Tony Bennett - Hair is also a problem. I remember once, when I was reporting from Beirut at the height of the civil war, someone wrote in to the BBC complaining about my appearance.
[ Also Appearance Bbc Beirut Civil Complaining Hair Height Once Problem Remember Reporting Someone War Wrote]
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Ezra Taft Benson - I wrote in the book very specifically what I wanted to write about, period, and left it at.
[ Book Left Period Specifically Very Wanted Write Wrote]
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Henry Bergh - I got about 6037 songs I wrote myself and I'm trying to get them on the market and I just wish people could hear them and stuff but they'll do pretty good.
[ Could Get Good Got Hear Just Market Myself Pretty Songs Stuff Them Trying Wish Wrote]
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Milton Bradley - I was five years old when I wrote my first song. It was out of longing for my father that I wrote it.
[ Father First Five Longing Old Out Song Wrote Years]
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James Brady - The fate of the singers who, like my songs, went up in flame was also the fate of the books which I later wrote. All of them went up in flame to Heaven in a fire which broke out one night at my home in Bad Homburg as I lay ill in a hospital.
[ Also Bad Books Broke Fate Fire Flame Heaven Home Hospital Ill Later Lay Night Out Singers Songs Them Up Went Which Wrote]
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Jonathan Brandis - But John Landis wrote a good relationship which is really what the film's about. A very straightforward young woman who's very sure of herself and she meets a young man who needs some taking care of.
[ Care Film Good Herself John Landis Man Meets Needs Really Relationship She Some Straightforward Sure Taking Very Which Woman Wrote Young]
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Nicholas Breton - They had always told me that I wrote like a man.
[ Always Had Man Told Wrote]
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Georges Courteline - I sang and wrote songs when I was 12 years old.
[ Old Sang Songs Wrote Years]
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Tench Coxe - I said, other people can write songs, let's see if I can. So the first 400 or 500 wound up on the floor somewhere. Then I wrote one called Melissa.
[ Called First Floor Melissa Other Said See Somewhere Songs Then Up Wound Write Wrote]
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Eileen Davidson - I didn't write this song. Someone was talking in a room. I just wrote down everything they said.
[ Down Everything Just Room Said Someone Song Talking Write Wrote]
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Adam Duritz - I have written a few children's books. The first book that I wrote was for children. It was called "The Package", and it was a mystery story in pictures. It had no words.
[ Book Books Called Children Few First Had Mystery Package Pictures Story Words Written Wrote]
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Larry Elder - I wrote the first book, Harvest of Stars, and as I was writing it, I saw that certain implications had barely been touched on... It's perfectly obvious that two completely revolutionary things are going on, with cybernetics, and biological science.
[ Barely Been Biological Book Certain Completely First Going Had Harvest Implications Obvious Perfectly Revolutionary Saw Science Stars Things Touched Two Writing Wrote]
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Alain-Fournier - At the time I wrote Xone I had never been on the Internet.
[ Been Had Internet Never Time Wrote]
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John Freeman - When my mother left her second husband, she wrote her autobiography and presented it to him for his approval.
[ Approval Autobiography Her Him His Husband Left Mother Presented Second She Wrote]
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Hubert de Givenchy - I wrote a million words in the first year, and I could never have done that outside of prison.
[ Could Done First Million Never Outside Prison Words Wrote Year]
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Jahangir Khan - Mozart often wrote to his family that certain variations or sections of pieces were so successful that they had to be encored immediately, even without waiting for the entire piece to end.
[ Certain End Entire Even Family Had His Immediately Mozart Often Piece Pieces Sections Successful Variations Waiting Were Without Wrote]
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Herb Kohl - Well, I actually wrote her a letter a couple of days ago congratulating her. The tone I tried to convey in the letter is, look, you are a part of a great American historical process.
[ Actually Ago American Convey Couple Days Great Her Historical Letter Look Part Process Tone Tried Well Wrote]
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Arthur Levitt - I was on Murder She Wrote with Angela Lansbury. She was fantastic... she was lovely to everyone, she was always on time, prepared.
[ Always Angela Everyone Fantastic Lovely Murder Prepared She Time Wrote]
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John Marshall - I produced and directed a movie a couple years ago that won some awards that Samuel Goldwyn released called 'The Last Good Time'. I wrote, produced and directed it, but I wasn't in it.
[ Ago Awards Called Couple Directed Good Last Movie Produced Released Samuel Some Time Won Wrote Years]
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Russell M. Nelson - We just wrote songs that seemed good to us. We wrote the album in like two weeks. We could have had more time, but we accomplished what we needed to in the two weeks.
[ Accomplished Album Could Good Had Just More Needed Seemed Songs Time Two Us Weeks Wrote]
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Sharon Osbourne - I know not, sir, whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare, but if he did not, it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life.
[ Bacon Did His Know Life Missed Opportunity Seems Shakespeare Sir Whether Works Wrote]
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Charles W. Pickering - The songs of Bizet are by a French peer of Rossini. When Rossini stopped composing, he was living in Paris. He also wrote some beautiful songs in French.
[ Also Beautiful Composing French Living Paris Peer Some Songs Stopped Wrote]
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John A. Simone, Sr. - For example, after developing a sound similar to an elephant trumpeting, I wrote the song Elephant Talk which gave my elephant sound an appropriate place to live.
[ After Appropriate Developing Elephant Example Gave Live Place Similar Song Sound Talk Which Wrote]
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Jeff Smith - Growing up in Memphis and listening to all kinds of music and dreaming... So that was one of the first times I wrote a complete song and set it to music and the whole bit. From then on, I was busy with it.
[ Bit Busy Complete Dreaming First Growing Kinds Listening Memphis Music Set Song Then Times Up Whole Wrote]
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Kim Smith - The first song that I wrote was when I was with The Del Rios. I was like 14 years old but I was always putting my thoughts down on paper even before then because it was like an escape - a way of unleashing all the stuff.
[ Always Because Before Del Down Escape Even First Old Paper Putting Song Stuff Then Thoughts Way Wrote Years]
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Richard Steele - I write from my imagination, not from what I've read in books or seen on TV or to make money. I wrote from an idea I was passionate about.
[ Books Idea Imagination Make Money Passionate Read Seen Tv Write Wrote]
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Vinny Testaverde - I wrote a script. I actually enjoyed writing it more than acting. It's about the Irish rebellion of 1920, which is a fascinating period and place for me.
[ Acting Actually Enjoyed Fascinating Irish More Period Place Rebellion Script Than Which Writing Wrote]
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Merle Travis - I think what I and most other sociologists of religion wrote in the 1960s about secularization was a mistake. Our underlying argument was that secularization and modernity go hand in hand. With more modernization comes more secularization.
[ Argument Comes Go Hand Mistake Modernity Modernization More Most Other Our Religion Sociologists Think Underlying Wrote]
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Chuck Yeager - This book that I just wrote is going to be coming out very soon to Australia.
[ Australia Book Coming Going Just Out Soon Very Wrote]
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- I wrote music as soon as I knew notation.
[ Knew Music Notation Soon Wrote]
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- When I was a kid, I wrote music - from the age of 11 until the age of 18.
[ Age Kid Music Until Wrote]
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- I've been campaigning like anything for restoring these changes. For 27 years. I wrote a book about it, well, a portion of the book was devoted to these scenes and why they should have been in the movie.
[ Anything Been Book Campaigning Changes Devoted Movie Portion Restoring Scenes Should These Well Why Wrote Years]
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- When Ronald Reagan was elected I was on a bus traveling with a band in France. I wrote a little arrangement of The Star Spangled Banner in a minor key.
[ Arrangement Band Banner Bus Elected France Key Little Minor Reagan Ronald Spangled Star Traveling Wrote]
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- If all I ever wrote about was inner city freaks, I think it would be dishonest.
[ City Dishonest Ever Freaks Inner Think Would Wrote]
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- I was terrible at straight items. When I wrote obituaries, my mother said the only thing I ever got them to do was die in alphabetical order.
[ Alphabetical Die Ever Got Items Mother Obituaries Only Order Said Straight Terrible Them Thing Wrote]
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- The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down.
[ Actually Down Happened History Only Past Someone Wrote]
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- I simply went down there to catch up with an old mate of mine, who owns the place. He's the one who wrote the book on the place, but no, no movie, just a beer.
[ Beer Book Catch Down Just Mate Mine Movie Old Owns Place Simply Up Went Wrote]
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- I bought a selection of short, romantic fiction novels, studied them, decided that I had found a formula and then wrote a book that I figured was the perfect story. Thank goodness it was rejected.
[ Book Bought Decided Fiction Figured Formula Found Goodness Had Novels Perfect Rejected Romantic Selection Short Story Studied Thank Them Then Wrote]
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- I wrote the song For A Dancer for a friend of mine who died in a fire. He was in the sauna in a house that burned down, so he had no idea anything was going on. It was very sad.
[ Anything Burned Dancer Died Down Fire Friend Going Had House Idea Mine Sad Song Very Wrote]
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- The idea that I wrote something that stood for the way I feel about things, and that it lasts, that's probably my favorite thing that I've done.
[ Done Favorite Feel Idea Lasts Probably Something Stood Thing Things Way Wrote]
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- I didn't write any music at all, and then, I remember Jon Anderson being very insistent saying that there were two kinds of musicians: the ones who wrote music and the ones who didn't.
[ Anderson Any Being Insistent Jon Kinds Music Musicians Ones Remember Saying Then Two Very Were Write Wrote]
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- Let blockheads read what blockheads wrote.
[ Read Wrote]
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- One of the people that wrote a forward to my book is Gerry Spence, whom I admire. Gerry is a friend of mine, and Gerry's perhaps the leading criminal defense attorney in the country.
[ Admire Attorney Book Country Criminal Defense Forward Friend Gerry Leading Mine Perhaps Whom Wrote]
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- I knew that if I wrote a new book every six months or every year, if I continued to read great books, eventually I would write something worthy of publication. I understood I might be in my forties or my fifties or even my sixties, but I felt confident that it would happen.
[ Book Books Confident Continued Even Eventually Every Felt Fifties Forties Great Happen Knew Might Months New Publication Read Six Sixties Something Understood Worthy Would Write Wrote Year]
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- I think probably the only thing that is around in these songs is that I was really lonely when I wrote a lot of them. But it was really by my own choosing because I was devoting myself to songwriting and dancing and I wasn't really going out and seeing people.
[ Around Because Choosing Dancing Devoting Going Lonely Lot Myself Only Out Own Probably Really Seeing Songs Songwriting Them These Thing Think Wrote]
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- Well, writing was what I wanted to do, it was always what I wanted to do. I had novels to write so I wrote them.
[ Always Had Novels Them Wanted Well Write Writing Wrote]
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- While Fledging is a different type of book, The Parable series serve as cautionary tales. I wrote the Parable books because of the direction of the country. You can call it save the world fiction, but it clearly doesn't save anything.
[ Anything Because Book Books Call Cautionary Clearly Country Different Direction Fiction Parable Save Series Serve Tales Type While World Wrote]
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- It is the Constitution of the United States that has been undermined, undercut, and is under attack. It is the American people's liberties that is in jeopardy. That is why I wrote 'Losing America.'
[ America American Attack Been Constitution Jeopardy Liberties Losing States Under Undercut Undermined United Why Wrote]
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- That's what George wrote! He wrote it. Why change it? There was this European company that I was speaking about awhile ago - course, didn't nobody know what Porgy was.
[ Ago Awhile Change Company Course European George Know Nobody Speaking Why Wrote]
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- You don't think it was because a white man wrote it, a black man wrote it, a green man wrote it. What - doesn't make a difference! Doesn't make a difference. I think he did a good job.
