Top 88 Notebook Quotes

In this post, you will find great Notebook Quotes from famous people, such as James Russell Lowell, Richard Paul Evans, Elvis Mitchell, John Varvatos, Michael Dirda. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

The eye is the notebook of the poet.

The eye is the notebook of the poet.
I have a penchant for fresh notebooks and mechanical pencils. It seems every time I go to the store, I buy a new notebook. I have dozens of them just sitting around.
Richard Paul Evans
When Bruce Lee gets his cameo in ‘The Green Hornet’ – as one of the drawings in Kato’s notebook – it clarifies what the film is: an unrealized sketch. A sketch can afford to allude to a point of view. Moviemakers need to show their point of view, something this shrug of a movie never gets around to doing.
A part of my kind of design and inspiration ethos is that I carry around a leather notebook and I sketch in it, doodle in it, write notes in it, and I put pictures in it.
The only kind of notebook I actively dislike is the steno pad, entirely because of that vertical line down the middle of the page. I presume it has some arcane secretarial use, but to me, it’s both ugly and confusing.
I keep a writer‘s notebook and also put all my daily schedules and to-do lists in it.
For my stand-up, I always have my notebook with me and if something strikes me, I’ll write it down.
I notice that my characters go out to dinner and have fun and take these great trips, but I spend so much time on their lives, I don’t have much of a personal life of my own. I have to sort of remember to fill out that little notebook on me.
I have a wonderful piano that I really love: a handmade Yamaha grand. Sometimes I’m sitting there, and it sounds so good that I find some little melody or a phrase that leads me into a song, but probably more often than not, I actually grab a notebook.
‘The Notebook’ was beautiful, and I was crying because its hero and heroine had died together.
‘The Notebook’ is one of my favorite love stories.
I’ve tried digital planners and fancy planners and date books galore, but my tried and true is actually just a large spiral-bound notebook.
My writing routine is: get son off to school and sit down at 8 A.M. I read what I wrote the day before, and then write longhand, into a notebook. I prefer paper and pen because it feels closer to my brain.
Tracy Chevalier
I owe a lot to Rosshan, who literally plucked me from obscurity as a keyboard performer and handed me the background score of ‘Notebook.’
Gopi Sundar
I have a friend who calls me the queen of the nightmares because I’ve always had really bad nightmares. I keep a notebook by the side of my bed, so I’ll wake up in the night from a bad dream, and my heart‘s pounding, and I’m really scared, but I write it down, and sometimes I get ideas for books that way.
I would run into the corner store, the bodega, and just grab a paper bag or buy juiceanything just to get a paper bag. And I’d write the words on the paper bag and stuff these ideas in my pocket until I got back. Then I would transfer them into the notebook.
The Nexus 7 is about the same size as a Moleskine notebook, and it just ‘feels’ like the right form factor for doing all those things you want to do on a smart phone, but can’t quite do in the right way. It’s not too big, and not too small – just right.
Is it easy for me to write from a female point of view? Yeah, I am a female. I’m a very sensitive type of guy. I try to put my female hat on and think how a female would think. If I’m watching ‘The Notebook,’ I’m definitely gonna cry. I cried during ‘E.T.’ too.
I’m very much an action movie type of person. My wife is more of a ‘Notebook’ type of girl.
Revolution is Tupac showing a young artist that he can scribble in a notebook and it’s worth a lot.
I love auditioning. Since ‘The Notebook’ and ‘Wedding Crashers,’ I don’t have to audition anymore, and I miss it. You get to show your interpretation of the character. I get nervous when I don’t audition. What if they hate what I want to do?
As soon as I am up, I brush my hair. I eat breakfast first: tea and brown bread, and sometimes a fresh fruit juice like orange or grapefruit. I write notes on the previous day in my notebook, then I shower.
I went to dinner with my mother-in-law and I just realized I was talking in sound bites to her and expecting her to laugh every time I said anything or be jotting something down in a notebook. So you have to kind of really have a talk with yourself after you’ve done a press tour and say, ‘Chill out!’
I carry a notebook full of sketches of pictures I want to take – they are really scruffy sketches, but at least I am going out there with a clear objective.
Nigel Dennis
I kept a notebook, a surreptitious journal in which I jotted down phrases, technical data, miscellaneous information, names, dates, places, telephone numbers, thoughts, and a collection of other data I thought was necessary or might prove helpful.
I take almost no notes when I write. I have one notebook – this old green leather notebook that my dad gave me a decade ago.
I wrote poetry off and on in high school, when I could manage to get out of gym classes and sportsusing my allergies as an excuse – and climb the hill behind school till I found a nice place to settle down with a notebook and look at Spokane spread out below.
Carolyn Kizer
When you wake up, instead of checking emails on your phone, or counting your retweets, pick up a pen and scratch a few sentences into a notebook.
If someone is alone reading my poems, I hope it would be like reading someone’s notebook. A record. Of a place, beauty, difficulty. A familiar daily struggle.
Fanny Howe
It sounds corny, but I wanted to be the change I wanted to see in the world. I used to have that on my notebook in school.
The job of the iPad should be to be so powerful and capable that you never need a notebook.
Whether you write down your to-do lists in a notebook o

