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18 Writers Quotes

Of all that is written, I love only what a person has written with his own blood

Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes

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I write when I'm inspired, and I see to it that I'm inspired at nine o'clock every morning

Peter De Vries Quotes

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A writer is, after all, only half his book. The other half is the reader and from the reader the writer learns.

P. L. Travers Quotes

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Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.

T. S. Eliot Quotes

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For your born writer, nothing is so healing as the realization that he has come upon the right word.

Catherine Drinker Bowen Quotes

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The true function of a writer is to produce a masterpiece and no other task is of any consequence.

Cyril Connolly Quotes

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He lives the poetry that he cannot write. The others write the poetry that they dare not realise.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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To love is to suffer. To avoid suffering, one must not love. But then, one suffers from not loving. Therefore, to love is to suffer; not to love is to suffer; to suffer is to suffer. To be happy is to love. To be happy, then, is to suffer, but suffering makes one unhappy. Therefore, to be happy, one must love or love to suffer or suffer from too much happiness.

Woody Allen Quotes

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Cats are dangerous companions for writers because cat watching is a near-perfect method of writing avoidance

Dan Greenburg Quotes

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A catless writer is almost inconceivable. It's a perverse taste, really, since it would be easier to write with a herd of buffalo in the room than even one cat; they make nests in the notes and bite the end of the pen and walk on the typewriter keys.

Barbara Holland Quotes

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Every writer I know has trouble writing.

Joseph Heller Quotes

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The writer, when he is also an artist, is someone who admits what others don't dare reveal.

Elia Kazan Quotes

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The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar, is the test of their power.

Toni Morrison Quotes

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Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.

Voltaire Quotes

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Like all writers, he measured the achievements of others by what they had accomplished, asking of them that they measure him by what he envisaged or planned.

Jorge Luis Borges Quotes

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Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not.

Isaac Asimov Quotes

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For a creative writer possession of the "truth" is less important than emotional sincerity.

George Orwell Quotes

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Creative writers are always greater than the causes that they represent.

E. M. Forster Quotes

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