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A writer is unfair to himself when he is unable to be hard on himself.
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Marianne Moore

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Editing is the same as quarreling with writers -- same thing exactly.
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Harold Wallace Ross

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I suppose some editors are failed writers; but so are most writers.
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T. S. Eliot

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If they have a popular thought they have to go into a darkened room and lie down until it passes.
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Kelvin Mackenzie

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In art economy is always beauty.
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Henry James

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Rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm.
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Joseph Addison

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The waste basket is a writer's best friend.
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Isaac Bashevis Singer

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There is but one art, to omit.
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Robert Louis Stevenson

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What I have crossed out I didn't like. What I haven't crossed out I'm dissatisfied with.
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Cecil B. De Mille

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When in doubt, delete it.
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Philip Cosby

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun