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Writers, especially when they act in a body and with one direction, have great influence on the public mind. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

And force them, though it was in spite Of Nature and their stars, to write. (Quote by - Samuel Butler 1)

The book that he has made renders its author this service in return, that so long as the book survives, its author remains immortal and cannot die. (Quote by - Richard Aungervyle)

Write to the mind and heart, and let the ear Glean after what it can. (Quote by - Philip James Bailey)

Indeed, unless a man can link his written thoughts with the everlasting wants of men, so that they shall draw more from them as wells, there is no more immortality to the thoughts and feelings of the soul than to the muscles and bones. (Quote by - Henry Ward Beecher)

The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron, and with the point of a diamond: it is graven upon the table of their heart, and upon the horns of your altars; Whilst their children remember their altars and their groves by the green trees upon the high hills. (Quote by - Bible)

But every fool describes, in these bright days, His wondrous journey to some foreign court, And spawns his quarto, and demands your praise,-- Death to his publisher, to him 'tis sport. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

There is probably no hell for authors in the next world--they suffer so much from critics and publishers in this. (Quote by - Christian Nestell Bovee)

He who writes prose builds his temple to Fame in rubble; he who writes verses builds it in granite. - Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, first Baron Lytton, (Quote by - Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton)

As so I penned It down, until at last it came to be, For length and breadth, the bigness which you see. (Quote by - John Bunyan)

No author ever drew a character, consistent to human nature, but what he was forced to ascribe to it many inconsistencies. (Quote by - Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton)

But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling, like dew, upon a thought produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions think. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

And hold up to the sun my little taper. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

The circumstance which gives authors an advantage above all these great masters, is this, that they can multiply their originals; or rather, can make copies of their works, to what number they please, which shall be as valuable as the originals themselves. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)


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