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  • Colin Wilson
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    A symphony is a stage play with the parts written for instruments instead of for actors.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Books must be read as deliberately and reservedly as they were written.
  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
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    Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of the character, though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Good novels are not written by orthodoxy-sniffers, nor by people who are conscience-stricken about their own orthodoxy. Good novels are written by people who are not frightened.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    If a man could say nothing against a character but what he can prove, history could not be written.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    Let reverence for the laws be breathed by every American mother to the lisping babe that prattles on her lap. Let it be taught in schools, in seminaries, and in colleges. Let it be written in primers, spelling books, and in almanacs. Let it be preached from the pulpit, proclaimed in legislative halls, and enforced in the courts of justice. And, in short, let it become the political religion of the nation.
  • Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    French novelist, pamphleteer and physician 1894-1961
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    Life is filigree work. What is written clearly is not worth much, it's the transparency that counts.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    Nothing written for pay is worth printing. Only what has been written against the market.
  • L'Chiam
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    Our great men have written words of wisdom to be used when hardship must be faced. Life obliges us with hardship so the words of wisdom shouldn't go to waste.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    Some racists still reject the plain testimony written in the DNA that all the races are not only human but nearly indistinguishable.
    Source: Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark (2011) 467
  • Omar Khayyam
    Omar Khayyam
    Persian astronoom, poet 1048-1131
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    The moving finger writes, and having written moves on. Nor all thy piety nor all thy wit, can cancel half a line of it.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.
  • Bel Powley
    Bel Powley
    English actress 1992-
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    'Diary of a Teenage Girl' was my first American movie. It was my first movie in an American accent. It's based on a graphic novel, which was written in 2002 by someone called Phoebe Gloeckner. It was turned into a play by Marielle Heller, who then wrote it as a screenplay for Sundance Labs.
  • Bill Murray
    Bill Murray
    American actor, comedian, and writer 1950-
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    'Groundhog Day' was one of the greatest scripts ever written. It didn't even get nominated for an Academy Award.
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
    American entrepreneur, and author
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    'Sunspring,' the first known screenplay written by an AI, was produced recently. It is awesome. Awesomely awful. But it's worth watching all ten minutes of it to get a taste of the gap between a great screenplay and something an AI can currently produce.
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