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  • John Philip Sousa
    John Philip Sousa
    American composer and conductor 1854-1932
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    I can almost always write music; at any hour of the twenty-four, if I put pencil to paper, music comes.
  • Anne Tyler
    Anne Tyler
    American novelist and short story writer 1941-
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    I can never tell ahead of time which book will give me trouble - some balk every step of the way, others seem to write themselves - but certainly the mechanics of writing, finding the time and the psychic space, are easier now that my children are grown.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    I can write about prayer, you can read about prayer...but sooner or later you have to fall to your knees and just plain pray. Then, and only then, will you begin to operate in the vein of God's miracle-working ways.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • A. J. Liebling
    A. J. Liebling
    American journalist 1904-1963
    A. J. Liebling
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    I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better.
  • Ann Patchett
    Ann Patchett
    American author 1963-
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    I can write for any magazine now, in any voice. I can do it in two hours, I could do it in my sleep, it's like writing a grocery list.
  • Toni Morrison
    Toni Morrison
    American novelist, essayist, editor 1931-
    Toni Morrison
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    I can't explain inspiration. A writer is either compelled to write or not. And if I waited for inspiration I wouldn't really be a writer.
  • Fred Allen
    Fred Allen
    American comedian 1894-1956
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    I can't understand why a person will take a year to write a novel when he can easily buy one for a few dollars.
  • H. P. Lovecraft
    H. P. Lovecraft
    American writer 1890-1937
    H. P. Lovecraft
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    I could not write about 'ordinary people' because I am not in the least interested in them.
  • Alanis Morissette
    Alanis Morissette
    Canadian-American singer, songwriter and actress 1974-
    Alanis Morissette
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    I could write six songs in one day with everything that's going on.
  • Ben Gibbard
    Ben Gibbard
    American singer, songwriter and guitarist 1976-
    Ben Gibbard
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    I decided a handful of years ago that I just want to write songs that you can understand as soon as you put the record on. There's no need to veil what's happening in the song the way I used to.
    My goal as a songwriter now is to simply write some memorable turns of phrase.
    Source: The Meaning Of Life
  • Anne McCaffrey
    Anne McCaffrey
    American-Irish writer 1926-2011
    Anne McCaffrey
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    I did not have a chance to write novels until my youngest child started school fulltime.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
    Salman Rushdie
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    I didn't become a writer to write about me.
  • Anne Tyler
    Anne Tyler
    American novelist and short story writer 1941-
    Anne Tyler
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    I didn't really choose to write; I more or less fell into it.
  • Bruce Sterling
    Bruce Sterling
    American science fiction author 1954-
    Bruce Sterling
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    I do have two data identities. I have my name, Bruce Sterling, which is my public name under which I write novels. I also have my other name, which is my legal name under which I own property and vote.
  • Anne Rice
    Anne Rice
    American author of gothic fiction 1941-
    Anne Rice
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    I do want to go another way - to write something completely different.
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