[ Because Black Did Difference Good Green Job Make Man Think White Wrote]
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- Read not Milton, for he is dry; nor Shakespeare, for he wrote of common life.
[ Common Dry Life Milton Nor Read Shakespeare Wrote]
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- I wrote five issues of that and got the sack. Actually, they paid me for eight, but they changed their minds about the direction and threw three issues out the window.
[ Actually Changed Direction Eight Five Got Issues Minds Out Paid Sack Their Three Threw Window Wrote]
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- And the irony is that they wrote better without access to my quotes.
[ Access Better Irony Quotes Without Wrote]
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- I don't think my wife likes me very much, when I had a heart attack she wrote for an ambulance.
[ Ambulance Attack Had Heart Likes Much She Think Very Wife Wrote]
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- I've known those pieces ever since I was about 16 or 17; I also at that time was taken to meet Charles Ives whom I got to know fairly well. He was the one who wrote a recommendation for me to get into college.
[ Also Charles College Ever Fairly Get Got Into Ives Know Known Meet Pieces Recommendation Since Taken Those Time Well Whom Wrote]
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- Right at the end of the war I wrote a piano sonata, which was written at a time when Sam Barber used to come down here and we used to have lunch together in a very nice old hotel that's now not there.
[ Barber Come Down End Here Hotel Lunch Nice Now Old Piano Right Sam Sonata Time Together Used Very War Which Written Wrote]
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- When I record somebody else's song, I have to make it my own or it doesn't feel right. I'll say to myself, I wrote this and he doesn't know it!
[ Else Feel Know Make Myself Own Record Right Say Somebody Song Wrote]
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- What's going to be hard for me is to try to divorce myself as much as possible from what I wrote. I'll have to approach it simply as raw material and try to craft a film script out of it.
[ Approach Craft Divorce Film Going Hard Material Much Myself Out Possible Raw Script Simply Try Wrote]
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- My musical heroes are people like Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie who wrote and sang real songs for real people; for everyone, old, young, and in between.
[ Between Everyone Guthrie Heroes Musical Old Pete Real Sang Songs Woody Wrote Young]
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- Then on to all the terrific american songwriters, from Tin Pan Alley to the Beatles, from Bob Dylan to Paul Simon. Whoever wrote and sang in the song form I have appreciated.
[ Alley American Appreciated Beatles Bob Dylan Form Pan Paul Sang Simon Song Songwriters Terrific Then Tin Whoever Wrote]
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- My older sister encouraged me from early on and bought me one of the first guitars I had. She listened to all of the crappy songs that I wrote when I was 8 years old and encouraged me to keep doing it.
[ Bought Crappy Doing Early Encouraged First Guitars Had Keep Listened Old Older She Sister Songs Wrote Years]
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- So, how to stay inside the world of entertainment without actually getting another job? I felt the only logical answer was to become a novelist. So I wrote the first book - driven by some very real feelings of desperation - and it worked.
[ Actually Another Answer Become Book Desperation Driven Entertainment Feelings Felt First Getting How Inside Job Logical Novelist Only Real Some Stay Very Without Worked World Wrote]
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- You promised to take care of me and not to turn your back on me. How is it possible that you never wrote to me even once and you never came back to see me? Do you think that it is fun for me to spend months, even years, without any news, without any hope!
[ Any Back Came Care Even Fun Hope How Months Never News Once Possible Promised See Spend Take Think Turn Without Wrote Years Your]
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- I wrote the book in my head when I was 6 years old.
[ Book Head Old Wrote Years]
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- I wrote things for the school's newspaper, and - like all teenagers - I dabbled in poetry.
[ Dabbled Newspaper Poetry School Teenagers Things Wrote]
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- And then I wrote my first autobiography when I - well, it was 23 years ago. And since then I've written about one book every two years.
[ Ago Autobiography Book Every First Since Then Two Well Written Wrote Years]
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- 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.
[ Books Demand Made Many Read Reason Require Simple Such Them Those Thought Upon Very Wrote]
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- My grandmother passed at 104. She sang and wrote songs until she passed.
[ Grandmother Passed Sang She Songs Until Wrote]
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- I wrote eight full-length adult novels in my twenties. None of them were published.
[ Adult Eight None Novels Published Them Twenties Were Wrote]
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- I wrote my earliest piece for The Sunday Times about being a young wife.
[ Being Earliest Piece Sunday Times Wife Wrote Young]
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- I wrote the script of Patton. I had this very bizarre opening where he stands up in front of an American flag and gives this speech. Ultimately, I was fired. When the script was done, they hired another writer and that script was forgotten.
[ American Another Bizarre Done Fired Flag Forgotten Front Gives Had Hired Opening Patton Script Speech Stands Ultimately Up Very Where Writer Wrote]
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- Then you start another book and suddenly the galley proofs of the last one come in and you have to wrench your attention away from what you're writing and try to remember what you were thinking when you wrote the previous one.
[ Another Attention Away Book Come Last Previous Proofs Remember Start Suddenly Then Thinking Try Were Wrench Writing Wrote Your]
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- So I think it was a good thing It was a little surreal watching Leo scream 'I'm not going to die today!' with our music playing - that was the last thing on my mind when I wrote the song.
[ Die Going Good Last Leo Little Mind Music Our Playing Scream Song Surreal Thing Think Today Watching Wrote]
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- The bands that wrote the big, heroic rock songs - I really wanted to make a record like that.
[ Bands Big Heroic Make Really Record Rock Songs Wanted Wrote]
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- Though my father was Norwegian, he always wrote his diaries in perfect English.
[ Always Diaries English Father His Norwegian Perfect Though Wrote]
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- My next project will be a Christian album, another one. I wrote the songs for the ones you're referring to, but I want to do some of my old gospel favorites. That's what my next album's going to be.
[ Album Another Christian Favorites Going Gospel Next Old Ones Project Referring Some Songs Want Will Wrote]
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- I suppose that one of the reasons I wrote "In Contempt" was because of the money. After the trial I came to realize that there were things that I needed to do if I was to protect myself and my family, so there were some selfish reasons for it.
[ After Because Came Contempt Family Money Myself Needed Protect Realize Reasons Selfish Some Suppose Things Trial Were Wrote]
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- When I wrote the song, I had the sea near Bombay in mind. We stayed at a hotel by the sea, and the fishermen come up at five in the morning and they were all chanting. And we went on the beach and we got chased by a mad dog - big as a donkey.
[ Beach Big Bombay Chanting Chased Come Dog Donkey Fishermen Five Got Had Hotel Mad Mind Morning Near Sea Song Stayed Up Went Were Wrote]
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- My Brilliant Career was beautifully directed, but I had a bit of trouble with myself in it. It was a silly script, based on a book this 16-year-old girl wrote.
[ Based Beautifully Bit Book Brilliant Career Directed Girl Had Myself Script Silly Trouble Wrote]
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- To-night I am going to take a party to the headquarters of the fire department, where I have a cinch on the captain, a very nice fellow, who is unusually grateful for something I wrote about him and his men. They are going to do the Still Alarm act for me.
[ Act Alarm Am Captain Department Fellow Fire Going Grateful Headquarters Him His Men Nice Party Something Still Take To-Night Unusually Very Where Wrote]
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- Writers are frequently asked why they wrote their first book. A more interesting answer might come from asking them why they wrote their second one.
[ Answer Asked Asking Book Come First Frequently Interesting Might More Second Their Them Why Writers Wrote]
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- This book was company for me - I wrote these things when I was in hotels, far from where I normally live. I never intended to publish it.
[ Book Company Far Hotels Intended Live Never Normally Publish These Things Where Wrote]
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- I wrote some bad poetry that I published in North African journals, but even as I withdrew into this reading, I also led the life of a kind of young hooligan.
[ African Also Bad Even Into Journals Kind Led Life North Poetry Published Reading Some Withdrew Wrote Young]
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- When I was very young, I used to share much of what I wrote with my family, but as I got older and more self-conscious, it became a much more private process.
[ Became Family Got More Much Older Private Process Self-Conscious Share Used Very Wrote Young]
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- And all of Laura's stuff, what they wrote originally wasn't as good and Constance wound up doing that herself. That was all her stuff, reading to the child, because she had children herself and that's what she would have done.
[ Because Child Children Doing Done Good Had Her Herself Laura Originally Reading She Stuff Up Would Wound Wrote]
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- As for action movies, I did Tarzan, and I'm also about to shoot Meltdown, which John Carpenter wrote.
[ Action Also Carpenter Did John Movies Shoot Tarzan Which Wrote]
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- Brahms believed that there was no need to publish absolutely everything that Schubert ever wrote.
[ Absolutely Believed Brahms Ever Everything Need Publish Schubert Wrote]
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- Back then when Chomsky and Herman wrote, the left, myself among them, all knew that something terrible was happening in Vietnam, though most now claim to remember otherwise.
[ Among Back Claim Happening Herman Knew Left Most Myself Now Otherwise Remember Something Terrible Them Then Though Vietnam Wrote]
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- I loved to write when I was a child. I wrote, but I always thought it was something that you did as a child, then you put away childish things.
[ Always Away Child Childish Did Loved Put Something Then Things Thought Write Wrote]
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- I write short stories, and I wrote a play.
[ Play Short Stories Write Wrote]
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- Sir Walter, with his 61 years of life, although he never wrote a novel until he was over 40, had, fortunately for the world, a longer working career than most of his brethren.
[ Although Brethren Career Fortunately Had His Life Longer Most Never Novel Over Sir Than Until Walter Working World Wrote Years]
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- I guess if I wrote a book one day, it would be about hair.
[ Book Day Guess Hair Would Wrote]
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- One lady wrote me and told me how she wants to see me get beat up and near death and that kind of stuff.
[ Beat Death Get How Kind Lady Near See She Stuff Told Up Wants Wrote]
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- For what I wrote that started this whole controversy, I deserved to be criticized, and I felt bad about writing it. I felt bad mainly as a writer and a thinker.
[ Bad Controversy Criticized Deserved Felt Mainly Started Thinker Whole Writer Writing Wrote]
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- I wrote a novel for my degree, and I'm very happy I didn't submit that to a publisher. I sympathize with my professors who had to read it.
[ Degree Had Happy Novel Professors Publisher Read Submit Sympathize Very Wrote]
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- I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues.
[ Blues Energy Merely Pout Some Takes Took Wrote]
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- I wrote several articles criticizing psychoanalysis, but the analysts weren't listening to my objections. So I finally quit after practicing it for six years.
[ After Analysts Articles Criticizing Finally Listening Objections Practicing Psychoanalysis Quit Several Six Weren Wrote Years]
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- Raymond Chandler once wrote that Dashiell Hammett gave murder back to the people who really committed it.
[ Back Chandler Committed Gave Murder Once Raymond Really Wrote]
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- It was a good 15 or 20 years before anyone at Rand would be in the same room with me. They didn't want the question raised, 'What's your relationship with Daniel Ellsberg?' And not one of them wrote me a letter because they didn't want a letter of theirs to show up in my trash - which the FBI had been going through.
[ Anyone Because Been Before Daniel Fbi Going Good Had Letter Question Raised Rand Relationship Room Same Show Theirs Them Through Trash Up Want Which Would Wrote Years Your]
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- The first book I wrote was The Bride Price which was a romantic book, but my husband burnt the book when he saw it. I was the typical African woman, I'd done this privately, I wanted him to look at it, approve it and he said he wouldn't read it.
[ African Approve Book Bride Burnt Done First Him Husband Look Price Privately Read Romantic Said Saw Typical Wanted Which Woman Wrote]
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- I'm sure you're aware, with the time it takes to put these books together, everything can suddenly start coming out at once even though I wrote anything between one and five years ago.
