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  • Caitlin Rose
    Caitlin Rose
    American country singer 1987-
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    'Gorilla Man' is a composite of a few individuals, but the song itself was actually inspired by James Taylor. I spied his 'Gorilla' album laying on my floor and in some altered state, instantly started singing the chorus. It was fun to write. There's an old notebook with at least three more verses in it somewhere.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one, it comes as sincerely from the author's soul.
  • 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.
  • Ben Horowitz
    Ben Horowitz
    American businessman, investor, blogger, and author 1966-
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    A good engineering interview will include some set of difficult problems to solve. It might even require that the candidate write a short program. In addition, it will test the candidate's knowledge of the tools she uses in great depth.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
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    A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.
  • Graham Greene
    Graham Greene
    English writer 1904-
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    A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction.
  • Bob Shacochis
    Bob Shacochis
    American writer 1951-
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    A whole bunch of agents and editors looked at my stories, and they all said, in effect, 'You're a pretty good writer and you should probably get these published; when you grow up and write a novel, get in touch.'
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
    American entrepreneur, and author
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    Accepting that part of the process of writing is deleting a lot of what you write is soothing, at least to me.
  • Bill Gross
    Bill Gross
    American investor, fund manager, and philanthropist 1944-
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    Accountants, machinists, medical technicians, even software writers that write the software for 'machines' are being displaced without upscaled replacement jobs. Retrain, rehire into higher paying and value-added jobs? That may be the political myth of the modern era. There aren't enough of those jobs.
  • Albert Pike
    Albert Pike
    American attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason 1809-1891
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    Action is greater than writing. A good man is a nobler object of contemplation than a great author. There are but two things worth living for: to do what is worthy of being written; and to write what is worthy of being read; and the
  • Brian K. Vaughan
    Brian K. Vaughan
    American comic book and television writer 1976-
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    After 9/11, I knew I wanted to write about power and identity and the way Americans on all sides of the political spectrum often mythologize our leaders, which are themes that the superhero genre has always handled really well.
  • George Ade
    George Ade
    American humorist, playwright 1866-1944
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    After being Turned Down by numerous Publishers, he had decided to write for Posterity.
  • Caroline Lawrence
    Caroline Lawrence
    English American author 1954-
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    Aim to write for an hour per day. I used to be a teacher, and an hour a day before school was all it took for me to write my first book. Don't get discouraged if a holiday or illness interrupts your writing habit. Just start it up again.
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