Whether you write down your to-do lists in a notebook or use a tool like Evernote, to-do lists can be a real life-saver, since it reduces the stress of trying to remember things like a meeting or what you need to pick up at the grocery store.
I cried when I watched ‘The Notebook’ for the first time. Any guy who tells you they didn’t cry when they watched ‘The Notebook’s just lying.
Ever since third grade, I had a notebook and was putting together words just for fun. I liked different etymologies, different slang that came out in different eras. Different languages. Different dialects.
‘The Notebook’ wrecks me! I cry like a 6-year-old girl at the end.
Matt Barr
I wrote and drew my own books on notebook paper, and I’d staple ’em together. I had my own fictional company, and we had our own thinly veiled offshoots of whatever was popular at Marvel and DC at the time.
After 12 years as an Air Force officer, I turned in my wings for a notebook, earned a law degree and went to work for Proctor & Gamble.
Ages ago, when I published ‘Amelia’s Notebook,’ I’d sent it to traditional publishers I’d been working with, but nobody knew what to do with it. Tricycle was this small publisher who didn’t know any better, and they took a chance.
Marissa Moss
Everything about writing is hard for me except for that – the names pop into my head. That’s one of the reasons why I always make sure I have a notebook with me.
I have a notebook with me all the time, and I begin scribbling a few words. When things are going well, the walk does not get anywhere; I finally just stop and write.
I sat down and wrote what I remembered about being nine, and that eventually became ‘Amelia’s Notebook.’
Marissa Moss
I don’t pare down much. I write the beginning of a story in a notebook and it comes out very close to what it will be in the end. There is not much deliberateness about it.
You ask me if I keep a notebook to record my great ideas. I’ve only ever had one.
I type everything on my computer. I carry a writer’s notebook everywhere, in case I am struck by an idea. I forget things unless I write them down. I’m planning to learn how to dictate into my cellphone; I think that will be very helpful, too.
I write everything down. I e-mail the second I think of something, or I write notes in my BlackBerry calendar. I set up reminder alerts on my phone. And I have a notebook by my bedside so I can write down any last-minute ideas.
I love ‘The Notebook’ and I cry when I watch that.
I’ll hear a phrase around me that someone says… I’ll write it down in my notebook, and as soon as I’ll sit down with my guitar, I’ll come up with the rest of the arrangement there.
I am violently untidy. My desk is overcrowded. I write my first drafts in longhand in a long notebook using a plastic throwaway fountain pen. Then I work on a word processor using a different desk and a different room.
Well, the first thing to say is that we’ve worked hard to maintain compatibility, so that any program written with an earlier version of Mathematica can run without change in 3.0, and any notebook can be converted.
Stephen Wolfram
I keep a little notebook of things that I can do to the zombies that might be silly and fun.
I have a notebook that is filled to the brim with my dreams and ideas and goals and aspirations.
I sleep with a notebook next to me, and most nights I sleep with my guitar next to me.
In the ’50s, I was traveling alone all over Mindanao, Basilan, all the way to Tawi-Tawi with just a camera and a notebook. I always stayed in the houses of Moros.
There’s a cafe in Mosman near where I lived and if I have any days off I go there at 10 in the morning with my notebook, sit in the same chair, order the same breakfast and coffee, write my thoughts down, and chat, have the same conversation with the owner.
I never paid attention to many of the Nicholas Sparks films. ‘The Notebook,’ which my wife liked, I felt that Ryan Gosling was a genius in it and Rachel McAdams has this thing about her that you just want to take care of her. I remember that chemistry between them.
The Little Paris Kitchen‘ was about my experience of living and cooking in Paris, ‘My little French Kitchen’ about my travels around France and ‘Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook’ was a peek into my personal cooking diary with influences from around the world.
I keep a notebook in my pocket, and I write down all the stuff we could ever do with Foursquare.
I’ve found, as I’ve gotten older, it’s really difficult to write on the road. There are so many distractions, so many people in and out of the bus. It’s really difficult to do. So I just keep a notebook with me, and I jot down ideas. I schedule appointments to write.
I always have a notebook with me, I eavesdrop; I write down what people say. It’s very rare that one of those things will provoke a story, but I think that that kind of paying attention all the time, and keeping everything open, lets the stories come in. But where they come from is still a mystery to me.
Our contemporary analogues to the personal notebook now live on the webcommunal, crowdsourced, and shared online in real time. Some of the most interesting and vital work I come across exists only in pixels.
When I made ‘The Notebook,’ the director, Nick Cassavetes, who is John‘s son, used to show me his father‘s movies.
But I’ve got ideas. I keep my little notebook, I’ve always got that with me. Hopefully there’s more stuff than nonsense in there.
I carry a small spiral notebook with me at all times an