[ Ago Anything Aware Between Books Coming Even Everything Five Once Out Put Start Suddenly Sure Takes These Though Time Together Wrote Years]
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- From what I've been able to determine, many of our big stars are addicted to tobacco. They want to smoke in movies for the same reason I smoked as I wrote, which is that they think their performance is going to be better.
[ Able Addicted Been Better Big Determine Going Many Movies Our Performance Reason Same Smoke Smoked Stars Their Think Tobacco Want Which Wrote]
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- When I wrote The Virgin Suicides, I gave myself very strict rules about the narrative voice: the boys would only be able to report what they had seen or found or what had been told to them.
[ Able Been Boys Found Gave Had Myself Narrative Only Report Rules Seen Strict Suicides Them Told Very Voice Would Wrote]
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- I just fell in love with his music. I thought Yanni was Japanese. I didn't have any idea what a Yanni was. I just thought I was in love with a Japanese man who wrote beautiful music.
[ Any Beautiful Fell His Idea Japanese Just Love Man Music Thought Wrote]
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- I've tried writing. Two days later I'd go visit it and say, Jesus Christ, who wrote this crap?
[ Christ Crap Days Go Jesus Later Say Tried Two Visit Writing Wrote]
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- I was separated from my wife at the time. A lot of people think I wrote it about prison.
[ Lot Prison Separated Think Time Wife Wrote]
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- Boulez seemed to me to be a guy who wrote laws. Like a company lawyer.
[ Company Guy Laws Lawyer Seemed Wrote]
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- Cooper wrote a novel which is absolutely indistinguishable from Austen, completely from a female point of view, completely English, no sense that he was an American.
[ Absolutely American Austen Completely Cooper English Female Indistinguishable Novel Point Sense View Which Wrote]
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- Henry Miller wrote novels, but he calls his protagonist Henry, often Henry Miller, and his books are in this gray area between memoir and novel.
[ Area Between Books Calls Gray Henry His Memoir Miller Novel Novels Often Protagonist Wrote]
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- I think Henry Miller has had huge influence not because he wrote about sex, but because the memoir or the nonfiction novel has become such a monumental force in American publishing, if not in literature.
[ American Because Become Force Had Henry Huge Influence Literature Memoir Miller Monumental Nonfiction Novel Publishing Sex Such Think Wrote]
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- I got the regular call, that they were doing a Broadway musical of Hairspray, and would I come and audition. I was familiar with the movie, because at the time it came out my lover wrote for Premiere magazine, and we had to see everything.
[ Audition Because Broadway Call Came Come Doing Everything Familiar Got Had Hairspray Lover Magazine Movie Musical Out Premiere Regular See Time Were Would Wrote]
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- There's the Bacon society, which is fostered by his fourth wife Helen Bacon, but I don't know what kind of performances his music gets. He wrote symphonic music and some chorale music.
[ Bacon Chorale Fostered Fourth Gets Helen His Kind Know Music Performances Society Some Symphonic Which Wife Wrote]
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- I wrote that song for my wife, and it's what some guy who's sitting under a tree would be singing to the woman of his life, telling her how wonderful she is. To me, that's more lasting than something that sounds like it belongs on a movie soundtrack.
[ Belongs Guy Her His How Lasting Life More Movie She Singing Sitting Some Something Song Sounds Soundtrack Telling Than Tree Under Wife Woman Wonderful Would Wrote]
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- What is wonderful about great literature is that it transforms the man who reads it towards the condition of the man who wrote.
[ Condition Great Literature Man Reads Towards Transforms Wonderful Wrote]
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- Mozart wrote so many works in his thirty-five years that it would take a lifetime just to write out the notes. We literally do not know how he did it.
[ Did His How Just Know Lifetime Literally Many Mozart Notes Out Take Thirty-Five Works Would Write Wrote Years]
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- To me, Mozart is our Shakespeare, the one who wrote the most dramatic, psychologically most baffling music. He combined ideas that no one else would have thought of putting together.
[ Baffling Combined Dramatic Else Ideas Most Mozart Music Our Psychologically Putting Shakespeare Thought Together Would Wrote]
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- I was in a bad mood when I wrote that.
[ Bad Mood Wrote]
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- I was about 13, in some ways, when I wrote the first book. Approximately 18 when I wrote the second.
[ Approximately Book First Second Some Ways Wrote]
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- I wrote two plotted books, got some of the fundamentals of storytelling down, then... it's sort of like taking the training wheels off, trying to write a book that's fun in the same way without relying on quite such mechanical or external beats.
[ Beats Book Books Down External Fun Fundamentals Got Mechanical Off Plotted Quite Relying Same Some Sort Storytelling Such Taking Then Training Trying Two Way Wheels Without Write Wrote]
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- I have been writing since I was about 20, and at first I wrote in secret and never showed anybody. I was very concerned about making a living, so I conducted.
[ Anybody Been Concerned Conducted First Living Making Never Secret Showed Since Very Writing Wrote]
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- I don't think any good book is based on factual experience. Bad books are about things the writer already knew before he wrote them.
[ Already Any Bad Based Before Book Books Experience Factual Good Knew Them Things Think Writer Wrote]
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- I was willing to do anything that Chris Carter wrote.
[ Anything Carter Chris Willing Wrote]
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- Paul's the writer. Yeah, I wrote a little of that stuff, but that's just technically true. In spirit, and in essence of the truth, it doesn't matter. So I don't know, maybe I'm being foolish for not being technical. Yeah, I wrote a certain portion of the things.
[ Being Certain Essence Foolish Just Know Little Matter Maybe Paul Portion Spirit Stuff Technical Technically Things True Truth Writer Wrote Yeah]
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- I wrote my first play when I was eight.
[ Eight First Play Wrote]
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- I brought my personality and sense of wonder and I think they wrote as much of my personality as they could. I do not go around kicking butt and saving the universe all the time but they tried to capture me as best as they could in the character.
[ Around Best Brought Capture Character Could Go Kicking Much Personality Saving Sense Think Time Tried Universe Wonder Wrote]
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- I was in Paris at an English-language bookstore. I picked up a volume of Dickinson's poetry. I came back to my hotel, read 2,000 of her poems and immediately began composing in my head. I wrote down the melodies even before I got to a piano.
[ Back Before Began Bookstore Came Composing Down Even Got Head Her Hotel Immediately Melodies Paris Piano Picked Poems Poetry Read Up Volume Wrote]
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- When we write, we complement each other. We wrote six songs, Barry and I, while Robin was ill during the American tour, and they were terrible until Robin came back, and then everything worked out.
[ American Back Barry Came Complement During Each Everything Ill Other Out Robin Six Songs Terrible Then Tour Until Were While Worked Write Wrote]
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- When I wrote those two songs, I couldn't have been any closer to the bottom.
[ Any Been Bottom Closer Songs Those Two Wrote]
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- I was asked by a group to write a song on the theme of brotherhood. This was before women's liberation, when brotherhood meant men and women both, so I wrote the song. Since I had always been very fond of the Passion Chorale, I wrote words to that great piece.
[ Always Asked Been Before Both Brotherhood Chorale Fond Great Group Had Liberation Meant Men Passion Piece Since Song Theme Very Women Words Write Wrote]
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- I wrote the Brotherhood song for no money out of my deep feelings about humanity, and because I was flattered that whatever talents I had, had been recognized.
[ Because Been Brotherhood Deep Feelings Flattered Had Humanity Money Out Recognized Song Talents Whatever Wrote]
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- Technically, I've been retired for some time now. All I ever do is occasionally write songs for friends, such as one, for a friend who had just turned 80. I wrote a song for him called, The First 80 Years are The Hardest.
[ Been Called Ever First Friend Friends Had Hardest Him Just Now Occasionally Retired Some Song Songs Such Technically Time Turned Write Wrote Years]
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- I wrote somewhere during the Cold War that I sometimes wish the Iron Curtain were much taller than it is, so that you could see whether the development of science with no communication was parallel on the two sides. In this case it certainly wasn't.
[ Case Certainly Cold Communication Could Curtain Development During Iron Much Parallel Science See Sides Sometimes Somewhere Taller Than Two War Were Whether Wish Wrote]
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- The writer probably knows what he meant when he wrote a book, but he should immediately forget what he meant when he's written it.
[ Book Forget Immediately Knows Meant Probably Should Writer Written Wrote]
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- I started writing seriously when I was 18, wrote my first novel when I was 22, and I've never stopped writing since.
[ First Never Novel Seriously Since Started Stopped Writing Wrote]
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- Of the first seven novels I wrote, numbers four and five were published. Numbers one, two, three, six, and seven, have never seen the light of day... and rightly so.
[ Day First Five Four Light Never Novels Numbers Published Rightly Seen Seven Six Three Two Were Wrote]
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- First of all, Shakespeare is about pleasure and interest. He was from the first moment he actually wrote something for the stage, and he remains so.
[ Actually First Interest Moment Pleasure Remains Shakespeare Something Stage Wrote]
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- What we know is that Shakespeare wrote perhaps the most remarkable body of passionate love poetry in the English language to a young man.
[ Body English Know Language Love Man Most Passionate Perhaps Poetry Remarkable Shakespeare Wrote Young]
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- I wrote for nearly six hours. When I stopped, the dark mood, as if by magic, had folded its cloak and gone away.
[ Away Cloak Dark Folded Gone Had Hours Magic Mood Nearly Six Stopped Wrote]
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- Steve produced Girls Grow Up Faster Than Boys and one more. Then he and I wrote a few songs together and became good friends. He was a talented producer.
[ Became Boys Faster Few Friends Girls Good Grow More Produced Producer Songs Steve Talented Than Then Together Up Wrote]
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- I seriously doubt I would ever have written the first story had I not been a lawyer. I never dreamed of being a writer. I wrote only after witnessing a trial.
[ After Been Being Doubt Dreamed Ever First Had Lawyer Never Only Seriously Story Trial Witnessing Would Writer Written Wrote]
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- Even though other people wrote my songs I put my stamp on them. I have a connection, but there is no truer connection than an artists and their own song.
[ Artists Connection Even Other Own Put Song Songs Stamp Than Their Them Though Truer Wrote]
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- And he said that he wrote the Bond character based on the character of David Niven. That's how he saw Bond.
[ Based Bond Character David How Said Saw Wrote]
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- I wrote Murder at the Windmill. And it was accepted and we made it and it was the first film I made with Danny Angel, well the only film I actually made... I made a lot of it at the Windmill itself.
[ Accepted Actually Angel Danny Film First Itself Lot Made Murder Only Well Windmill Wrote]
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- Now, I'll tell you something that might interest you. Casino Royale was the first Bond book that Ian Fleming ever wrote. And he couldn't get anybody to touch it, to publish it - he couldn't do anything about it at all. Nobody wanted to know.
[ Anybody Anything Bond Book Casino Ever First Fleming Get Ian Interest Know Might Nobody Now Publish Something Tell Touch Wanted Wrote]
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- Oh, yes, we were on location with Another Man's Poison, which I wrote for Bette Davis.
[ Another Bette Davis Location Man Oh Poison Were Which Wrote Yes]
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- In 1976 I wrote a lot about women trying to claim the right to work.
[ Claim Lot Right Trying Women Work Wrote]
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- I deliberately wrote a poem in my last book where I was suggesting that there are other passions as great as or more important than the passion of sex.
[ Book Deliberately Great Important Last More Other Passion Passions Poem Sex Suggesting Than Where Wrote]
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- I sat down one night and wrote the line rock, rock, rock everybody.
[ Down Everybody Line Night Rock Sat Wrote]
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- I was well traveled, and I created this illusion of literacy through reading and writing. I wrote a book of short stories.
[ Book Created Illusion Literacy Reading Short Stories Through Traveled Well Writing Wrote]
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- In the beginning, I was searching for myself in my music. My music was for me. I didn't have the mental room to be conscious of the listener; I wrote to save myself.
