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Every artist writes his own autobiography.
- Henry Ellis

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God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is,
he's stuck with so many bad actors
who don't know how to play funny.
- Garrison Keillor

Sondheim writes the music and lyrics,
and because he's so smart and goes so deep with his feelings,
there's a lot to explore, get involved with and learn about.
- Bernadette Peters

God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone,
but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.
- Martin Luther

 

A woman seldom writes her mind but in her postscript.
- Richard Steele

The reason a writer writes a book is to forget a book
and the reason a reader reads one is to remember it.
- Tom Wolfe

The poet does not know - often he will never know -
whom he really writes for.
- Eugenio Montale

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At the age when Bengali youth almost inevitably writes poetry,
I was listening to European classical music.
- Satyajit Ray

I am the only British writer who writes in Spanish.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Anyone who writes an autobiographical work at the age of 34 is,
at best, presumptuous.
It occurred to me that it was time to set the record straight.
- Jessica Savitch

I've always considered myself a filmmaker who writes stuff for himself to do.
- Quentin Tarantino

If you're a singer you lose your voice.
A baseball player loses his arm.
A writer gets more knowledge, and if he's good,
the older he gets, the better he writes.
- Mickey Spillane

An autobiography is a book a person writes about his
own life and it is usually full of all sorts of boring details.
- Roald Dahl

One always writes comedy at the moment of deepest hysteria.
- V. S. Naipaul

Obviously, a writer can't know everything about what she writes.
It's impossible.
- Anne Rice

My son writes songs and plays.
He sings like an angel.
- Edie Brickell

I lived the stuff that Jackie Collins writes about.
- Janice Dickinson

If I fail, the film industry writes me off as another statistic.
If I succeed, they pay me a million bucks to fly out to Hollywood and fart.
- George A. Romero

Each age tries to form its own conception of the past.
Each age writes the history of the past anew with reference
to the conditions uppermost in its own time.
- Frederick Jackson Turner

One writes to make a home for oneself,
on paper, in time and in others' minds.
- Alfred Kazin

Stephen King writes a lot of things that are really charming and quirky,
and that are more ironic than horror.
- William H. Macy

I felt like I was a teacher.
But nowadays, I am as much a student of his.
He writes a lot of what we play.
- Gary Burton

I learn the lines that JK Rowling or whoever writes them,
and say them.
- Michael Gambon

Everybody writes a book too many.
- Mordecai Richler

A publisher who writes is like a cow in a milk bar.
- Arthur Koestler

And I like the way Cain writes his women.
Very strong.
They're kind of lusty, they know what they want,
they're full of conviction.
Cain's women are sexual.
- Pia Zadora

Journalist: a person without any ideas but with an ability to express them;
a writer whose skill is improved by a deadline:
the more time he has,
the worse he writes.
- Karl Kraus

Every author really wants to have letters printed in the papers.
Unable to make the grade, he drops down a rung of the
ladder and writes novels.
- P. G. Wodehouse

For someone who writes fiction, in order to activate
the imagination and the unconscious,
it's essential to be free.
- Manuel Puig

There are so many separate selves; no one who writes
creatively hasn't felt that.
- Jeanette Winterson

The artist writes, paints, sings or dances the burden
of some idea or feeling off his mind.
- Max Nordau

Talent is a matter of quantity.
Talent does not write on page, it writes three hundred.
- Jules Renard

A very wise author once said that a writer writes for himself,
and then publishes for money.
I write for myself and publish just for the reader.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I have long observed that the act of writing is viewed,
by some, as an elite and otherworldly act,
all the more so if a person isn't paid for what she writes.
- Joyce Maynard

A wise man writes down what he thinks,
a stupid man forgets what he thinks,
a complete idiot punishes himself for what he thinks.
- Jason Zebehazy

The biographer who writes the life of his subject's
self-concept passes through a fade into the inner house of life.
- Leon Edel

No writer need feel sorry for himself if he writes and enjoys it,
even if he doesn't get paid.
- Irwin Shaw

It should cause no surprise that anyone so lazy as
myself should be economical to the point of miserliness
with everything he writes.
- Leslie Charteris

A good journalist is not the one that writes what people say,
but the one that writes what he is supposed to write.
- Todor Zhivkov

The moving finger writes, and having written moves on.
Nor all thy piety nor all thy wit, can cancel half a line of it.
- Omar Khayyam

Every historian with professional standards speaks
or writes what he believes to be true.
- Samuel E. Morison

It would be curious to discover who it is to whom one writes in a diary.
Possibly to some mysterious personification of one's own identity.
- Beatrice Webb

Sex is.
There is nothing more to be done about it.
Sex builds no roads, writes no novels and sex certainly
gives no meaning to anything in life but itself.
- Gore Vidal

A writer writes.
Period.
No matter if someone is buying your work or not.
- Len Wein

When someone writes to tell me something I've written made them laugh or cry,
I've done my job and done it well.
The rest is all semantics.
- Len Wein

We really try to make sure that the band writes the songs,
not just one person.
- Adam Rich

Miles Davis is one who writes songs when he plays.
- Gerry Mulligan

A novelist who writes nothing for 10 years finds his reputation rising.
Because I keep on producing books they say there must
be something wrong with this fellow.
- J. B. Priestley

History is the present.
That's why every generation writes it anew.
But what most people think of as history is its end product,
myth.
- E. L. Doctorow

No one writes about the emotional things you go through.
- Jimmy Chamberlin

Who writes poetry imbibes honey from the poisoned lips of life.
- William R. Benet

The writer can choose what he writes about but he cannot
choose what he is able to make live.
- Flannery O'Connor

Every writer, to some extent, writes about himself.
- Dario Argento

For me it's also - the music is equally as important.
I mean I think as somebody who writes music,
there just has to sort of be the marriage between both.
- Katey Sagal

I think it's an area that one writes from that is curious
because it is not a clearly defined partisan one.
- Breyten Breytenbach

Anybody who writes doesn't like to be misunderstood.
- Norman MacCaig

One of my favorite poets, Neruda, writes close to the bone.
Though I know only a little Spanish,
I like to compare the Spanish and English lines and
see how the translator worked.
- Anita Diament

A veteran journalist has never had time to think twice before he writes.
- George Bernard Shaw

A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely;
a good mind thinks it writes reasonably.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Our life is a book that writes itself and whose principal
themes sometimes escape us.
We are like characters in a novel who do not always
understand what the author wants of them.
- Julien Green

I do not believe in pure idioms.
I think there is naturally a desire,
for whoever speaks or writes,
to sign in an idiomatic, irreplaceable manner.
- Jacques Derrida

The reason one writes poems is so that your poem will be remembered.
- Peter Davison

Every word she writes is a lie, including and and the.
- Mary McCarthy

The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it
back to cancel half a Line,
Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it.
- Edward Fitzgerald

Genius makes its observations in short-hand;
talent writes them out at length.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

Brother Jones is not my product, and I am not responsible
for anything he writes or says.
- John Harvey Kellogg

Russell Baker writes columns as a poet writes light verse -
with tongue in cheek and a steady hand.
- Thomas D'Evelyn

The real writer is one who really writes.
Talent is an invention like phlogiston after the fact of fire.
Work is its own cure.
You have to like it better than being loved.
- Marge Piercy

My idea is always to reach my generation.
The wise writer writes for the youth of his own generation,
the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterward.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

A man who writes for a living does not have to go anywhere in particular,
and he could rarely afford to if he wanted.
- C. S. Forester

The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes.
- Andre Gide


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