Quotes by writing
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Russian writer 1890-1960
As far as modern writing is concerned, it is rarely rewarding to translate it, although it might be easy. Translation is very much like copying paintings.
Catharine Esther Beecher
American educator 1800-1878
As if reasoning were any kind of writing or talking which tends to convince people that some doctrine or measure is true and right.
American author 1963-
As much fun as it is to read a book, writing a book is one level deeper than that.
English writer, broadcaster and critic
As somebody who's been writing about this subject for getting on twenty years now, it's astonishing how the climate has changed in the last five years.
British author of historical novels 1944-
At risk of sounding foully pompous I think that writers' groups are probably very useful at the beginning of a writing career.
Beauty can't amuse you, but brainwork - reading, writing, thinking - can.
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.
English novelist, short story writer 1930-2009
But I wouldn't recommend writing. You can be a successful writer and never meet another soul. I'm not sure that's a good thing.
American singer-songwriter 1949-
But then I go through long periods where I don't listen to things, usually when I'm working. In between the records and in between the writing I suck up books and music and movies and anything I can find.
English singer and songwriter 1945-
But when I started writing songs, I stopped painting completely, and the only art things I do are connected to the career, like album sleeves and, to some extent, posters and things like that.
American jazz vocalist 1950-
But, if there's any aspect of my career that needs attention, it's writing.
American playwright and fiction writer 1908-1985
By the time I was at college, I became very alert to the question of racial discrimination, and I remember one of my first writing attempts had to do with a lynching.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
By the time you have perfected any style of writing, you have always outgrown it.
American author 1954-
By writing I can live in ways that I could not survive.
American writer, editor, literary critic, and teacher 1922-2005
Clutter is the disease of American writing. We are a society strangling in unnecessary words, circular constructions, pompous frills and meaningless jargon.
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