[ Beginning Conscious Listener Mental Music Myself Room Save Searching Wrote]
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- Every article I wrote in those days, every speech I made, is full of pleading for the recognition of lead poisoning as a real and serious medical problem.
[ Article Days Every Full Lead Made Medical Pleading Poisoning Problem Real Recognition Serious Speech Those Wrote]
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- You have discovered so much kindness and good will to those you thought were oppressed, and had no helper, that I am sure you will not despise what I have wrote, if you judge it will be of any service to them.
[ Am Any Despise Discovered Good Had Helper Judge Kindness Much Oppressed Service Sure Them Those Thought Were Will Wrote]
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- I wrote a great deal... but very little of any importance; there are not more than four of five papers which I can still remember with some satisfaction.
[ Any Deal Five Four Great Importance Little More Papers Remember Satisfaction Some Still Than Very Which Wrote]
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- A government institution called the Finnish Film Foundation funds filmmaking there, and I wrote several screenplays but never got any money. They were sent back to me, and they said that they were too commercial for them.
[ Any Back Called Commercial Film Filmmaking Finnish Foundation Funds Got Government Institution Money Never Said Screenplays Sent Several Them Too Were Wrote]
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- My very, very first professional job was when I was 19 years old - I got a job doing an educational industrial film on Shell Motor Oil's oil products. I really put my heart into it - I wrote a script for it, I did a lot of research.
[ Did Doing Educational Film First Got Heart Industrial Into Job Lot Motor Oil Old Products Professional Put Really Research Script Shell Very Wrote Years]
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- If I wrote a musical it wouldn't be about me. Although I do some magic, so it would probably be about a magician who appeared and re-appeared all over the place.
[ Although Appeared Magic Magician Musical Over Place Probably Some Would Wrote]
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- Capote wrote every day. He said that's the only way, you have to sit down every day and do it.
[ Capote Day Down Every Only Said Sit Way Wrote]
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- In the Emperor's New Clothes, they got a different celebrity to do each voice. They drew up a picture of each character and then each actor wrote their own part.
[ Actor Celebrity Character Clothes Different Drew Each Emperor Got New Own Part Picture Their Then Up Voice Wrote]
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- Since I wrote to you last we have got our chapel beautifully lighted with gas and have had our anniversary.
[ Anniversary Beautifully Chapel Gas Got Had Last Lighted Our Since Wrote]
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- I wrote the book because I wanted to be able to share some things that I had learned and as pompous as that may sound, as you get to a certain point in life, you figure so what am I doing?
[ Able Am Because Book Certain Doing Figure Get Had Learned Life May Point Pompous Share Some Sound Things Wanted Wrote]
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- I wrote The Green Eye of the Little Yellow God in five hours, but I had it all planned out. It isn't poetry and it does not pretend to be, but it does what it sets out to do.
[ Does Eye Five God Green Had Hours Little Out Planned Poetry Pretend Sets Wrote Yellow]
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- Sweden was very nice. I did a lot of television. I wrote, directed and was in a lot of television there.
[ Did Directed Lot Nice Sweden Television Very Wrote]
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- Dr. Johnson was a lazy learned man who liked to think and talk better than to read or write; who, however, wrote much and well, but too often by rote.
[ Better Dr However Johnson Lazy Learned Liked Man Much Often Read Rote Talk Than Think Too Well Write Wrote]
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- But even before that, in 1980 I went so far as to write a book about what had happened. And I wrote all about the bank robbery, I went ahead and printed it even though I had no use immunity for it.
[ Ahead Bank Before Book Even Far Had Happened Immunity Printed Robbery Though Use Went Write Wrote]
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- As soon as I finished the first book, I wrote a second, which I hope to sell this year, and I have just about finished the third book in the series. Two more are already outlined. I'm in this for the long haul.
[ Already Book Finished First Haul Hope Just Long More Outlined Second Sell Series Soon Third Two Which Wrote Year]
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- They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.
[ Country Days Die Dog Dying Fitting Good Modern Nor Nothing Old Reason Sweet War Will Wrote Your]
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- It's called Sisters of the Winter Madrigal. It was interesting for me to see it done after so many years; because I wrote it and I didn't realize what a rage I was in.
[ After Because Called Done Interesting Many Rage Realize See Sisters Winter Wrote Years]
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- The next thing I wrote was in a writing class at night school. It was about a poor woman who worked at a dime store and who was all alone for Christmas in Laurel, Mississippi.
[ Alone Christmas Class Dime Laurel Mississippi Next Night Poor School Store Thing Woman Worked Writing Wrote]
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- I don't know where Bush is going - yet. But, Sharon obviously - I wrote somewhere in the last several months, that Sharon has adopted, essentially, the position of the Labor Party: that the Palestinians are here to stay.
[ Adopted Bush Essentially Going Here Know Labor Last Months Obviously Palestinians Party Position Several Sharon Somewhere Stay Where Wrote Yet]
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- And that's how I wrote to NICAP, but then later, just very soon after that, like three weeks later, we started getting phone calls from government agents.
[ After Agents Calls Getting Government How Just Later Phone Soon Started Then Three Very Weeks Wrote]
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- I wrote as a very angry young man, believing he was going to be killed in a world war.
[ Angry Believing Going Killed Man Very War World Wrote Young]
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- For me, being a writer was never a choice. I was born one. All through my childhood I wrote short stories and stuffed them in drawers. I wrote on everything. I didn't do my homework so I could write.
[ Being Born Childhood Choice Could Drawers Everything Homework Never Short Stories Stuffed Them Through Write Writer Wrote]
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- Then a friend of Jim's suggested we make a theme song to explain the story, and this is where the Mads came from. Josh and I wrote it into the theme song.
[ Came Explain Friend Into Jim Josh Make Song Story Suggested Theme Then Where Wrote]
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- I did go there later, but I hadn't been there before I wrote the book. Sometimes I feel like the imagined can feel more real than the real?
[ Been Before Book Did Feel Go Hadn Imagined Later More Real Sometimes Than Wrote]
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- I first got to know Charles in the late seventies when I wrote an article and then a book about him and I think at the time he came across as quite appealing, it was probably the height of his popularity.
[ Across Appealing Article Book Came Charles First Got Height Him His Know Late Popularity Probably Quite Seventies Then Think Time Wrote]
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- I've always said, since I got to know him and wrote about him, that he's the generation he least appeals to is his own and I think in many ways he was born middle-aged and that's become apparent in recent years.
[ Always Apparent Appeals Become Born Generation Got Him His Know Least Many Middle-Aged Own Recent Said Since Think Ways Wrote Years]
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- When my first child was born in 1962, I wrote a letter to my grandfather telling him how happy I was but how concerned; concerned because there were so many visions which were not very good.
[ Because Born Child Concerned First Good Grandfather Happy Him How Letter Many Telling Very Visions Were Which Wrote]
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- The original Return of the Living Dead, I was attached to direct it, and I wrote the story. Production was delayed. In the meantime I went to London to do Lifeforce.
[ Attached Dead Delayed Direct Living London Meantime Original Production Return Story Went Wrote]
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- When I wrote the song, The Way It Is, I wanted to move people to take a stand on civil rights in this country.
[ Civil Country Move Rights Song Stand Take Wanted Way Wrote]
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- My brother used to say that I wrote faster than he could read. He wrote two books - of poems - better than all mine put together.
[ Better Books Brother Could Faster Mine Poems Put Read Say Than Together Two Used Wrote]
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- On that other novels followed: but I still wrote fairy tales and dreamy poems of another world.
[ Another Fairy Followed Novels Other Poems Still Tales World Wrote]
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- I know that many writers have had to write under censorship and yet produced good novels; for instance, Cervantes wrote Don Quixote under Catholic censorship.
[ Catholic Censorship Cervantes Good Had Instance Know Many Novels Produced Quixote Under Write Writers Wrote Yet]
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- I wrote for a weekly magazine and then edited a literary magazine, but I did not really feel comfortable with the profession of journalism itself.
[ Comfortable Did Edited Feel Itself Journalism Literary Magazine Profession Really Then Weekly Wrote]
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- But mostly, I wrote songs and Viv wrote songs.
[ Mostly Songs Viv Wrote]
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- Larry only ever wrote one song, and he wrote that with Tony Kaye, I think it was, from Yes.
[ Ever Kaye Larry Only Song Think Tony Wrote Yes]
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- When I was still in prep school - 14, 15 - I started keeping notebooks, journals. I started writing, almost like landscape drawing or life drawing. I never kept a diary, I never wrote about my day and what happened to me, but I described things.
[ Almost Day Described Diary Drawing Happened Journals Keeping Kept Landscape Life Never Notebooks Prep School Started Still Things Writing Wrote]
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- I was a little concerned that a lot of people thought I wrote Merchant Ivory movies. I also thought if I was ever going to write something strange and difficult, that was the time.
[ Also Concerned Difficult Ever Going Ivory Little Lot Merchant Movies Something Strange Thought Time Write Wrote]
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- As soon as I began, it seemed impossible to write fast enough - I wrote faster than I would write a letter - two thousand to three thousand words in a morning, and I cannot help it.
[ Began Cannot Enough Fast Faster Help Impossible Letter Morning Seemed Soon Than Thousand Three Two Words Would Write Wrote]
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- This was in June, 1866. Frank wrote for me to come to him at once, and although my own wound was still very bad, I started immediately and stayed with him at the house of Mr. Alexander Severe, in Nelson county, until he recovered, which was in September.
[ Alexander Although Bad Come County Frank Him House Immediately June Mr Nelson Once Own Recovered September Severe Started Stayed Still Until Very Which Wound Wrote]
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- I wrote and produced millions and millions of selling records, so my publishing company alone was worth millions of dollars. I didn't have to work anymore in life because when the rappers started sampling... I'm the most sampled artist in history.
[ Alone Anymore Artist Because Company Dollars History Life Millions Most Produced Publishing Rappers Records Sampled Sampling Selling Started Work Worth Wrote]
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- What I did was I completed the half-hour film, but before really showing it, I wrote two more sections for a potential feature film which I didn't think would really happen, but at least I had it in case.
[ Before Case Completed Did Feature Film Had Half-Hour Happen Least More Potential Really Sections Showing Think Two Which Would Wrote]
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- In that long sequence, when Lawrence enters in the desert to rescue a lost man, Lean listened the music I wrote and wanted to extend the scene to let my work stay completely.
[ Completely Desert Enters Extend Lawrence Lean Listened Long Lost Man Music Rescue Scene Sequence Stay Wanted Work Wrote]
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- But the law of God came from heaven indeed. God wrote it with his finger, it is the fountain of all wisdom, and therefore shall it continue for ever, and never have an end.
[ Came Continue End Ever Finger Fountain God Heaven His Indeed Law Never Shall Therefore Wisdom Wrote]
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- Twyla Tharp put it together from the material I wrote and recorded over my whole career. I thought it was pretty good, but how objective could I be?
[ Career Could Good How Material Objective Over Pretty Put Recorded Thought Together Whole Wrote]
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- I wrote... Neon Ballroom in that time where I hated music, really everything about it, I hated it.
[ Ballroom Everything Hated Music Really Time Where Wrote]
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- I didn't finish the stories until we went to the Philippines and I got malaria. I couldn't work and I didn't have any money, but I had seven stories. So I wrote three or four more.
[ Any Finish Four Got Had Malaria Money More Philippines Seven Stories Three Until Went Work Wrote]
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- I think it's silly for anyone to think you could write under the influence, but if they'd like to think that, I'd like to keep the legend alive. Maybe I was under the influence when I wrote Jesus' Son and I just didn't know it.
