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Writers should be read but not seen. Rarely are they a winsome sight.
– Edna Ferber
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Writers should be read, but neither seen nor heard.
– Daphne du Maurier
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Writers who have not taken a year of PhD coursework in a decent economics department (and passed their PhD qualifying exams), cannot meaningfully advance the discussion on economic policy.
– Karthik Athreya
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Writing a book just might be the hardest thing I've ever done, besides trying to get laid in college.
– Howard Stern
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Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up.
– Ernest Hemingway
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Writing blooms flowers for mind, which last forever.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Writing books is the closest men ever come to childbearing.
– Norman Mailer
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Writing comes from the fear of failure not from the joy of winning.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea.
– John Updike
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Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does, or music. If you are born knowing them, fine. If not, learn them. Then rearrange the rules to suit yourself.
– Truman Capote
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Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins commited in previous lives.
– James Joyce
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Writing is a disease of the mind, which is expressed through a pen.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Writing is a great way of talking with an endless audience for never-ending time.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.
– E.L. Doctorow
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Writing is a solitary occupation. Family, friends, and society are the natural enemies of the writer. He must be alone, uninterrupted, and slightly savage if he is to sustain and complete an undertaking.
– Jessamyn West
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Writing is an abstract art of drawing pictures of the conscious and subconscious mind with words.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Writing is an incurable psychological disease which only gets worse with writing.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Writing is easy. All you do is stare at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.
– Gene Fowler
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Writing is hard work and bad for the health.
– E. B. White
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Writing is like getting married. One should never commit oneself until one is amazed at one's luck.
– Iris Murdoch
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Writing is more than anything a compulsion, like some people wash their hands thirty times a day for fear of awful consequences if they do not. It pays a whole lot better than this type of compulsion, but it is no more heroic.
– Julie Burchill
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Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards.
– Robert A. Heinlein
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Writing is the dancing of the mind on a stage called paper.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Writing is the dancing of words, sometimes it is beautiful and meaningful, sometimes it is not.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.
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Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money.
– Jules Renard
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