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The good writing of any age has always been the product of someone's neurosis, and we'd have a mighty dull literature if all the writers that came along were a bunch of happy chuckleheads.
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If writers wrote as carelessly as some people talk, then adhasdh asdglaseuyt[bn[ pasdlgkhasdfasdf.
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The great writers of aphorisms read as if they had all known each other well.
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I have laboriously collected this cento out of diverse writers. I have wronged no authors but given every man his own. Bees do little harm and damage no one in extracting honey; I can say of myself, whom have I injured? The matter is theirs most part, and yet mine. It becomes something different in its new setting.
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Cats are dangerous companions for writers because cat watching is a near-perfect method of writing avoidance.
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Writers are just people who have a whole lot on the inside that they need to get to the outside, with pen and paper as their preferred method of transport. Same with dancers, artists, and singers - all the same urges with differing transportation.
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All newspaper writers have heard that the stuff they compose today has an excellent chance of being used to wrap tomorrow's mackerel.
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Most editors are failed writers - but so are most writers.
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A newspaper, as I'm sure you know, is a collection of supposedly true stories written down by writers who either saw them happen or talked to people who did. These writers are called journalists, and like telephone operators, butchers, ballerinas, and people who clean up after horses, journalists can sometimes make mistakes.
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You could compile the worst book in the world entirely out of selected passages from the best writers in the world.
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Too many historical writers are the votaries of cults, which, by definition are dedicated to whitewashing warts and hanging halos.
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The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shockproof shit detector. This is the writer's radar and all great writers have had it.
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Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them. There's many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.
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