[ Alive Anyone Could Influence Jesus Just Keep Know Legend Maybe Silly Son Think Under Write Wrote]
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- I was probably 35 when I wrote the first story. The voice is kind of a mix in that it has a young voice, but it's also someone who's looking back. I like that kind of double vision.
[ Also Back Double First Kind Looking Mix Probably Someone Story Vision Voice Wrote Young]
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- What's funny about Jesus' Son is that I never even wrote that book, I just wrote it down. I would tell these stories and people would say, You should write these things down.
[ Book Down Even Funny Jesus Just Never Say Should Son Stories Tell These Things Would Write Wrote]
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- You know, if I wrote the arrangements two years from now, they would probably be a lot slicker.
[ Arrangements Know Lot Now Probably Two Would Wrote Years]
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- The author O. Henry taught me about the value of the unexpected. He once wrote about the noise of flowers and the smell of birds - the birds were chickens and the flowers dried sunflowers rattling against a wall.
[ Against Author Birds Chickens Dried Flowers Henry Noise Once Rattling Smell Taught Unexpected Value Wall Were Wrote]
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- I wrote those poems for myself, as a way of being a soldier here in this country. I didn't know the poems would travel. I didn't go to Lebanon until two years ago, but people told me that many Arabs had memorized these poems and translated them into Arabic.
[ Ago Arabic Arabs Being Country Go Had Here Into Know Lebanon Many Myself Poems Soldier Them These Those Told Translated Travel Two Until Way Would Wrote Years]
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- I've had three novels published, and I was working a little bit in theater in Ireland. I wrote one film script just to see what it would turn out like.
[ Bit Film Had Ireland Just Little Novels Out Published Script See Theater Three Turn Working Would Wrote]
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- No, I just thought of a story and wrote down what I saw. It was about two kids in Ireland who went around killing people. It was called Travelers, and it was made as an independent film.
[ Around Called Down Film Independent Ireland Just Kids Killing Made Saw Story Thought Travelers Two Went Wrote]
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- The first book I ever wrote was in fourth grade and it was called 'Billy's Booger.' It was an autobiographical piece about a kid who was really bad at math.
[ Autobiographical Bad Billy Booger Book Called Ever First Fourth Grade Kid Math Piece Really Wrote]
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- Although Bill Finger literally typed the scripts in the early days, he wrote the scripts from ideas that we mutually collaborated on. Many of the unique concepts and story twists also came from my own fertile imagination.
[ Also Although Bill Came Collaborated Concepts Days Early Fertile Finger Ideas Imagination Literally Many Mutually Own Scripts Story Twists Typed Unique Wrote]
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- I can look back at stuff I wrote in my early days and squirm at some of the mistakes I made. But we're all learning every day; we never stop. I just hope people keep on liking what I do. That gives me such a kick.
[ Back Day Days Early Every Gives Hope Just Keep Kick Learning Liking Look Made Mistakes Never Some Stop Stuff Such Wrote]
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- Let us dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world.
[ Ago Dedicate Gentle Greeks Life Make Man Many Ourselves Tame Us World Wrote Years]
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- Tricker the Squirrel is the best piece I ever wrote. It's intricate.
[ Best Ever Intricate Piece Squirrel Wrote]
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- I wrote a novel about the combat experiences I didn't have in Vietnam.
[ Combat Experiences Novel Vietnam Wrote]
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- You know when I really realized like "wow" what a gift this is was when I sang at camp and a girl wrote me a letter and said the song that I sung kept her from committing suicide.
[ Camp Committing Gift Girl Her Kept Know Letter Realized Really Said Sang Song Suicide Sung Wow Wrote]
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- I was sad Jon Ronson, who wrote in the Guardian and has made a TV show for Channel 4, took against me.
[ Against Channel Guardian Jon Made Sad Show Took Tv Wrote]
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- I used the dictionary very minimally and I just wrote how I speak. And I speak very hateful manner usually. I constantly did that because I think the fans would get more out of it if they understood exactly what I'm saying - exactly where I'm coming from.
[ Because Coming Constantly Dictionary Did Exactly Fans Get Hateful How Just Manner More Out Saying Speak Think Understood Used Usually Very Where Would Wrote]
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- I was fortunate that I was at newspapers for eight years, where I wrote at least five or six stories every week. You get used to interviewing lots of different people about a lot of different things. And they aren't things you know about until you do the story.
[ Different Eight Every Five Fortunate Get Interviewing Know Least Lot Lots Newspapers Six Stories Story Things Until Used Week Where Wrote Years]
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- It's just that what's important there is different there than what's important is here. Here, people care that you wrote a book or that you work in the media.
[ Book Care Different Here Important Just Media Than Work Wrote]
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- If someone wrote it and it had a peculiar twist, I've read it.
[ Had Peculiar Read Someone Twist Wrote]
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- Yeah I do and I don't mind, in fact that is one of the real encouraging things about this whole career of mine is that there are tunes I wrote almost thirty years ago that I will still play in front of an audience and I still like the old tunes.
[ Ago Almost Audience Career Encouraging Fact Front Mind Mine Old Play Real Still Things Thirty Tunes Whole Will Wrote Yeah Years]
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- As soon as I was old enough to drive, I got a job at a local newspaper. There was someone who influenced me. He wrote a column for The Guardian from this tiny village in India.
[ Column Drive Enough Got Guardian India Influenced Job Local Newspaper Old Someone Soon Tiny Village Wrote]
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- You know, one of the only times I ever wrote about art was the obituary of Warhol that I did for the Village Voice.
[ Art Did Ever Know Obituary Only Times Village Voice Warhol Wrote]
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- Homer was able to give us no information relating to the truth, for he wrote of human rather than divine things.
[ Able Divine Give Homer Human Information Rather Relating Than Things Truth Us Wrote]
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- About 40 years ago I had an experience where I wrote a tract.
[ Ago Experience Had Tract Where Wrote Years]
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- Interpreter of Maladies is the title of one of the stories in the book. And the phrase itself was something I thought of before I even wrote that story.
[ Before Book Even Interpreter Itself Maladies Phrase Something Stories Story Thought Title Wrote]
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- No writer of a portion of the Bible was perfect. It was the direct and miraculous operation of the Holy Spirit that what they wrote is without mistake.
[ Bible Direct Holy Miraculous Mistake Operation Perfect Portion Spirit Without Writer Wrote]
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- And now it looks like I'm probably going to shoot a movie that I wrote. I got the money to do it, and I would star and all, because of being on Howard.
[ Because Being Going Got Howard Looks Money Movie Now Probably Shoot Star Would Wrote]
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- No one, ever, wrote anything as well even after one drink as he would have done with out it.
[ After Anything Done Drink Even Ever Out Well Would Wrote]
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- I started to write in 2001. I wrote the books for the fun of it. It was an old idea I had had since the nineties.
[ Books Fun Had Idea Nineties Old Since Started Write Wrote]
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- Only to he avoid misunderstandings, I must say that even last year, when I wrote my pamphlet, I heartily wished that Prussia should declare war against Napoleon.
[ Against Avoid Declare Even Heartily Last Misunderstandings Must Napoleon Only Pamphlet Prussia Say Should War Wished Wrote Year]
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- It was at this moment that I wrote my first important paper in theoretical physics. I was 32 years old, 5 years beyond the alleged age of senility for theorists.
[ Age Alleged Beyond First Important Moment Old Paper Physics Senility Theoretical Theorists Wrote Years]
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- For me, how I feel about what I wrote down turns into a song.
[ Down Feel How Into Song Turns Wrote]
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- I wrote it three times - with a Thesaurus.
[ Thesaurus Three Times Wrote]
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- I basically wrote the code and the specs and documentation for how the client and server talked to each other.
[ Basically Client Code Documentation Each How Other Server Talked Wrote]
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- It was only as I wrote about it that I began to find paths of access to feelings that were intolerable to me then.
[ Access Began Feelings Find Intolerable Only Paths Then Were Wrote]
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- I started listening to music when I wrote when I had three sons at home.
[ Had Home Listening Music Sons Started Three Wrote]
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- My sense of a poem - my notion of how you revise - is: you get yourself into a state where what you are intensely conscious of is not why you wrote it or how you wrote it, but what you wrote.
[ Conscious Get How Intensely Into Notion Poem Revise Sense State Where Why Wrote Yourself]
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- When it began I wrote this passionate letter to people I knew, studio members, of course, and other people with whom we have worked over the years and I said come and teach our students.
[ Began Come Course Knew Letter Members Other Our Over Passionate Said Students Studio Teach Whom Worked Wrote Years]
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- Kickback is a police thriller which I wrote. I'm very proud of it. I did it in two parts for France because when I wrote it, there wasn't the audience demand for crime stuff that there is now.
[ Audience Because Crime Demand Did France Now Parts Police Proud Stuff Thriller Two Very Which Wrote]
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- I loved the last album, and it was one hundred percent me. But this is like me two years later, who understands a little bit more about music and understands a little bit more about making an album. I wrote a lot more.
[ Album Bit Hundred Last Later Little Lot Loved Making More Music Percent Two Understands Wrote Years]
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- If I wrote a play with four characters every single one of them would talk like me regardless of age or sex.
[ Age Characters Every Four Play Regardless Sex Single Talk Them Would Wrote]
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- I wrote on a show called Johnny Bravo when I was at Hanna-Barbera.
[ Bravo Called Johnny Show Wrote]
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- The book, you understand, was not written for publication. It was the portrayal of my emotions, the analysis of my own soul life during three months of my nineteenth year. I wrote then all the time, just as I do now, but, though the book is in diary form, it is not a diary.
[ Analysis Book Diary During Emotions Form Just Life Months Nineteenth Now Own Portrayal Publication Soul Then Though Three Time Understand Written Wrote Year]
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- The only joy I had was writing what was. That book was. It no longer amuses me to be all the things I was when I wrote that. But it is my story as I was then.
[ Book Had Joy Longer Only Story Then Things Writing Wrote]
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- Well, if I am not vulgar, neither is my book. I wrote myself. Suggestiveness is always vulgar. But truth never. My book is not even remotely suggestive. I call things by their names. That is all.
[ Always Am Book Call Even Myself Names Neither Never Remotely Suggestive Their Things Truth Vulgar Well Wrote]
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- When I wrote my book I wanted to love someone. I wanted to be in love. Now I know that I shall never be in love - and I no longer wish to be.
[ Book Know Longer Love Never Now Shall Someone Wanted Wish Wrote]
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- I wrote each book in thirty-five days flat - just to get the darned thing finished.
[ Book Darned Days Each Finished Flat Get Just Thing Thirty-Five Wrote]
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- But the character was so successful, that first one, that they wrote him again and he came in right at the end of the first year in a show called THE BOX. I was up for the Emmy for that one too.
[ Again Box Called Came Character Emmy End First Him Right Show Successful Too Up Wrote Year]
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- My theory is that I decided to be a writer when I was about seven, but of course it is not as simple as that. Like most writers, I had to work at other things to earn a living and wrote mainly in the evenings, often very late at night, for many years.
[ Course Decided Earn Evenings Had Late Living Mainly Many Most Night Often Other Seven Simple Theory Things Very Work Writer Writers Wrote Years]
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- Shakespeare wrote great plays that we're still watching all these years later. Charlie Chaplin made great comedies and they are still as funny today as they ever were.
[ Chaplin Charlie Comedies Ever Funny Great Later Made Plays Shakespeare Still These Today Watching Were Wrote Years]
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- Somebody wrote a script around us, but Dustin Abraham came with the best one.
[ Abraham Around Best Came Dustin Script Somebody Us Wrote]
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- I am glad that I wrote something that brought joy to millions of people.
[ Am Brought Glad Joy Millions Something Wrote]
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- I do not mind having written the song at all. I just wish that I had written it in a different key, as the high d is hard to play. I am glad that I wrote something that brought joy to millions of people.
