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Writing Quotes by Famous People
I was sorry to have my name mentioned as
one of the great authors, because they have
a sad habit of dying off. Chaucer is dead,
Spencer is dead, so is Milton, so is Shakespeare,
and Im not feeling so well myself.
Twain - Death
I was at the end of my tether when my first
book was published. For eight years I didn't
make a penny, I worked so hard, didn't drink,
didn't enjoy life.
Pamuk - Work
I work seven days a week, from 9 in the
morning till 8 at night. I have the titles
of the next eight novels I want to write.
I feel myself pitiable, degraded on a day
that I don't write.
Pamuk - Work
I don't claim anything of the work. It is
his work. I am like a little pencil in his
hand. That is all. He does the thinking.
He does the writing. The pencil has nothing
to do with it.
Teresa - Work
How vain it is to sit down to write when
you have not stood up to live.
David Thoreau - Life
I can focus on writing, or I can get lost
in wonderfully fun but endless conversations
and produce nothing new at all. I count
on those people who enjoy my work to understand
Wilber - Focus
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