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Bret Easton Ellis Quotes and Sayings

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Writing a novel is not method acting and I find it
easy to step out of it at cocktail hour.
- Bret Easton Ellis

I totally relate to Tom Cruise.
He's not crazy, it's just the litany of the mid-life crisis.
- Bret Easton Ellis

I feel like I'm not smart enough to answer the questions I'm asked.
- Bret Easton Ellis

I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God
who is sending a love letter to the world.
- Mother Teresa

 

Writing is a dance with the uncertainties of language.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do you have a plan for your life?
If not, allocate some time today to sit quietly
with pen and paper to begin writing your life plan -
what you want to accomplish with your life,
and what projects will support your goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

LOVE LETTERS TO YOURSELF
This is taken from a love letter (a gentle reminder)
I wrote to myself recently.
Live in your joy today.
Be authentic. Love yourself. First.
Love others from your own abundance.
Life Changes. Circumstances change.
Sometimes you try to fit your old way
of being into new circumstances
rather than becoming new yourself.
Embrace transformation as an opportunity.
And keep on writing love letters to yourself.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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For my part, I consider that it will be found much better
by all parties to leave the past to history,
especially as I propose to write that history myself.
- Winston Churchill

The digital revolution is far more significant than
the invention of writing or even of printing.
- Douglas Engelbart

I wasn't very good about juggling family and my career.
I was interested in who was coming to the children's birthday party,
what my son was writing.
I was thinking about Legos.
- Jill Clayburgh

Nothing goes by luck in composition.
It allows of no tricks.
The best you can write will be the best you are.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you can't annoy somebody with what you write,
I think there's little point in writing.
- Kingsley Amis

We do not need to proselytize
either by our speech or by our writing.
We can only do so really with our lives.
Let our lives be open books for all to study.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.
- Laurie Anderson

Was it only by dreaming or writing that I could find out what I thought?
- Joan Didion

People shout out for songs and I don't even remember writing them.
- Bobby Womack

Writing is like driving at night in the fog.
You can only see as far as your headlights,
but you can make the whole trip that way.
- E. L. Doctorow

Dreams are illustrations...
from the book your soul is writing about you.
- Marsha Norman

Good writing excites me, and makes life worth living.
- Harold Pinter

I like going back and writing fiction.
- Julia Sweeney

Writing has been so much a part of my life that I'm
really quite annoyed that I can't do as much as I used to.
- Anne McCaffrey

At the moment, I'm toying with a new idea for a book,
but fully engaged with writing screenplays,
so the book idea - which needs empty space in my head -
is barely formed yet.
- Rose Tremain

A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay,
or painting a picture, or doing embroidery.
- Mao Tse-Tung

The first writing I did was short short stories for
a newspaper syndicate for which I was paid five dollars a piece on publication.
- Theodore Sturgeon

I don't write for an audience, I don't think whether my book will sell,
I don't sell it before I finish writing it.
- Ann Patchett

After a while, the characters I'm writing begin to feel real to me.
That's when I know I'm heading in the right direction.
- Alice Hoffman

Now my drug is writing or acting, being creative.
- Scott Caan

Translation makes me look at how a poem is put together in a different way,
without the personal investment of the poem I'm writing myself,
but equally closely technically.
- Marilyn Hacker

I thought writing about somebody current would be a
little closer to what I'm used to doing.
- Adam Clymer

Writing books is the closest men ever come to childbearing.
- Norman Mailer

My idea of what's good and bad and right and wrong
is maybe greyer than most,
and I like writing about that.
- Shaun Cassidy

Among all kinds of Writing, there is none in which
Authors are more apt to miscarry than in Works of Humour,
as there is none in which they are more ambitious to excel.
- Joseph Addison

I would, however, start writing fiction about 10 years before I actually did,
because it's such great fun to do, many times more
creative than nonfiction.
- Judith Krantz

We're the only branch of government that explains itself
in writing every time it makes a decision.
- Byron White