[ Am Brought Different Glad Had Hard Having High Joy Just Key Millions Mind Play Something Song Wish Written Wrote]
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- I looked through our catalog year by year, and I saw that there were pockets of time when we wrote some terrific songs. Then all of a sudden, we'd go for another two or three months and there weren't great songs.
[ Another Catalog Go Great Looked Months Our Pockets Saw Some Songs Sudden Terrific Then Three Through Time Two Were Weren Wrote Year]
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- We became the songs we wrote.
[ Became Songs Wrote]
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- After we wrote The Wreckoning, our record label did listen.
[ After Did Label Listen Our Record Wrote]
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- It doesn't really feel like it's got anything to do with me. I mean, I know I wrote it, and all that and invented the characters and made it up, but it's Mike's film, so doing the press and stuff, it feels a little bit inauthentic. I was just one component of it.
[ Anything Bit Characters Component Doing Feel Feels Film Got Invented Just Know Little Made Mean Mike Press Really Stuff Up Wrote]
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- It's better for me to go up against someone's passion with my passion and then clarifying something that he wrote. Then I know how to work around certain things.
[ Against Around Better Certain Go How Know Passion Someone Something Then Things Up Work Wrote]
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- If you are feeling something, then Shakespeare felt it and wrote about it - and wrote about it so eloquently.
[ Eloquently Feeling Felt Shakespeare Something Then Wrote]
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- A good story is a good story no matter who wrote it.
[ Good Matter Story Wrote]
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- That's such a thrill - a story I wrote at the beginning of my career, and it's still packin' the house.
[ Beginning Career House Still Story Such Thrill Wrote]
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- George wrote Taxman, and I played guitar on it. He wrote it in anger at finding out what the taxman did. He had never known before then what could happen to your money.
[ Anger Before Could Did Finding George Guitar Had Happen Known Money Never Out Played Then Wrote Your]
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- I think I settled on the title before I ever wrote the book.
[ Before Book Ever Settled Think Title Wrote]
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- With the Truman book, I wrote the entire account of his experiences in World War I before going over to Europe to follow his tracks in the war. When I got there, there was a certain satisfaction in finding I had it right - it does look like that.
[ Account Before Book Certain Does Entire Europe Experiences Finding Follow Going Got Had His Look Over Right Satisfaction Tracks Truman War World Wrote]
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- Paul the apostle recounted that Jesus appeared to more than 500 of His followers at one time, the majority of whom were still alive and who could confirm what Paul wrote.
[ Alive Apostle Appeared Confirm Could Followers His Jesus Majority More Paul Recounted Still Than Time Were Whom Wrote]
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- Of course, we wrote the songs accordingly and performed and recorded them that way. At that time, we really thought it was right, but you know, seen in retrospect, it made the album sound forced, and not really great.
[ Accordingly Album Course Forced Great Know Made Performed Really Recorded Retrospect Right Seen Songs Sound Them Thought Time Way Wrote]
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- To have a songwriter that wrote so specifically what I felt to be true... I've never been much of an actor either. If something is real for me, then I can do it.
[ Actor Been Either Felt Much Never Real Something Songwriter Specifically Then True Wrote]
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- When I wrote "Green, Green," it was like a really a statement of where I was at philosophically in my life.
[ Green Life Philosophically Really Statement Where Wrote]
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- I write when the urge hits me, getting the words down as fast as I can type and then I step back from what I just wrote and start a dialectical process where I begin challenging my own writing.
[ Back Begin Challenging Dialectical Down Fast Getting Hits Just Own Process Start Step Then Type Urge Where Words Write Writing Wrote]
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- Recently, lobbyists for the pharmaceutical industry wrote a prescription drug bill that increased their profits and did nothing to help seniors. The result: seniors are stuck with a confusing prescription drug plan that does little to help them with their costs.
[ Bill Confusing Costs Did Does Help Increased Industry Little Lobbyists Nothing Pharmaceutical Plan Prescription Profits Recently Result Seniors Stuck Their Them Wrote]
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- Bob Dylan's first couple of records in the 60's weren't considered cover records, but he only wrote one or two original songs on each album.
[ Album Bob Considered Couple Cover Dylan Each First Only Original Records Songs Two Weren Wrote]
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- I'm the guy who wrote The Authority Song. Did they think I was kidding? Did they think it was only a song to entertain?
[ Authority Did Entertain Guy Kidding Only Song Think Wrote]
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- In my own defense, I wrote a one-man show, and that to me was more where I fit.
[ Defense Fit More One-Man Own Show Where Wrote]
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- TV's hard work. I don't know how the hell Angela Lansbury survived doing 'Murder, She Wrote' all those years. And sure, everyone wants to be Bruce Willis or George Clooney - they want to be in film for the range of characters you get to play.
[ Angela Bruce Characters Clooney Doing Everyone Film George Get Hard Hell How Know Murder Play Range She Sure Survived Those Tv Want Wants Work Wrote Years]
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- Cole Porter wrote Anything Goes and four more hits for me.
[ Anything Cole Four Goes Hits More Porter Wrote]
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- I was lucky enough to have the songs in my first show written by George and Ira Gershwin. Then Cole Porter wrote five shows for me.
[ Cole Enough First Five George Gershwin Ira Lucky Porter Show Shows Songs Then Written Wrote]
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- Before trying a novel I wrote a couple of plays.
[ Before Couple Novel Plays Trying Wrote]
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- I suppose not everyone has a dad who wrote a book saying he didn't believe in the Parliamentary road to socialism.
[ Believe Book Dad Everyone Parliamentary Road Saying Socialism Suppose Wrote]
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- I didn't want the headache of having a publisher reviewing everything I wrote in advance.
[ Advance Everything Having Headache Publisher Reviewing Want Wrote]
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- I wrote a book called The Taste of New Wine because I couldn't find a book that talked about the reality of the situation and how we were dishonest and afraid.
[ Afraid Because Book Called Dishonest Find How New Reality Situation Talked Taste Were Wine Wrote]
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- I knew at the time that that wasn't the part I would be doing, they just wanted a screentest so they could have a look at it to show to the directors and producers. Then they wrote a part for me or maybe they already had it in mind, I don't know.
[ Already Could Directors Doing Had Just Knew Know Look Maybe Mind Part Producers Show Then Time Wanted Would Wrote]
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- I wrote lyrics that were intensely personal to me a few years ago. Maybe people know me better now.
[ Ago Better Few Intensely Know Lyrics Maybe Now Personal Were Wrote Years]
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- Around 1967 Dan Bobrow wrote a program to do algebra problems based on symbols rather than numbers.
[ Algebra Around Based Dan Numbers Problems Program Rather Symbols Than Wrote]
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- I can't remember anything I ever wrote.
[ Anything Ever Remember Wrote]
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- This ceremony and the intellectual aura associated with the Nobel Prizes have grown from the wisdom of a practical chemist who wrote a remarkable will.
[ Associated Aura Ceremony Chemist Grown Intellectual Nobel Practical Prizes Remarkable Will Wisdom Wrote]
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- Most people can't tell now who wrote what. I like that blurring of identities within the band. because it becomes a unified thing that can't be related to other forms of historical poetry.
[ Band Because Becomes Forms Historical Identities Most Now Other Poetry Related Tell Thing Unified Within Wrote]
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- About a year ago, out of the blue, I just wrote a bunch of songs.
[ Ago Blue Bunch Just Out Songs Wrote Year]
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- I wrote my first novel because I wanted to read it.
[ Because First Novel Read Wanted Wrote]
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- Once I was condemned to three months' absolute silence. As I could not speak, I wrote a book.
[ Absolute Book Condemned Could Months Once Silence Speak Three Wrote]
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- I liked the kid who wrote me that he had to do a term paper on a modern poet and he was doing me because, though they say you have to read poems twice, he found he could handle mine in one try.
[ Because Could Doing Found Had Handle Kid Liked Mine Modern Paper Poems Poet Read Say Term Though Try Twice Wrote]
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- They wrote it that my moustache was insured for 13 million.
[ Insured Million Moustache Wrote]
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- I am not overlooking any mail. I'm looking at all of it. I even wrote back to the Viagra people.
[ Am Any Back Even Looking Mail Overlooking Viagra Wrote]
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- I'm an actor who they said was wrinkled and balding and everything else when I was in my early 30's. Most of the people who wrote that who thought they were younger than me are now bald and wrinkled.
[ Actor Bald Early Else Everything Most Now Said Than Thought Were Wrinkled Wrote Younger]
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- It was my 16th birthday - my mom and dad gave me my Goya classical guitar that day. I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that was the only thing I could ever really do - write songs and sing them to people.
[ Birthday Classical Could Dad Day Down Ever Gave Guitar Just Knew Mom Only Really Sat Sing Song Songs Them Thing Write Wrote]
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- In my first book, Under Fire, I wrote that I revered Ronald Reagan. That was a dozen years ago. I still feel that way. I think he changed the world for the better for my children and my children's children.
[ Ago Better Book Changed Children Dozen Feel Fire First Reagan Revered Ronald Still Think Under Way World Wrote Years]
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- I wrote that letter, and the one to Nixon. And I wrote more letters, and I thought it might be a magazine article. At that time I sent it to Esquire and Playboy, but anyway, I kept writing, and all of sudden I had enough and thought, well maybe it is a book.
[ Anyway Article Book Enough Esquire Had Kept Letter Letters Magazine Maybe Might More Nixon Playboy Sent Sudden Thought Time Well Writing Wrote]
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- Whites were the winners, blacks were the losers, we wrote the history books, and they didn't feature.
[ Blacks Books Feature History Losers Were Whites Winners Wrote]
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- Michael came home and asked, Would you like to write a song with me? I got this idea for a title called A Kiss at the End of a Rainbow. So we had a couple glasses of wine and wrote it.
[ Asked Called Came Couple End Glasses Got Had Home Idea Kiss Michael Rainbow Song Title Wine Would Write Wrote]
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- I did not feel 'evil' when I wrote advertisements for Puerto Rico. They helped attract industry and tourists to a country which had been living on the edge of starvation for 400 years.
[ Advertisements Attract Been Country Did Edge Evil Feel Had Helped Industry Living Puerto Rico Starvation Tourists Which Wrote Years]
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- I wish I wrote more about the world at more distance from myself.
[ Distance More Myself Wish World Wrote]
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- If I wrote in a sonnet form, I would be distorting. Or if I had some great new idea for line breaks and I used it in a poem, but it's really not right for that poem, but I wanted it, that would be distorting.
[ Breaks Distorting Form Great Had Idea Line New Poem Really Right Some Sonnet Used Wanted Would Wrote]
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- My poems - I don't even like the sound of that, in a way. Not that anyone else wrote them. But we know that only people who are really close to us care about our personal experience.
[ Anyone Care Close Else Even Experience Know Only Our Personal Poems Really Sound Them Us Way Wrote]
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- You know, after filming the movie the book was still just as big. I think it was actually bigger. I think Stephen King went back and wrote extra pages. He's fantastic.
[ Actually After Back Big Bigger Book Extra Fantastic Filming Just King Know Movie Pages Stephen Still Think Went Wrote]
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- Danny and I wrote 10 songs in seven days, which I thought might be close to the record until you probably look at some of the Beatles statistics.
[ Beatles Close Danny Days Look Might Probably Record Seven Some Songs Statistics Thought Until Which Wrote]
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- John wrote with a very deep love for the human race and a concern for its future.
[ Concern Deep Future Human John Love Race Very Wrote]
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- The situation of the Old Left was the theory of Socialist Realism, etc. It seemed pointless to argue. We stayed carefully away from people who wrote for the New Masses.
[ Argue Away Carefully Etc Left Masses New Old Pointless Realism Seemed Situation Socialist Stayed Theory Wrote]
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- I wrote it the right way, so it was copied the wrong way right. I mean the right way wrong.
