Filing Quotes

Quotes tagged as "filing" (showing 1-8 of 8)
Mark David Gerson
“Writers often have the cleanest windows, floors, fridges and toilets, the most up-to-date filing system or the best record for returning calls or e-mails because, in the moment, just about any task seems more palatable than sitting down to write.” (p.136)”
Mark David Gerson, The Voice of the Muse: Answering the Call to Write

Francine Pascal
“In the midst of a full-blown disaster – with the house apparently self-destructing around them – Lila was calmly filing her nails.”
Francine Pascal, Earthquake

V.T. Davy
“People like to be shown around archives. I don’t know why. I’m in the business, but one row of shelves stuffed with manila files looks much like another.”
V.T. Davy, Black Art

Cynthia Kyriazis
“Miscellaneous’ and ‘Other’ are not file names.”
Cynthia Kyriazis

Kevin Brockmeier
“[I]f he had to guess, he would say that the reason he doesn't want to loan the book out, to Ethan or anyone else, is because of the part of his personality that is one gigantic record-keeping system, a complex sifting and filing scheme that dictates what goes here and what goes there, turning his life into so many marks on a tablet. His mind would busy itself with the book's whereabouts every second it was away. He knows it would.”
Kevin Brockmeier, A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip: A Memoir of Seventh Grade

Sara Sheridan
“Vesta was so good with paperwork – you could hand her a file of drab, seemingly dull information and she’d construct a story from it worthy of a novel.
Sara Sheridan, British Bulldog

“After filing a patent, your job is only quarter done.”
Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala

Cynthia Kyriazis
“Files are like contracts. No one really needs them until there’s a problem!”
Cynthia Kyriazis
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