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American writer and populist
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.
American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
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.
American poet and author 1920-1994
Everybody has to write out of rage sometimes.
American psychologist 1946-
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.
American First Lady 1925-
Everything I worry about would be better if more people could read, write and comprehend.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
Find enough clever things to say, and you're a Prime Minister; write them down and you're a Shakespeare.
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.
American author of gothic fiction 1941-
First-person narrators is the way I know how to write a book with the greatest power and chance of artistic success.
For a writer, life is always too short to write. I will just try my best during what remains of my life.
German philosopher 1788-1860
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.
American country music singer, songwriter 1985-
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.
American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
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
American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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.
American author 1902-1968
Give a critic an inch, he'll write a play.
English art critic 1819-1900
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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