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“A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit.”
“Asking a writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp post how it feels about dogs”
“The writer is either a practicing recluse or a delinquent, guilt-ridden one; or both. Usually both.”
“The career of a writer is comparable to that of a woman of easy virtue. You write first for pleasure, later for the pleasure of others and finally for money.”
“The true function of a writer is to produce a masterpiece and no other task is of any consequence.”
“Even the best writer has to erase”
“Write while the heat is in you. The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with. He cannot inflame the minds of his audience.”
Henry David Thoreau
“You could compile the worst book in the world entirely out of selected passages from the best writers in the world.”
G. K. Chesterton
“Most writers are not quick-witted when they talk. Novelists, in particular, drag themselves around in society like gut-shot bears.”
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
“The writer, when he is also an artist, is someone who admits what others don't dare reveal.”
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