Satire is focused bitterness.
Quote by Leo Rosten
Leo Rosten Quotes
The only reason for being a professional writer is that you can't help it.
I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to...
For what is it but an exquisite and priceless chance of salvation due to God...
Truth is stranger than fiction; fiction has to make sense.
We see things as we are, not as they are.
Why did God give me two ears and one mouth? So that I will hear...
Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.
In the dark colony of night, when I consider man's magnificent capacity for malice, madness,...
The writer wants to be understood much more than he wants to be respected or...
Extremists think communication means agreeing with them.
Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us...
Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined.
Humor is, I think, the subtlest and chanciest of literary forms. It is surely not...
If you are going to do something wrong at least enjoy it.
A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they're dead.
First-rate people hire first-rate people; second-rate people hire third-rate people.
A writer writes not because he is educated but because he is driven by the...
Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The...
Communication is the real work of leadership.
Be sincere; be brief; be seated.
RIBROASTER, n. Censorious language by oneself concerning another. The word is of classical refinement, and...