Love, Work)

I must go deeper and even stronger into my treasure mine and stint nothing of time, toil, or torture.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Time, Nothing, Treasure)

I need this wild life, this freedom.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Life, Freedom)

I see so much more than I used to see. The effect has been to depress and sadden and hurt me terribly.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Effect, Hurt)

I will see this game of life out to its bitter end.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Life, End, Will)

I wrote for nearly six hours. When I stopped, the dark mood, as if by magic, had folded its cloak and gone away.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Magic)

It was a decent New Year's, but it took a million officers to make it so.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: New year)

Love grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Love, Years)

Love of man for woman - love of woman for man. That's the nature, the meaning, the best of life itself.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Life, Love, Nature, Man, Meaning, Woman)

Men may rise on stepping stones of their dead selves to higher things.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Men, May)

No one connected intimately with a writer has any appreciation of his temperament, except to think him overdoing everything.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Appreciation, Temperament, Writer)

The difficulty, the ordeal, is to start.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Difficulty)

The Indian story has never been written. Maybe I am the man to do it.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Man)

There are hours when I must force the novel out of my mind and be interested in the children.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Children, Force, Mind)

These critics who crucify me do not guess the littlest part of my sincerity. They must be burned in a blaze. I cannot learn from them.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Sincerity)

This motion-picture muddle had distracted me from my writing.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Writing)

Today I began the novel that I determined to be great.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Today)

What is writing but an expression of my own life?
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Life, Expression, Writing)

What makes life worth living? Better surely, to yield to the stain of suicide blood in me and seek forgetfulness in the embrace of cold dark death.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Death, Life, Blood, Forgetfulness, Living, Suicide, Worth, Yield)

Work is my salvation. It changes my moods.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Work, Moods, Salvation)

Writing was like digging coal. I sweat blood. The spell is on me.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Blood, Writing)







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