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"An editor is someone who separates the wheat from the chaff and then prints the chaff." Adlai Stevenson 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"It's a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word." Andrew Jackson 4.181818181818182 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"When I'm writing, I know I'm doing the thing I was born to do." Anne Sexton 3 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing." Benjamin Franklin 4.642857142857143 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Never pick a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel." Bill Clinton 3.8095238095238093 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"I made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it short." Blaise Pascal 4.75 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"It is in their 'good' characters that novelists make, unawares, the most shocking self-revelations." C.S. Lewis 4.714285714285714 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Don't say it was 'delightful'; make us say 'delightful' when we've read the description. You see, all those words (horrifying, wonderful, hideous, exquisite) are only like saying to your readers 'Please, will you do the job for me?'" C.S. Lewis 4.714285714285714 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say 'infinitely' when you mean 'very'; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite." C.S. Lewis 4.75 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it." C.S. Lewis 4.769230769230769 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Many books require no thought from those who read them, and for a very simple reason; they made no such demand upon those who wrote them." Charles Caleb Colton 3.6666666666666665 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Don't you wish you had a job like mine? All you have to do is think up a certain number of words! Plus, you can repeat words! And they don't even have to be true!" Dave Barry 4.142857142857143 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force." Dorothy Parker 4.9411764705882355 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"I don't care what is written about me, so long as it isn't true." Dorothy Parker 3.8 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Advice to young writers who want to get ahead without annoying delays: donít write about Man, write about 'a' man." E.B. White 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"There are events which are so great that if a writer has participated in them his obligation is to write truly rather than assume the presumption of altering them with invention." Ernest Hemingway 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way." Ernest Hemingway 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Writing, at its best, is a lonely life. Organizations for writers palliate the writer's loneliness, but I doubt if they improve his writing. He grows in public stature as he sheds his loneliness and often his work deteriorates. For he does his work alone and if he is a good enough writer he must face eternity, or the lack of it, each day." Ernest Hemingway 4.857142857142857 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The writerís job is not to judge, but to seek to understand." Ernest Hemingway 4 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Special-interest publications should realize that if they are attracting enough advertising and readers to make a profit, the interest is not so special." Fran Lebowitz 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote


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