[ Copied Mean Right Way Wrong Wrote]
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- Do you know what would hold me together on a battlefield? The sense that I was perpetuating the language in which Keats and the rest of them wrote!
[ Battlefield Hold Keats Know Language Perpetuating Rest Sense Them Together Which Would Wrote]
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- I'd like just to be remembered as a guy that came along and did his music, did his best and showed up on time, clean and ready to do the job, wrote a few songs, and had a hell of a time.
[ Along Best Came Clean Did Few Guy Had Hell His Job Just Music Ready Remembered Showed Songs Time Up Wrote]
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- I wrote a novel about Israelis who live their own lives on the slope of a volcano. Near a volcano one still falls in love, one still gets jealous, one still wants a promotion, one still gossips.
[ Falls Gets Gossips Israelis Jealous Live Lives Love Near Novel Own Promotion Slope Still Their Volcano Wants Wrote]
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- I wrote The Same Sea not as a political allegory about Israelis and Palestinians. I wrote it about something much more gutsy and immediate. I wrote it as a piece of chamber music.
[ Allegory Chamber Immediate Israelis More Much Music Palestinians Piece Political Same Sea Something Wrote]
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- I always wrote; my first story was published in the magazine The American Girl when I was 11.
[ Always American First Girl Magazine Published Story Wrote]
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- If you wrote a novel in South Africa which didn't concern the central issues, it wouldn't be worth publishing.
[ Africa Central Concern Issues Novel Publishing South Which Worth Wrote]
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- When the Exxon Valdez spilled in 1989, I was angry. I even wrote on the back of my car, Boycott Exxon!
[ Angry Back Boycott Car Even Spilled Wrote]
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- I don't write about certain arguments I have with my wife. I'd get my head torn off if wrote about certain things.
[ Arguments Certain Get Head Off Things Torn Wife Write Wrote]
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- Well, I think that when you direct a movie or write it. And in the case of the two movies I did, I wrote and directed, they occupy a special place for you.
[ Case Did Direct Directed Movie Movies Occupy Place Special Think Two Well Write Wrote]
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- Some years ago, I wrote a book called the Emperor's New Mind and that book was describing a point of view I had about consciousness and why it was not something that comes about from complicated calculations.
[ Ago Book Calculations Called Comes Complicated Consciousness Describing Emperor Had Mind New Point Some Something View Why Wrote Years]
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- He was the editor of our paper. He created the publishing house in Hebrew. He was - I wouldn't say the "guru" - but really he was our teacher and a most respected man. I wrote for the paper of the youth movement.
[ Created Editor Guru Hebrew House Man Most Movement Our Paper Publishing Really Respected Say Teacher Wrote Youth]
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- And that's why I wrote the book, because our country really needs to understand, if people in this nation understood what our foreign policy is really about, what foreign aid is about, how our corporations work, where our tax money goes, I know we will demand change.
[ Aid Because Book Change Corporations Country Demand Foreign Goes How Know Money Nation Needs Our Policy Really Tax Understand Understood Where Why Will Work Wrote]
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- Stephen Sondheim told me that Oscar Hammerstein believed everything that he wrote. So there's great truth in the songs, and that's what was so wonderful to find.
[ Believed Everything Find Great Hammerstein Oscar Sondheim Songs Stephen Told Truth Wonderful Wrote]
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- I knew that collaborating on songwriting would be difficult for a lot of people, because I was known very much, for my independence and the fact that I wrote these quirky songs that were not typical structure, not typical sound - you know, really original stuff.
[ Because Collaborating Difficult Fact Independence Knew Know Known Lot Much Original Quirky Really Songs Songwriting Sound Structure Stuff These Typical Very Were Would Wrote]
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- Like, I kind of developed my musical style in a vacuum. Even though I listen to a lot of stuff, the way I wrote was in my bedroom, really privately. It's still the way I write, actually.
[ Actually Bedroom Developed Even Kind Listen Lot Musical Privately Really Still Stuff Style Though Vacuum Way Write Wrote]
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- I'd always liked to write, but I never wanted to be a writer, because it seemed a sissy occupation. It is. To this day, I find it terribly easy. And so, rather than trying to hunt up a text, I just wrote one.
[ Always Because Day Easy Find Hunt Just Liked Never Occupation Rather Seemed Sissy Terribly Text Than Trying Up Wanted Write Writer Wrote]
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- My second play, The Birthday Party, I wrote in 1958 - or 1957. It was totally destroyed by the critics of the day, who called it an absolute load of rubbish.
[ Absolute Birthday Called Critics Day Destroyed Load Party Play Rubbish Second Totally Wrote]
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- The Room I wrote in 1957, and I was really gratified to find that it stood up. I didn't have to change a word.
[ Change Find Gratified Really Room Stood Up Word Wrote]
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- My old English buddy, John Rackham, wrote and told me what made science fiction different from all other kinds of literature - science fiction is written according to the science fiction method.
[ According Buddy Different English Fiction John Kinds Literature Made Method Old Other Science Told Written Wrote]
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- Abstract painting is abstract. It confronts you. There was a reviewer a while back who wrote that my pictures didn't have any beginning or any end. He didn't mean it as a compliment, but it was.
[ Abstract Any Back Beginning Compliment Confronts End Mean Painting Pictures Reviewer While Wrote]
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- I invented animals and birds - I had about two dozen. After working on them for six months, I sat down and just for fun wrote two dozen poems to accompany the drawings. It was for no one to every see, but a friend sent me in to an editor.
[ Accompany After Animals Birds Down Dozen Drawings Editor Every Friend Fun Had Invented Just Months Poems Sat See Sent Six Them Two Working Wrote]
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- I can never read this book, just like I can never see a movie that I wrote a screenplay for. I can read it and see it physically, but I can't accurately judge it. I'm too close to it. If I read it ten times I'll have ten different reactions.
[ Accurately Book Close Different Judge Just Movie Never Physically Reactions Read Screenplay See Ten Times Too Wrote]
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- We wrote verses that condemned us, with no hope of pardon, to the most bitter solitude.
[ Bitter Condemned Hope Most Pardon Solitude Us Verses Wrote]
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- I believe that the Framers of the Constitution made their intent clear when they wrote the First Amendment. I believe they wanted to keep the new government from endorsing one religion over another, not erase the public consciousness or common faith.
[ Amendment Another Believe Clear Common Consciousness Constitution Erase Faith First Framers Government Intent Keep Made New Over Public Religion Their Wanted Wrote]
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- The first comedy screenplay that I wrote was Animal House and I always thought I could and should be a director but no one was about to give me that opportunity on Animal House.
[ Always Animal Comedy Could Director First Give House Opportunity Screenplay Should Thought Wrote]
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- Remember that I wrote a pavane for a dead princess, and not a dead pavane for a princess!
[ Dead Princess Remember Wrote]
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- I have spent over 60 years bent over a guitar and to know that I wrote 70 compositions that masters have recorded, that makes me feel so good and full, and proud and thankful to the good Lord.
[ Bent Compositions Feel Full Good Guitar Know Lord Makes Masters Over Proud Recorded Spent Thankful Wrote Years]
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- I got this idea about being afraid to let go of something and being afraid of sinking into a state of almost anesthesia, where you have to trust other people. Just the paranoia of it all. And it seemed to suit the frenetic track. So I just wrote it out and, you know, said it.
[ Afraid Almost Anesthesia Being Frenetic Go Got Idea Into Just Know Other Out Paranoia Said Seemed Sinking Something State Suit Track Trust Where Wrote]
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- Well I guess my music came to prominence around one piece called 'In C' which I wrote in 1964 at that time it was called 'The Global Villages for Symphonic Pieces', because it was a piece built out of 53 simple patterns and the structure was new to music at that time.
[ Around Because Built Called Came Global Guess Music New Out Patterns Piece Pieces Prominence Simple Structure Symphonic Time Villages Well Which Wrote]
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- I didn't choose a word or anything. I just wrote the song until it stopped.
[ Anything Choose Just Song Stopped Until Word Wrote]
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- I never kept a diary, but I wrote detailed notes of my travels.
[ Detailed Diary Kept Never Notes Travels Wrote]
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- I lived to write, and wrote to live.
[ Live Lived Write Wrote]
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- I asked Ring Lardner the other day how he writes his short stories, and he said he wrote a few widely separated words or phrases on a piece of paper and then went back and filled in the spaces.
[ Asked Back Day Few Filled His How Other Paper Phrases Piece Ring Said Separated Short Spaces Stories Then Went Widely Words Writes Wrote]
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- I always wrote about things that were important to me. I think our past success showed that it was also important for a lot of others.
[ Also Always Important Lot Others Our Past Showed Success Things Think Were Wrote]
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- I don't see myself as the boss. I sing and write the songs, and it would feel strange if somebody else wrote the lyrics I sang.
[ Boss Else Feel Lyrics Myself Sang See Sing Somebody Songs Strange Would Write Wrote]
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- I undertake the same project as Montaigne, but with an aim contrary to his own: for he wrote his Essays only for others, and I write my reveries only for myself.
[ Aim Contrary Essays His Myself Only Others Own Project Reveries Same Undertake Write Wrote]
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- The combination of pictures and words together can be really effective, and I began to realise in my career that unless I wrote my own words, then my message was diluted.
[ Began Career Combination Diluted Effective Message Own Pictures Realise Really Then Together Unless Words Wrote]
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- Our founders got it right when they wrote in the Declaration of Independence that our rights come from nature and nature's God, not from government.
[ Come Declaration Founders God Got Government Independence Nature Our Right Rights Wrote]
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- I wrote speculative fiction because I loved to read it, and thought I could do better than some of the people who were getting published.
[ Because Better Could Fiction Getting Loved Published Read Some Speculative Than Thought Were Wrote]
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- But at the time when he wrote, Englishmen, with the rarest exceptions, wrote only in French or Latin; and when they began to write in English, a man of genius, to interpret and improve on him, was not found for a long time.
[ Began English Englishmen Exceptions Found French Genius Him Improve Interpret Latin Long Man Only Rarest Time Write Wrote]
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- Here is the difference between Dante, Milton, and me. They wrote about hell and never saw the place. I wrote about Chicago after looking the town over for years and years.
[ After Between Chicago Dante Difference Hell Here Looking Milton Never Over Place Saw Town Wrote Years]
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- I wrote poems in my corner of the Brooks Street station. I sent them to two editors who rejected them right off. I read those letters of rejection years later and I agreed with those editors.
[ Agreed Brooks Corner Editors Later Letters Off Poems Read Rejected Rejection Right Sent Station Street Them Those Two Wrote Years]
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- There was always the consolation that if I didn't like what I wrote I could throw it away or burn it.
[ Always Away Burn Consolation Could Throw Wrote]
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- I don't admire Freud as much as some people do. Imagine Shakespeare being aware of the Oedipal complex when he wrote Hamlet. It would have been a disaster.
[ Admire Aware Been Being Complex Disaster Freud Hamlet Imagine Much Shakespeare Some Would Wrote]
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- And it was out in the theaters in two weeks. This is not, 'We're going to develop twenty-five and maybe one's going to get made,' so the first three things I wrote got up on the screen and, good, bad or indifferent, I got to see them on their feet.
[ Bad Develop Feet First Get Going Good Got Indifferent Made Maybe Out Screen See Theaters Their Them Things Three Twenty-Five Two Up Weeks Wrote]
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- I figured somebody wrote a story who had a typewriter and I thought that movies were made by the cowboys and that they just said, 'Okay, you fall off the horse this time.'
[ Cowboys Fall Figured Had Horse Just Made Movies Off Okay Said Somebody Story Thought Time Typewriter Were Wrote]
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- When I was really young I didn't know that there was such a thing as a screenwriter. I wrote stories.
