Nicola Cornick quotes

  • The monarchy that I hand over to my son is not going to be the same one that I have inherited. ... There is a tendency by a lot of officials to hide behind the king. And it's about time that officials take their responsibility and are responsible in front of the people. Because today, if you're appointed by the king, they don't feel that they're responsible for the people. If you have a government that is elected, they need to do the hard work — because if they don't, they won't be around the next time the ballot box is open.

  • You see, God helps only people who work hard. That principle is very clear.

  • Thinking is the capital, Enterprise is the way, Hard Work is the solution

  • Nothing so soon the drooping spirits can raise As praises from the men, whom all men praise.

  • I don't believe in a law to prevent a man from getting rich; it would do more harm than good. So while we do not propose any war upon capital, we do wish to allow the humblest man an equal chance to get rich with everybody else.

  • The most difficult and complicated part of the writing process is the beginning.

  • Science fiction is a field of writing where, month after month, every printed word implies to hundreds of thousands of people: 'There is change. Look, today's fantastic story is tomorrow's fact.

  • The primary requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite. Without this, it is impossible to accumulate, within the allotted span, enough experience of eating to have anything worth setting down.

  • The only way to write is well and how you do it is your own damn business.

  • When I write I have no loyalty except to historical truth as I see it and care no more about British achievements and mistakes than any other.