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Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
Age and Aging
Francis Bacon

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Though by whim, envy, or resentment led, they damn those authors whom they never read.
Critics and Criticism
Charles Churchill

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Let authors write for glory and reward. The truth is well paid when she is sung and heard.
Writers and Writing
James J. Corbett

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He invades authors like a monarch; and what would be theft in other poets is only victory in him.
Plagiarism
John Dryden

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The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
Glory
Samuel Johnson

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Most authors steal their works, or buy.
Writers and Writing
Alexander Pope

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I consider that women who are authors, lawyers, and politicians are monsters.
Men and Women
Pierre Auguste Renoir

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Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one.
Writers and Writing
Salman Rushdie

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The trade of authorship is a violent, and indestructible obsession.
Writers and Writing
George Sand

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We are the products of editing, rather than of authorship.
Evolution
George Wald

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