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A memorandum is not written to inform the reader, but to protect the writer.
Management
Dean Acheson

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After being Turned Down by numerous Publishers, he had decided to write for Posterity.
Posterity
George Ade

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It is rarely that you see an American writer who is not hopelessly sane.
Writers and Writing
Margaret Anderson

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Fame often makes a writer vain, but seldom makes him proud.
Fame
W. H. Auden

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A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit.
Writers and Writing
Richard Bach

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Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books.
Literature
Gaston Bachelard

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We are much beholden to Machiavel and others, that write what men do, and not what they ought to do.
Philosophers and Philosophy
Francis Bacon

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Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.
Present
Francis Bacon

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Writers like teeth are divided into incisors and grinders.
Writers and Writing
Walter Bagehot

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The responsibility of a writer is to excavate the experience of the people who produced him.
Writers and Writing
James Baldwin

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The life of every person is like a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another.
Life and Living
Sir James M. Barrie

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The world may be full of fourth-rate writers but it's also full of fourth-rate readers.
Books - Reading
Stan Barstow

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No language is rude that can boast polite writers.
Language
Aubrey Beardsley

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Beethoven can write music, thank God, but he can do nothing else on earth.
Music
Ludwig Van Beethoven

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All a writer has to do to get a woman is to say he's a writer. It's an aphrodisiac.
Writers and Writing
Saul Bellow

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The biggest obstacle to professional writing is the necessity for changing a typewriter ribbon.
Writers and Writing
Robert Benchley

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The free-lance writer is a man who is paid per piece or per word or perhaps.
Writers and Writing
Robert Benchley

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Why do writers write? Because it isn't there.
Writers and Writing
Thomas Berger

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The main thing is to make history, not to write it.
History and Historians
Otto Von Bismarck

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He who cannot limit himself will never know how to write.
Writers and Writing
Nicholas Boileau

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No one who cannot limit himself has ever been able to write.
Writers and Writing
Nicholas Boileau

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If you can't write your message in a sentence, you can't say it in an hour.
Speakers and Speaking
Dianna Booher

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Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.
Genius
Christian Nevell Bovee

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For your born writer, nothing is so healing as the realization that he has come upon the right word.
Writers and Writing
Catherine Drinker Bowen

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Great writers are the saints for the godless.
Writers and Writing
Anita Brookner

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