"Well, we all start thinking we're going to be Romantic rock stars, but then reality hits and you realize no one reads you but other poets."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."George Murray on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."George Murray on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."George Murray on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."George Murray on Charlie Chaplin
"Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw."George Murray on Fran Lebowitz
"Even the people who have had success and made money writing these books of fiction seem to feel the need to pretend it's no big deal, or part of a natural progression from poetry to fiction, but often it's really just about the money, the perceived prestige."
"Humour is a fine line to walk in poetry, as in fiction. I just think it's harder to write. It's harder to keep the respect of the reader too."
"I've often entertained paranoid suspicions about my fridge and what it's been doing to my poetry when I'm not looking, but I never even considered that my fan was thinking about me."
"The poetry community here has been extraordinarily welcoming."
"Then I discovered I loved writing poetry more than fiction."