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35 Literary Quotes

I always tell people that I became a writer not because I went to school but because my mother took me to the library. I wanted to become a writer so I could see my name in the card catalog.

Sandra Cisneros Quotes

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Writing is manual labor of the mind: a job, like laying pipe.

John Gregory Dunne Quotes

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Writing is like walking in a deserted street. Out of the dust in the street you make a mud pie.

John LeCarre Quotes

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Rice Krispies happens to be one of my favorite junk foods, just as I regard Michener as superior among junk writers.

Christopher Lehmann Quotes

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The fact that writers will go through so much to remain writers says something, perhaps everything. It would be far easier (and nearly always more profitable) to become a real estate agent.

Maria Lenhart Quotes

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We breathe, we think, we conceive of our lives as narratives.

Christopher Lehmann Quotes

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All autobiography is self-indulgent.

Daphne Du Maurier Quotes

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If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.

Anais Nin Quotes

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Thurber did not write the way a surgeon operates, he wrote the way a child skips rope, the way a mouse waltzes.

E. B. White Quotes

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Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.

William Wordsworth Quotes

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