We have collected the best Epics Quotes by famous authors including Baz Luhrmann, F. Sionil Jose, Holliday Grainger, Lascelles Abercrombie, Tariq Ali and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
I’ve always loved the old epics that tell a simple emotional story, whether it’s the tumultuous relationship between Rhett and Scarlett or Lawrence of Arabia’s passion to get lost in a faraway place.
Language as a communication tool is the primary element from which literature is created. Even in pre-literate societies, it exists as songs, riddles, or epics that are chanted.
F. Sionil Jose
I love the opportunity to do lots of different kinds of projects – independent films and big studio epics as well. I’d love to be able to do a mixture.
The first epics were intended for recitation; the literary epic is meant to be read.
‘Theogony’ should be read before the great Homeric epics because it gives an account of the cosmology that is taken for granted by Homer. It does for paganism what the Old Testament attempted to do for monotheism.
We have been teaching ‘Paradise Lost’ and ‘Julius Caesar’ to the students but we are not teaching them ‘Kalidas’ or Indian drama and epics.
In the ancient times, bards went around singing the epics, which were storehouses of philosophy.
Indian epics are full of violence, and such stories have shaped India. As filmmakers, I don’t think anyone in India would tone down violence, keeping in mind the censorship.
S. S. Rajamouli
Once I planned to write a book of poems entirely about the things in my pocket. But I found it would be too long; and the age of the great epics is past.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
What kind of hard SF do I write? Everything from near-future, Earth-centric techno-thrillers to far-future, far-flung interstellar epics.
Edward M. Lerner
When you’re making this kind of music, you don’t need a producer. If you’re making pop albums or trying to write hit singles, then yeah, but if you’re writing 20-minute prog epics, as long as you know how to make it sound good, and you have a good mixer, that’s all you need.
I am associated with techno epics.
Fantasy encompasses a wide, wide spectrum of writing. We have beast fables, we have gothics, we have tales of vampires and werewolves, and we have sword and sorcery; we have epics from Homer, and there is just so much out there that we put under the umbrella of ‘fantasy.’
Stone Age. Bronze Age. Iron Age. We define entire epics of humanity by the technology they use.
Lots of science fiction deals with distant times and places. Intrepid prospectors in the Asteroid Belt. Interstellar epics. Galactic empires. Trips to the remote past or future.
Edward M. Lerner
What do I geek out about? What am I? Hmmm. I love movies. I watch movies. I like big, sweeping epics, like Ed Zwick stuff: ‘The Last Samurai,’ ‘Legends of the Fall,’ ‘Blood Diamond,’ ‘Glory.’
I grew up torturing friends and family by making super-8 and VHS epics.
I am not against songs in films. We come from an oral tradition of storytelling. I have grown up listening to epics in oral rendition and oral rendition always had music.