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  • Carolyn Chute
    Carolyn Chute
    American writer and populist
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    Every time I think I know what's right and wrong, I end up being wrong. All I want to do is explore. I want to see what people would do. I say, 'What would this person do in this situation?' and I write it down. I'm not writing manifestos of my political views.
  • Barbara Kingsolver
    Barbara Kingsolver
    American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
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    Every time I write a new novel about something sombre and sobering and terrible I think, 'oh Lord, they're not going to want to go here'. But they do. Readers of fiction read, I think, for a deeper embrace of the world, of reality. And that's brave.
  • Amy Clampitt
    Amy Clampitt
    American poet and author 1920-1994
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    Everybody has to write out of rage sometimes.
  • Barry Schwartz
    Barry Schwartz
    American psychologist 1946-
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    Everybody makes money for a living, but most of us actually do something that has a point, in addition to just making money. We examine and treat patients, we teach students, we draw up contracts and wills, we write for newspapers, magazines, and web sites, we clean floors, or we serve meals.
  • Barbara Bush
    Barbara Bush
    American First Lady 1925-
    Barbara Bush
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    Everything I worry about would be better if more people could read, write and comprehend.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Find enough clever things to say, and you're a Prime Minister; write them down and you're a Shakespeare.
  • Fitzhugh Dodson
    Fitzhugh Dodson
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    First you write down your goal; your second job is to break down your goal into a series of steps, beginning with steps which are absurdly easy.
  • Anne Rice
    Anne Rice
    American author of gothic fiction 1941-
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    First-person narrators is the way I know how to write a book with the greatest power and chance of artistic success.
  • Cao Yu
    Cao Yu
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    For a writer, life is always too short to write. I will just try my best during what remains of my life.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite fault, to speak as he writes; for this gives a pedantic effect to what he says, and at the same time makes him hardly intelligible.
  • Brantley Gilbert
    Brantley Gilbert
    American country music singer, songwriter 1985-
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    For me, I write some songs that are really important to me, and I've got some feedback where some of them help folks and inspire people.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
    American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
    Audre Lorde
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    For those of us who write, it is necessary to scrutinize not only the truth of what we speak, but the truth of that language by which we speak it.
    Source: Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches (2012) 43
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
    Buffalo Bill
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    Frontiersmen good and bad, gunmen as well as inspired prophets of the future, have been my camp companions. Thus, I know the country of which I am about to write as few men now living have known it.
  • John Steinbeck
    John Steinbeck
    American author 1902-1968
    John Steinbeck
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    Give a critic an inch, he'll write a play.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
    John Ruskin
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    Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.
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