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Writing is a disease of the mind, which is expressed through a pen.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Writing is a great way of talking with an endless audience for never-ending time.
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Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.
– E.L. DoctorowRate it:
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.
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Writing is an abstract art of drawing pictures of the conscious and subconscious mind with words.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Writing is an incurable psychological disease which only gets worse with writing.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Writing is easy. All you do is stare at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.
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Writing is hard work and bad for the health.
– E. B. WhiteRate it:
Writing is like getting married. One should never commit oneself until one is amazed at one's luck.
– Iris MurdochRate it:
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 BurchillRate it:
Writing is my first and last love. I can survive without her, but not in the absence of writing.
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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. HeinleinRate it:
Writing is nothing more than a guided dream.
– Jorge Luis BorgesRate it:
Writing is one of the few professions in which you can psychoanalyse yourself, get rid of hostilities and frustrations in public, and get paid for it.
– Octavia E. ButlerRate it:
Writing is perhaps the best way of de-stressing, but if done with an adulteration of the feelings and/or with an expectation of an appreciation then it only and eventually leads to frustration.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
Writing is probably the only form of art, through which you can express, which you would otherwise wouldn't dare to say in person....
– Ramana PemmarajuRate it:
Writing is the dancing of the mind on a stage called paper.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Writing is the dancing of words, sometimes it is beautiful and meaningful, sometimes it is not.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Writing is the most unselfish act one can do.
– Brandon Garic NotchRate it:
Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money.
– Jules RenardRate it:
Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don't feel I should be doing something else.
– Gloria SteinemRate it:
Writing only leads to more writing.
– Sidonie Gabrielle ColetteRate it:
Writing ought either to be the manufacture of stories for which there is a market demand -- a business as safe and commendable as making soap or breakfast foods -- or it should be an art, which is always a search for something for which there is no market demand, something new and untried, where the values are intrinsic and have nothing to do with standardized values.
– Willa Sibert CatherRate it:
Writing prejudicial, off-putting reviews is a precise exercise in applied black magic. The reviewer can draw free-floating disagreeable associations to a book by implying that the book is completely unimportant without saying exactly why, and carefully avoiding any clear images that could capture the reader's full attention.
– William S. BurroughsRate it:

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