The word is a symbol and a delight which sucks men and scenes, trees, plants, factories, and Pekinese.

John Steinbeck, Cannery Row

I don’t like the word collaboration. It makes me think of some silly compilation tribute album for sale at a bookstore.

Jack White

As a songwriter, it’s really dangerous to use the word love in a song. It’s a word that has been used in songs so many millions of times before, and it’s the most popular topic to ever write about.

Jack White

MR. CLEMMONS: Mr Echolls. I was wondering if I could have a word.
LOGAN ECHOLLS: Anthropomorphic. All yours, big guy.

Veronica Mars

Women get the last word in every argument. Anything a man says after that is the beginning of a new argument.


Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word. There are no exceptions to this rule.

Stephen King

Freedom’s just another word for one more way to get fucked.

Officer Gerard, Dexter

When asked, “How do you write?” I invariably answer, “one word at a time.”

Stephen King, The Stand (Uncut)

I don’t call myself a poet, because I don’t like the word.

Bob Dylan

Discipline? I don’t know the meaning of the word.

Liam Gallagher

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