How can you stop writing?
- Tony Hillerman

There are no rules to writing a song.
- Randy Castillo

I love writing about my job because I loved it,
and it was a particularly interesting one when I was a young man.
It was like holidays with pay to me.
- James Herriot

I think all good writing is a struggle.
To write as well as you feel you can has to be a struggle,
almost by definition, because you could always improve.
- Jane Asher

He took me from not being able to write a word in terms
of writing screenplays to being the king of wooden dialogue.
- George Lucas

Writing fiction is...
an endless and always defeated effort to capture some
quality of life without killing it.
- Rose Wilder Lane

It's part of a cycle of stories I'm writing where I
deconstruct classic science fiction.
- Cory Doctorow

Sonnets are guys writing in English,
imitating an Italian song form.
It was a form definitely sung as often as it was recited.
- Steve Earle

I considered going to film school; I took a course
in film and was very interested in filmmaking as well as film writing.
- Robert Morgan

I have writing songs on my own for about six years.
- Joanna Newsom

I was burned out.
I think I was just exhausted.
It was a very intense five years.
We didn't stop.
It was constant touring, constant writing,
recording.
- Roger Andrew Taylor

I did not think much what I was writing them for,
except that I knew I wanted my next novel to be in
some less conventional form than straight narrative.
- Nicholas Mosley

Writing is hard work and bad for the health.
- E. B. White

The writing of a melody is an emotional moment;
success doesn't make it easy.
- Enya

The first writing of the human being was drawing,
not writing.
- Marjane Satrapi

I sort of was good at writing essays.
I was never very good at mathematics,
and I was never very good at algebra.
I loved science, but I wasn't sure of it.
- Diane Cilento

In my writing, as much as I could, I tried to find the good,
and praise it.
- Alex Haley

It's immoral that people make money out of writing crap,
but I try not to obsess about it.
I don't want to spend my life being angry.
- Stella McCartney

I also believe that writing becomes worthwhile and
vitalized only through a full and exciting life.
- Esther Forbes

Although I enjoyed writing Film Music it was always a means to an end,
in that it enabled me to keep a wife and family and
write my classical music,
which has always been my passion.
- Malcolm Arnold

If a writer knows enough about what he is writing about,
he may omit things that he knows.
The dignity of movement of an iceberg is due to only
one ninth of it being above water.
- Ernest Hemingway

And I ride horses, swim, do a lot of reading,
writing.
- Casper Van Dien

I spent most of this afternoon writing a new introduction for my autobiography.
- June Foray

I am much more involved in the filmmaking experience on Mag Seven.
I'm much more involved in story elements,
casting decisions, the writing of the show,
the blocking of the scenes.
- Michael Biehn

By the time I was at college, I became very alert to
the question of racial discrimination,
and I remember one of my first writing attempts had to do with a lynching.
- Albert Maltz

I've always associated the moment of writing with a moment of lift,
of joy, of unexpected reward.
- Seamus Heaney

In writing music, the structure of each piece is a very important factor.
- Leo Ornstein

Oh, it's essential.
I mean, you have to - if I'm writing about the Middle East,
I have to go there, and if possible,
stay long enough to get a real feeling for what's going on.
- Joe Sacco

I wasn't interested in writing music that wasn't beautiful for me to listen to.
- Joanna Newsom

The storyboard department doesn't talk to the layout department,
which doesn't talk to the writing department.
They're all jealous of each other.
- John Kricfalusi

We went through this business of me writing out all
the parts for these old songs from Gravity and Speechless
and we'd been performing that,
but we don't do that any more.
- Fred Frith

Nothing matters but the writing.
There has been nothing else worthwhile...
a stain upon the silence.
- Samuel Beckett

Even this vein of writing is so foreign to me that I am amazed.
- David O. Selznick

Planning to write is not writing.
Outlining, researching, talking to people about what you're doing,
none of that is writing.
Writing is writing.
- E. L. Doctorow

For me, writing is a love-hate relationship.
- Larry Wall

That is my major concern: writers who are in prison for writing.
- Antonia Fraser

The flattery is nice, but awards don't add up to writing quality songs.
- Chantal Kreviazuk


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