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Peter Malkin Quotes and Sayings

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Writing and Painting are the same for me.
- Peter Malkin

Many times I asked myself, 'Who is a painter in your own eyes?'
- Peter Malkin

Even a secret agent can't lie to a Jewish mother.
- Peter Malkin

The problem here is with a human being,
not with a monster, not with an animal.
The human being does things that even the monster does not do,
because the human is more sophisticated.
- Peter Malkin

 

I spent a lot of time in churches.
If you go to a synagogue, someone is always asking if you're alone,
if you're married.
In a church, in a hundred years no one would ask.
- Peter Malkin

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

That's what my life is, writing songs.
- John Cale

Nothing induces me to read a novel except when I have
to make money by writing about it.
I detest them.
- Virginia Woolf

There is no formula to it.
Writing every song is a little journey.
The first note has to lift you.
- Enya

When I decided to take writing seriously,
I did a lot of reading and analyzing of the books I liked,
and came up with what I thought were pretty sound plotting and structure basics.
- George Stephen

Nowadays it seems to me nobody takes trouble about anything,
especially writing songs.
- Marian McPartland

I have no interest in writing, directing or producing.
- Ted Shackelford

I do not want to have the feeling of writing "for eternity,"
so to speak.
- Elfriede Jelinek

I went to college, but I learned to write by reading -
and writing.
- Daniel Pinkwater

There is a way in which all writing is connected.
In a second language, for example, a workshop can liberate
the students' use of the vocabulary they're acquiring.
- Marilyn Hacker

The process of creating is related to the process of
dreaming although when you are writing you're doing
it and when you're dreaming,
it's doing you.
- Robert Stone

If the writing is honest it cannot be separated from the man who wrote it.
- Tennessee Williams

I've been doing my big theater projects,
which take years, and writing a song here and there.
- David Friedman

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

The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer,
and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that
I would never be fit for real work,
and that writing didn't require any.
- Russell Baker

There are few cases in which mere popularity should
be considered a proper test of merit;
but the case of song-writing is,
I think, one of the few.
- Edgar Allan Poe

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've included these little jokes and mysteries in my
writing for the amusement of readers.
- Armistead Maupin

And that's what I've learned too: writing is key.
- Trish Stratus

I have been writing since I was about 20,
and at first I wrote in secret and never showed anybody.
I was very concerned about making a living,
so I conducted.
- David Friedman

I am never going to have anything more to do
with politics or politicians.
When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely
to writing and painting.
- Winston Churchill

I can write for any magazine now, in any voice.
I can do it in two hours, I could do it in my sleep,
it's like writing a grocery list.
- Ann Patchett

I get a great high from writing.
- Walter Hill

I have trouble writing if I can't picture how things are going to look.
- Robert Kirkman

At risk of sounding foully pompous I think that writers'
groups are probably very useful at the beginning of a writing career.
- Bernard Cornwell

It's true that I'm taking a break from writing a regular
column to do other things but it's got nothing to do
with what dear Simon has or has not written.
- Ferdinand Mount

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

If I really considered myself a writer,
I wouldn't be writing screenplays.
I'd be writing novels.
- Quentin Tarantino

There's always pressure, a great deal of pressure,
when writing, since my first books were so successful.
- Nicholas Sparks

Writing poetry makes you intensely conscious of how words sound,
both aloud and inside the head of the reader.
You learn the weight of words and how they sound to the ear.
- Helen Dunmore

I just finished writing an essay about William Maxwell,
an American writer whose work I admire very much.
- Donna Tartt

When I'm writing about reality, I'm writing about death.
When I'm writing fiction, I'm writing about life.
- Ralph Peters

I'm writing a film.
With our access to these powerful media,
we're going to take over, because it's really disgusting
what is put out there now to be consumed.
- Lisa Bonet

There is more good writing and good acting in any ten
minutes of Twister than in,
say, all of Citizen Kane.
- Orson Scott Card

Writing music is just something that I was born to do.
- Joan Armatrading

Writing poetry is the hard manual labor of the imagination.
- Ishmael Reed

I have one main reader, Miriam Gomez,
my wife.
She reads everything I write - I have not finished
writing something and she is already reading it.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

If you are a married man resident in Cuba,
you cannot get a passport to go to the next town without
your wife's permission in writing.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

Well, in features, and in writing especially,
it's often the style of the writer comes in.
- Kurt Loder

While you're writing, you can't concentrate nearly
as well on what the speaker is saying.
- Marilyn vos Savant

I don't care who you are.
When you sit down to write the first page of your screenplay,
in your head, you're also writing your Oscar acceptance speech.
- Nora Ephron

I don't plan to write another science book,
but I don't plan not to.
I do enjoy writing histories, and taking subjects that
are generally dull and trying to make them interesting.
- Bill Bryson

Well, writing was what I wanted to do,
it was always what I wanted to do.
I had novels to write so I wrote them.
- Octavia Butler

I would hope that my writing's cleaner than it was when I started.
- Nora Roberts

I had to wait for a long time before I could support myself with writing.
However, being a writer is what I have most wanted to be,
from the time I was a child.
- Margaret Mahy

Few writers are willing to admit writing is autobiographical.
- Terry McMillan

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

I got out of college and I went to get my master's
in creative writing at San Francisco State.
I was working as an actor at the Actor's Workshop,
being abused as a intern.
- Peter Coyote

But when it came to jamming and writing songs like we used to,
we realized Brandon was a huge spirit in the band.
Who knew? It was just something we had to learn.
- Edie Brickell

My singing is my hobby.
It's me and my brother.
We just enjoy writing music.
- Taryn Manning

The funny thing is, the music that I'm writing now
is probably some of the most cutting edge we've ever done.
The music that I'm thinking about putting on our next album.
- Charlie Daniels

Luckily, in my case, I have managed,
by writing,
to do the one thing that I always wanted to do.
- Jonathan Coe

American literature had always considered writing a very serious matter.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Writing is sweat and drudgery most of the time.
And you have to love it in order to endure the solitude and the discipline.
- Peter Benchley

Writing of that caliber spoils you for any other kind of writing for awhile.
But that's probably good.
- Mercedes Ruehl


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