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He was so good at everything he did. You can't call Ronnie Barker a comedian. He was an actor, and a great writer. (Quote by - Bruce Forsyth)

This was the first one I played because the riff in the verse really got me going. I must have been about eight years old at the time. (Quote by - Danny O'donoghue)

Every writer hopes or boldly assumes that his life is in some sense exemplary, that the particular will turn out to be universal. (Quote by - Martin Amis)

A writer is a person for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people (Quote by - Thomas Mann)

Only another writer, someone who had worked his heart out on a good book which sold three thousand copies, could appreciate the thrill that overcame me one April morning in 1973 when Dean Rivers of our small college in Georgia appeared at my classroom door (Quote by - James Michener)

Every reader finds himself. The writer's work is merely a kind of optical instrument that makes it possible for the reader to discern what, without this book, he would perhaps never have seen in himself. (Quote by - Marcel Proust)

Most of the basic material a writer works with is acquired before the age of fifteen. (Quote by - Willa Cather)

A prose writer gets tired of writing prose, and wants to be a poet. So he begins every line with a capital letter, and keeps on writing prose. (Quote by - Samuel Crothers)

I only sound intelligent when there's a good script writer around. (Quote by - Christian Bale)

A good writer is basically a story teller, not a scholar or a redeemer of mankind. (Quote by - Isaac Singer)

No good writer was ever long neglected; no great man overlooked by men equally great. Impatience is a proof of inferior strength, and a destroyer of what little there may be (Quote by - Walter Landor)

The writer is either a practicing recluse or a delinquent, guilt-ridden one; or both. Usually both. (Quote by - Susan Sontag)

The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that I would never be fit for real work, and that writing didn't require any. (Quote by - Russell Baker)

A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we callwhat he writes fiction. (Quote by - William Faulkner)

Anyone can write one book: for instance even politicians do it! Starting a second book reveals an intention to be a professional writer. (Quote by - Len Deighton)

Neither man nor God is going to tell me what to write. (Quote by - James T. Farrell)

To write beautifully, is to inscribe thoughts on paper in a flowing, imaginative way. With aspirations to intrigue and inform; its truly an art on paper, filled with emotion and thought in a smooth aesthetically brilliant way... (Quote by - Paul Acquasanta)

A word is not the same with one writer as with another. One tears it from his guts. The other pulls it out of his overcoat pocket. (Quote by - Charles Peguy)

Your manuscript is both good and original, but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Any writer worth his salt knows that only a small proportion of literature does nore than partly compensate people for the damage they have suffered in learning to read. (Quote by - Rebecca West)

Some critics will write 'Maya Angelou is a natural writer' - which is right after being a natural heart surgeon. (Quote by - Maya Angelou)

A writer is someone who can make a riddle out of an answer (Quote by - Karl Kraus)

The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say. (Quote by - Anais Nin)

A great writer creates a world of his own and his readers are proud to live in it. A lesser writer may entice them in for a moment, but soon he will watch them filing out. (Quote by - Cyril Connolly)

Writers seldom write the things they think. They simply write the things they think other folks think they think. (Quote by - Elbert Hubbard)


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