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At age 11 in 1960, I moved to an academic state secondary school,
Harrow County Grammar School for Boys.
- Paul Nurse

Drudgery is as necessary to call out the treasures of the mind,
as harrowing and planting those of the earth.
- Margaret Fuller

They are always very lax about putting restrictions
on violence for children's movies,
which I think is much more harrowing than sexuality for children.
- Philip Kaufman

Excuse me for harrowing you with this picture of war.
But I am very full of it at present.
- Edward Wadsworth

 

When they ran out of cadre men they gave me my very own platoon and said,
'Here are 63 men, try to keep as many of them alive as you possibly can.'
That was one of the more harrowing experiences of my life.
- David Eddings

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

Piano is like drudgery.
- Warren Zevon

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The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves.
- Logan P. Smith

To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of
a school is to put a racehorse on a treadmill.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Achievements, seldom credited to their source,
are the result of unspeakable drudgery and worries.
- Richard Wagner

If the machines can take the drudgery out of it and
just leave us with the joy of drawing,
then that's the best of both worlds -
and I'll use those computers!
- Don Bluth

Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance.
It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours.
- Orison Swett Marden

Scholarship was one thing, drudgery another.
I very soon concluded that nothing would induce me to read,
let alone make notes on, hundreds and hundreds of very,
very, very boring books.
- Simon Raven

You will never succeed while smarting under the drudgery of your occupation,
if you are constantly haunted with the idea that you
could succeed better in something else.
- Orison Swett Marden

I submitted manuscripts to publishers.
This was not so much a feeling that I should be published
as a wish to escape the feared and hated drudgery of normal work.
- Tanith Lee

Surely, if knowledge is valuable, it can never be good
policy in a country far wealthier than Tuscany,
to allow a genius like Mr. Dalton's, to be employed
in the drudgery of elementary instruction.
- Charles Babbage

Like many students, I found the drudgery of real experiments
and the slowness of progress a complete shock,
and at my low points I contemplated other alternative
careers including study of the philosophy or sociology of science.
- Paul Nurse

I had been playing since I was 2 years old,
never remembering a life without music,
always playing everything naturally and mostly by ear,
and all the grownups wanted were more scales and drudgery out of me.
- Lara St.
John

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

When I'm writing, I am concentrating almost wholly on concrete detail:
the color a room is painted,
the way a drop of water rolls off a wet leaf after a rain.
- Donna Tartt

Silk Road to Ruin has all the analysis and it's structured very well.
I rely on my notes more and I use direct quotes.
But there's nothing like writing about it right away.
- Ted Rall

That's why, when Alias came along, I knew I'd be OK
if the show was on for five or six years because the
writing was so good and the creative team was so strong.
- Victor Garber

Love is easy, and I love writing.
You can't resist love.
You get an idea, someone says something,
and you're in love.
- Ray Bradbury

It was Noel Coward whose technique I envied and tried to emulate.
I collected all his records and writing.
- Kenneth Williams

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

When I'm writing a woman character, I don't think,
'What would a woman do?' I just think,
'What would this character do in this situation?'
- Ken Follett

Cursive writing does not mean what I think it does.
- Nancy Cartwright

Schools are really bad now.
Schools are not only bad in reading,
writing and arithmetic,
they're worse in cultural aspects, like in music and art.
They don't teach you anything.
- John Kricfalusi

Actually when we stopped New Order I was busier than ever.
The only gaps have been while we've been writing.
- Peter Hook

When I first started to get into writing,
it was via music.
I'd generate ideas for songs that would turn into stories,
then they'd turn into novels.
I was biased toward music.
- Irvine Welsh

The biggest obstacle to professional writing is the
necessity for changing a typewriter ribbon.
- Robert Benchley

In writing biography, fact and fiction shouldn't be mixed.
And if they are, the fictional points should be printed in red ink,
the facts printed in black ink.
- Catherine Drinker Bowen

Any doctor will admit that any drug can have side effects,
and that writing a prescription involves weighing the
potential benefits against the risks.
- Mark Udall

I like the way words go together and I like the gamesmanship of writing poetry.
It is such a challenge.
- Jeffery Deaver

In writing the history of a disease,
every philosophical hypothesis whatsoever,
that has previously occupied the mind of the author,
should lie in abeyance.
- Thomas Sydenham

So it was just a case of getting a bunch of songs that
I had been writing for years but hadn't recorded together,
and the result was My Own Best Enemy.
- Richard Marx

It is normal for me to wake and find myself writing in the dark...
or to be out of my tomb, caught in an unearthly world,
alive with the images that haunt me.
- Kim Elizabeth

I think all writing is done through memory.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Writing allows me the time to travel and see the world,
which is what I always wanted to do.
I'd really like to have been Sir Richard Francis Burton,
but it's the wrong century.
- Alan Dean Foster

I do not pretend to write much of a letter.
You know under what circumstances I am writing.
- Joshua Chamberlain

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

The first essential in writing about anything is that
the writer should have no experience of the matter.
- Isadora Duncan

Even when I'm writing plays I enjoy having company
and mentally I think of that company as the company I'm writing for.
- Wole Soyinka

Writing gives me the opportunity to explore ideas,
play with language, solve problems, use my imagination,
and draw on my own childhood.
- Jack Prelutsky

I'm not one of those writers I learned about who get up in the morning,
put a piece of paper in their typewriter machine and start writing.
That I've never understood.
- Wole Soyinka

The truth is always something that is told,
not something that is known.
If there were no speaking or writing,
there would be no truth about anything.
There would only be what is.
- Susan Sontag

If you want to study writing, read Dickens.
That's how to study writing, or Faulkner,
or D.H.
Lawrence, or John Keats.
They can teach you everything you need to know about writing.
- Shelby Foote

I decided that adventure was the best way to learn about writing.
- Lloyd Alexander

Well, I'd had the Fat Mattress earlier as a writing
outlet for songs and that.
- Noel Redding

Writing is like carrying a fetus.
- Edna O'Brien

For me the writing, when I'm going to direct it myself,
is really just the first draft, and I don't change it very much;
I only change it on average about two lines per movie.
- John Sayles

Well, as an artist, I think that Elvis's generosity
to me he always talked very highly about me,
he always spoke very highly about my work and singing and my writing.
- Jackie DeShannon

I don't have a special place or ritual for writing songs,
basically I write songs whenever an idea hits me,
in my hotel room, on the road, in the plane.
- Kelly Jones

It got so bad that by the time I was graduated,
the only reading I did was in order to get the grade
and the only writing I did was in order to get the grade.
- R. A. Salvatore

I'm really interested in writing a piece of music that will move you,
that will really move you.
That is really the only reason that I'm writing music.
- Leo Ornstein

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

So I find the fascination, the love,
the incredible skill and everything to do with acting,
writing plays, and doing them, just darling.
Lovely.
I love actors.
- Patrick Macnee

It seems to me that many writers, by virtue of environments of culture,
art and education, slip into writing because of their environments.
- Robert E. Howard

The essays are different because ultimately it's things I'm interested in,
and I'm really just writing about myself and using
those subjects as a prism.
- Chuck Klosterman

Writing is a communication.
- Theodore Sturgeon


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