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  • Alanis Morissette
    Alanis Morissette
    Canadian-American singer, songwriter and actress 1974-
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    At some point, I would like to write a book and other things, but I work best when there is some sort of deadline in my own mind, but not when fifty people or fifty million people are breathing down the back of my neck.
  • Ben Schwartz
    Ben Schwartz
    American actor, comedian, writer and producer 1981-
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    At the very beginning, I was a page at Letterman, and I freelanced for any place that would let me write any word. I wanted to do this so badly. Then when I got a tiny bit of success, I was petrified that I was going to lose it.
  • Ben Folds
    Ben Folds
    American singer-songwriter, musician and composer 1966-
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    Because I write very simply, but inside the simplicity, there's a lot of subtlety. That's what I'm proud of.
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
    German composer 1770-1827
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    Beethoven can write music, thank God, but he can do nothing else on earth.
  • William Arthur Ward
    William Arthur Ward
    American writer and poet 1921-1994
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    Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give.
  • Buchi Emecheta
    Buchi Emecheta
    Nigerian-born British novelist 1944-2017
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    Being a woman writer, I would be deceiving myself if I said I write completely through the eye of a man. There's nothing bad in it, but that does not make me a feminist writer. I hate that name. The tag is from the Western world - like we are called the Third World.
  • Bruce Robinson
    Bruce Robinson
    English actor, director and novelist 1946-
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    Bernard Shaw said that when you copy yourself, you know you've got style. And I feel that if you can write like you write, then you are true to yourself. And it's not an easy thing to do - it's a disgustingly difficult thing to do.
  • August Wilson
    August Wilson
    American playwright 1945-2005
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    Between speeches and awards, you can find something to do every other week. It's hard to write. Your focus gets splintered. Once you put one thing in your calendar, that month is gone.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
    American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
    Audre Lorde
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    Black writers, of whatever quality, who step outside the pale of what black writers are supposed to write about, or who black writers are supposed to be, are condemned to silences in black literary circles that are as total and as destructive as any imposed by racism.
  • Bill Gross
    Bill Gross
    American investor, fund manager, and philanthropist 1944-
    Bill Gross
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    Bond investors want growth much like equity investors, and to the extent that too much austerity leads to recession or stagnation then credit spreads widen out - even if a country can print its own currency and write its own cheques.
  • Vikram Seth
    Vikram Seth
    Indian novelist and poet 1952-
    Vikram Seth
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    Boredom provides a stronger inclination to write than anything.
  • Charles Peters
    Charles Peters
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    Bureaucrats write memoranda both because they appear to be busy when they are writing and because the memos, once written, immediately become proof that they were busy.
  • Augusten Burroughs
    Augusten Burroughs
    American writer 1965-
    Augusten Burroughs
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    But I can also write in crappy motel rooms, while standing in line, or sitting in the dentist's chair.
  • Adam Jones
    Adam Jones
    American musician 1965-
    Adam Jones
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    But if you want to be in a band and write music, then you should just be in a band and write music.
  • Anthony Doerr
    Anthony Doerr
    American author 1973-
    Anthony Doerr
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    But then of course you reach a point where you have to say, I've got to figure out how this book's going to end. Otherwise, you're going to write yourself into so many dead-ends.
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