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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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Every man's life is a fairy tale written by God's finger.
Life and Living
Hans Christian Anderson

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Biography should be written by an acute enemy.
Biography
Arthur James Balfour

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A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
Biography
Thomas Carlyle

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What a woman says to her avid lover should be written in wind and running water.
Promises
Catullus

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Life is filigree work. What is written clearly is not worth much, it's the transparency that counts.
Life and Living
Louis-Ferdinand Celine

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Most books today seemed to have been written overnight from books read the day before.
Books - Reading
Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort

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The great American novel has not only already been written, it has already been rejected.
Books - Reading
Frank Dane

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Custom, that unwritten law, By which the people keep even kings in awe.
Custom
Charles Davenport

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A classic is a book that doesn't have to be written again.
Books - Classics
Carl Van Doren

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A woman's best love letters are always written to the man she is betraying.
Letters
Lawrence Durrell

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The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice; their choice!
Decisions
Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Men over forty are no judges of a book written in a new spirit.
Critics and Criticism
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Out of Plato come all things that are still written and debated about among men of thought.
Philosophers and Philosophy
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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I never know what I think about something until I read what I've written on it.
Writers and Writing
William Faulkner

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If I had not existed, someone else would have written me, Hemingway, Dostoevski, all of us.
Writers and Writing
William Faulkner

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The future? Like unwritten books and unborn children, you don't talk about it.
The future
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

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Only those things are beautiful which are inspired by madness and written by reason.
Literature
Andre Gide

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Write how you want, the critic shall show the world you could have written better.
Critics and Criticism
Oliver Goldsmith

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A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.
Agreement
Samuel Goldwyn

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A scholar is like a book written in a dead language. It is not every one that can read in it.
Scholars and Scholarship
William Hazlitt

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There are names written in her immortal scroll at which Fame blushes!
Fame
William Hazlitt

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A book might be written on the injustice of the just.
Books - Reading
Anthony Hope

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No poems can please for long or live that are written by water-drinkers.
Poetry and Poets
Horace

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No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water.
Poetry and Poets
Horace

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