Quotes by typewriter

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  • Barbara Holland
    Barbara Holland
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    A catless writer is almost inconceivable. It's a perverse taste, really, since it would be easier to write with a herd of buffalo in the room than even one cat; they make nests in the notes and bite the end of the pen and walk on the typewriter keys.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    After all, most writing is done away from the typewriter, away from the desk. I'd say it occurs in the quiet, silent moments, while you're walking or shaving or playing a game, or whatever, or even talking to someone you're not vitally interested in.
  • Ogden Nash
    Ogden Nash
    American poet 1902-1971
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    Here is a pen and here is a pencil, here's a typewriter, here's a stencil, here's a list of today's appointments, and all the flies in all the ointments, the daily woes that a man endures - take them, George, they're yours!
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
    Woody Allen
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    How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
  • Buchi Emecheta
    Buchi Emecheta
    Nigerian-born British novelist 1944-2017
    Buchi Emecheta
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    I always value my large kitchen because it was better to do everything there, you wash up, you do everything, rather than messing up another room and I pop my typewriter just next to it. So I still write now but I was doing more writing when the children were younger.
  • Tennessee Williams
    Tennessee Williams
    American playwright 1911-1983
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    I have always been pushed by the negative. The apparent failure of a play sends me back to my typewriter that very night, before the reviews are out. I am more compelled to get back to work than if I had a success.
  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
    Joan Didion
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    I'm totally in control of this tiny, tiny world right there at the typewriter.
    Source: A Book of Common Prayer (1977)
  • Robert Benchley
    Robert Benchley
    American humorist, criticus 1889-1945
    Robert Benchley
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    The biggest obstacle to professional writing is the necessity for changing a typewriter ribbon.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
    Ernest Hemingway
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    There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
  • Anne Rice
    Anne Rice
    American author of gothic fiction 1941-
    Anne Rice
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    There may be writing groups where people meet but it's occasional. You really do it all at your own computer or your own typewriter by yourself.
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
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    When I have a first draft, I have a floor under my feet that I can walk on. Then, especially with the help of the computer, rewriting is so easy to do with the computer, much easier than it used to be with the typewriter. So the books go through numerous drafts.
  • Barry Lopez
    Barry Lopez
    American author 1945-
    Barry Lopez
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    When I sit at that typewriter, I have to be frightened of what I'm trying to do. I'm frightened by my own belief that I can actually get a story down on paper.
  • Martin Amis
    Martin Amis
    British novelist 1949-
    Martin Amis
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    When success happens to an English writer, he acquires a new typewriter. When success happens to an American writer, he acquires a new life.
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