I carry a small spiral notebook with me at all times and have been doing this for many years. There’s a shoe box in my closet filled with these notebooks, each riddled with notes and impressions, ideas, schemes, and soup recipes.
Every year, I looked forward to Oprah Winfrey’s Favorite Things episode. I watched with my notebook computer in my lap so I could Google the items and order them for the friends and family on my holiday gift-giving list.
Lori Wilde
Farmers will not see good days unless their produce gets a guaranteed price. Even a notebook, a pen, or a soap has a price printed on it, but the milk that farmers sell do not have any price.
Has anybody seen ‘The Notebook’ and not cried? I don’t know, I don’t know if that’s the case. It sort of hangs around for a while.
I hope that I would be considered romantic. I don’t know… one of my favorite movies is ‘The Notebook’ so I guess that would be considered romantic. But I think being romantic is more than the flowers and the gifts. It’s about connecting with the person and being able to talk and share things with her.
I do think ‘The Notebook’ is a darn good movie.
Inevitably you’re going to be delayed somewhere. Always have a book. Always have a movie. Always have a notebook. And then always have a sense of humour.
Phil Keoghan
I was an ‘Ironman’ fan. It was in the ’70s. I definitely liked comics and drew a lot of panels on my notebook when I should have been studying – probably why I ended up in the arts.
Sometimes I’ll get ideas in the middle of the night. Sometimes at 3 in the morning I’ll get up, and I have a notebook by my bed and have to write it down. I’ll dream an idea. Sometimes I see an image online, and I think, ‘OK, let’s make that a three-layer cake!’
I never carry a notebook while walking around London. I just pick those things up. I’m very good at quizzes.
We weren’t big ‘Notebook’ fans or anything.
You can’t compartmentalise everything but the more you do that the easier it is. Keeping a notebook is a good way of dealing with it. You can rest from any thoughts if you put them down on paper.
When I got in trouble, my mom would make me read or write – I would have to write my name over and over and over again. It gave me great penmanship, but I also just liked to write. Every time I would go to the store, I would buy a notebook. I had thousands of them.
Tim sends me a fairly ambitious workup in notebook form noting the passages we’re going to cover and the chronology of the biblical events, and his commentaries on those things he’s read and written.
Research,’ for me, is a big word that encompasses a lot of different activities, all of them based around curiosity. Research is traveling to places, or studying snowflakes with a magnifying glass, or excavating one’s memories. Research is walking around Hamburg with a notebook.
I don’t know what I’d do without my little black notebook.
I would never go anywhere without a notebook and pen. I don’t even sleep without a notebook and pen by my side.
‘The Notebook’ gets me every time. It’s a great love story. Boy from the wrong side of the tracks. They get on each other’s nerves, but they can’t live without each other. It almost makes me shed a tear.
I get up, and if I feel out of sorts, I’ll do some exercises, I’ll feed my cat, then I go get my coffee, take a notebook, and write for a couple of hours.
I write and write and write, and then I edit it down to the parts that I think are amusing, or that help the storyline, or I’ll write a notebook full of ideas of anecdotes or story points, and then I’ll try and arrange them in a way that they would tell a semi-cohesive story.
Sometimes the very best of all summer books is a blank notebook. Get one big enough, and you can practice sketching the lemon slice in your drink or the hot lifeguard on the beach or the vista down the hill from your cabin.
I keep a notebook of ideas, and sometimes ideas form in your head that you just have to write down, or you’ll forget them.
Himesh Patel
I only wrote one diary to be read by others. I went on an exchange to France, working as an au pair, when I was 14 and in a battered red notebook I wrote my experiences for my father to read later.
When I think about my ideal free day, it usually involves going into London and sitting in a nice coffeehouse with cake and coffee, but I would probably still have my notebook in my pocket.
Jonathan Stroud
I love inventing names, but I also collect unusual names, so that I can look through my notebook and choose one that suits a new character.
I watch ‘The Notebook.’ I love romantic movies. I love romantic comedies.