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What we have to do, what at any rate it is our duty to do, is to revive the old art of lying.

I start drawing and eventually the characters involve themselves in a situation. Then in the end I go back and try to cut out most of the preachments.

I'm clearly most well known for my music. Eventually ultimately I'll be writing books. I'm still writing articles now. I just consider myself a writer.

I had this dream to become a writer since I was a teenager.

Writing a book is an adventure. To begin with it is a toy and an amusement, then it becomes a mistress and then it becomes a master and then a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster and fling him out to the public.

We don't have to think up a title till we get the doggone book written.

Biographies are but the clothes and buttons of the man. The biography of the man himself cannot be written.

And the idea of just wandering off to a cafe with a notebook and writing and seeing where that takes me for awhile is just bliss.

I think it was very impertinent of him to write to you at all, and very hypocritical. I hate such false friends. Why could not he keep on quarrelling with you as his father did before him?

Mr. Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty.

How can you contrive to write so even?

I think I did pretty well considering I started out with nothing but a bunch of blank paper.

One of Edward's Mistresses was Jane Shore who has had a play written about her, but it is a tragedy and therefore not worth reading.

At some point I would like to write a book and other things but I work best when there is some sort of deadline in my own mind, but not when fifty people or fifty million people are breathing down the back of my neck.

Alanis Morissette

Swedenborg is the Angel sitting at the tomb: his writings are the linen clothes folded up.

As a playwright you can cover a lot of waterfront without being able to hold your own against an expert in any of those areas. I have no illusions about that.

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