[ Know Really Screenwriter Stories Such Thing Wrote Young]
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- My writing improved the more I wrote - and the more I read good writing, from Shakespeare on down.
[ Down Good Improved More Read Shakespeare Writing Wrote]
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- Christ himself wrote nothing, but furnished endless material for books and songs of gratitude and praise.
[ Books Christ Endless Furnished Gratitude Himself Material Nothing Praise Songs Wrote]
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- So this guy, Jeff Johnson, who is an accountant who cares nothing at all about a free press and cares nothing about journalism, he's a right winger who supported the war, you know, who two years ago told people he couldn't stand a word that I wrote.
[ Accountant Ago Cares Free Guy Jeff Johnson Journalism Know Nothing Press Right Stand Supported Told Two War Winger Word Wrote Years]
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- I think there's a poet who wrote once a tragedy by Shakespeare, a symphony by Beethoven and a thunderstorm are based on the same elements. I think that's a beautiful line.
[ Based Beautiful Beethoven Elements Line Once Poet Same Shakespeare Symphony Think Thunderstorm Tragedy Wrote]
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- The problem was the journalists who also did not understand much of my music, but they wrote about it. I think you fell into the usual trap laid out by parts of the press and other writers: that the poor musician has always to fight the evil companies and managers.
[ Also Always Companies Did Evil Fell Fight Into Journalists Laid Managers Much Music Musician Other Out Parts Poor Press Problem Think Trap Understand Usual Writers Wrote]
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- I remember little of the Yukon or what I wrote there.
[ Little Remember Wrote]
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- With the Stray Cats at least, we really took the music somewhere else. First, we wrote our own songs. That's a real weak point in modern classics if you do rockabilly or blues.
[ Blues Cats Classics Else First Least Modern Music Our Own Point Real Really Rockabilly Somewhere Songs Stray Took Weak Wrote]
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- I wrote songs all my life, where anyone wanted to hear them or not.
[ Anyone Hear Life Songs Them Wanted Where Wrote]
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- It takes me a long time to get with a landscape. It took me 20 years before I wrote anything about Ibiza, and I haven't written about Oregon yet, although I've been there 20 years - possibly I'm almost due.
[ Almost Although Anything Been Before Due Get Haven Landscape Long Oregon Possibly Takes Time Took Written Wrote Years Yet]
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- So I wrote what I hoped would be science fiction, I was not at all sure if what I wrote would be acceptable even. But I don't say that I consciously wrote with humour. Humour is a part of you that comes out.
[ Acceptable Comes Consciously Even Fiction Hoped Humour Out Part Say Science Sure Would Wrote]
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- I wrote songs with the guys from Air Supply for their record... So I was just writing songs.
[ Air Guys Just Record Songs Supply Their Writing Wrote]
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- In the beginning, we had a great deal of freedom, and Jerry wrote completely out of his imagination - very, very freely. We even had no editorial supervision to speak of, because they were in such a rush to get the thing in before deadline. But later on we were restricted.
[ Because Before Beginning Completely Deadline Deal Editorial Even Freedom Freely Get Great Had His Imagination Jerry Later Out Restricted Rush Speak Such Supervision Thing Very Were Wrote]
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- I always sang standards because the songs I wrote for myself weren't as easy to sing.
[ Always Because Easy Myself Sang Sing Songs Standards Weren Wrote]
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- Morrissey wrote a really gorgeous song for me. I'm crazy for that man. And he thinks I'm hip!
[ Crazy Gorgeous Hip Man Really Song Thinks Wrote]
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- Morrissey wrote to me and said, I have a song for you and if we release it as a single, you'll be on the charts for the first time since 1972, I said, what time, where?
[ Charts First Release Said Since Single Song Time Where Wrote]
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- The worst storyline I've ever been involved in I wasn't involved in, because I was clever enough to get pregnant with my second child and they wrote me out and they replaced me with Christine Jones. And thank God - that was the worst storyline.
[ Because Been Child Christine Clever Enough Ever Get God Involved Jones Out Pregnant Replaced Second Storyline Thank Worst Wrote]
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- I wrote about people who liked fake fireplaces in their parlor, who thought a brass horse with a clock embedded in its flank was wonderful.
[ Brass Clock Embedded Fake Flank Horse Liked Parlor Their Thought Wonderful Wrote]
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- Up till now I wrote the songs on my acoustic guitar alone with the Lord. Then I would take the song and share it with my family and then we all would figure out instrumentation together.
[ Acoustic Alone Family Figure Guitar Instrumentation Lord Now Out Share Song Songs Take Then Till Together Up Would Wrote]
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- When we started I wasn't the singer. I was the drunk rhythm guitarist who wrote all these weird songs.
[ Drunk Guitarist Rhythm Singer Songs Started These Weird Wrote]
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- When you know your cast well and their strengths and weaknesses, you can start writing for them, just the way Shakespeare wrote for his actors.
[ Actors Cast His Just Know Shakespeare Start Strengths Their Them Way Weaknesses Well Writing Wrote Your]
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- When I was 5, my mother threw a party, and a friend and I wrote and performed a play called The Dutch Doll.
[ Called Doll Dutch Friend Mother Party Performed Play Threw Wrote]
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- New-Year's Day arriving, and the ministers, to whom I wrote, remaining silent, I consider their silence as evidence, that they cannot prove what I said not to be from the Lord, and have therefore published as I was directed.
[ Arriving Cannot Consider Day Directed Evidence Lord Ministers Prove Published Remaining Said Silence Silent Their Therefore Whom Wrote]
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- Someone wrote a piece about Henry Green in The Partisan Review that was so intriguing that I got one of his novels, Loving, I believe, which was the first that came to attention in the United States.
[ Attention Believe Came First Got Green Henry His Intriguing Loving Novels Partisan Piece Review Someone States United Which Wrote]
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- I wrote the original Mike Hammer as a comic, Mike Danger.
[ Comic Danger Hammer Mike Original Wrote]
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- I'm a commercial writer, not an author. Margaret Mitchell was an author. She wrote one book.
[ Author Book Commercial Margaret Mitchell She Writer Wrote]
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- Oh yeah, I was one of the first guys writing comic books, I wrote Captain America, with guys like Stan Lee, who became famous later on with Marvel Comics.
[ America Became Books Captain Comic Comics Famous First Guys Later Lee Marvel Oh Stan Writing Wrote Yeah]
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- English is taking over the world. I just wrote a piece about it. And it's not by design. The United States dominates because it's the biggest market.
[ Because Biggest Design Dominates English Just Market Over Piece States Taking United World Wrote]
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- I was one of those dark, quiet kids that wrote poetry.
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- The songs are about things that we were thinking and we wrote 'em down, and when you listen to 'em, whatever you think it's about... THAT'S what it's about!
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- I wrote because I needed to and wanted to. It never occurred to me that I'd become famous.
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- In my late teenage years, I developed a real passion for it, and wrote a lot of poetry.
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- For the novels I wrote before selling anything, I didn't outline much. I had a vague idea of the story.
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- In the first year, 1988, I wrote and sold 3 novels.
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- Peace Train is a song I wrote, the message of which continues to breeze thunderously through the hearts of millions of human beings.
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- I did know Ted Hughes and I partly wrote the book to explain to myself and others the complexities of a marriage that was for six years wonderfully productive of poetry and then ended in tragedy.
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- My earlier poems were sadder than my poems are today, perhaps because I wrote them in confusion or when I was unhappy. But I am not a melancholy person, quite the contrary, no one enjoys laughing more than I do.
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- And we had our own laws. I mean, I wrote them. And we had our own customs, and traditions, and proprieties.
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- The Glass Key is better than anything Hemingway ever wrote.
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- I did not write it. God wrote it. I merely did his dictation.
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- Royal Canadian Air Farce, and I was in three sketches there. And they wrote some really great stuff for me.
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- I sent The World Well Lost to one editor who rejected it on sight, and then wrote a letter to every other editor in the field warning them against the story, and urging them to reject it on sight without reading it.
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- I wrote the very first stories in science fiction which dealt with homosexuality, The World Well Lost and Affair With a Green Monkey.
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- Once I had all the facts in, I found I didn't have the immoral courage to pull the caper. So I wrote it as a story. As a teenager, I didn't have any skills for writing as such, so it came out in 1500 words.
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- I did all my directing when I wrote the screenplay. It was probably harder for a regular director. He probably had to read the script the night before shooting started.
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- I wanted to write it long before I wrote Every Night, Josephine! I'd been thinking about it a long time.
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- Possibly he knew, as he wrote this, that he was mad - because inside every madman sits a little sane man saying 'You're mad, you're mad.'
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- The reporter wrote with the hope that he would get a by-line in the Times, a testimony to his being alive on that day and all the tomorrows of microfilm.
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- That's why I wrote this book: to show how these people can imbue us with hope. I read somewhere that when a person takes part in community action, his health improves. Something happens to him or to her biologically. It's like a tonic.
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- Solace is my favorite song. It was the last song we wrote for the record. It was right when we really started to mesh as far as music goes and we started really connecting with each other.
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- I probably wrote three-quarters of the songs without an instrument in my hands.
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- Although a madman, Norton wrote letters to Abraham Lincoln and Queen Victoria which they took seriously.
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- Then I decided I couldn't just crawl in the corner and die, so I started putting pen to paper and wrote some songs. I had no idea what for or who I was going to work with. I tried to find my way and direction.
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- See, I never wrote arrangements for the band for Judy Garland; I did strictly special material, special lyrics, put together all of her medleys.
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- When you say "I wrote a program that crashed Windows," people just stare at you blankly and say "Hey, I got those with the system, for free."
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- When I first wrote for orchestra, I didn't realize, when you have 20 people playing a violin line, that is very different than one person playing that line.
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- Big Night and The Impostors are both things that I wrote.
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- I wrote my children's book because I believe there are children that are hurting and may need to know that there is love out there for them- God's love.
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- Every time there's a revolution, it comes from somebody reading a book about revolution. David Walker wrote a book and Nat Turner did his thing.
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- I just wrote what I felt like writing since they seemed to sell.
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- So I'll write it, and then I'll find out that I actually wrote something that is utterly useless. You can't use it in the story and it doesn't fit. So I just throw it away. I've done that countless times.
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- Then there was Clark Ashton Smith, who wrote for Weird Tales and who had a wild imagination. He wasn't a very talented writer, but his imagination was wonderful.
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- Coming back to the topic of computer security, the TCP Wrapper is an example of such a safety net. I wrote it when my systems were under attack by someone who appeared to walk through walls.
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- In a previous life I wrote the software that controlled my physics experiments. That software had to deal with all kinds of possible failures in equipment. That is probably where I learned to rely on multiple safety nets inside and around my systems.
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- I think Shakespeare is really the one. Words as music and music as words. Everything he wrote was good, which is really frightening.
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- It came about as follows: over the years when I was involved in dianetics, I wrote the beginnings of many stories. I would get an idea, and then write the beginning, and then never touch it again.
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- Richard Wagner, a musician who wrote music which is better than it sounds.
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- But I would like to think that it's the actor that makes the difference in these cases. Not the director, not the guy that wrote the book, not the guy that adapted it for the screen, but the actor.
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- When I wrote The Onion Field, I realized that my first two novels were just practice.
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- Which is a wonderful irony, I have property there. I go back every chance I get. One of the main reasons I actually wrote the book, agreed to write it having never wanted to do that in my life, very intimidating by the way to write a book.
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- After spending three years of my life looking into this, I am more convinced than ever that the U.S. government's responsibility for the drug problems in South Central Los Angeles and other inner cities is greater than I ever wrote in the newspaper.
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- When we finally came to start work on this, the joy was it was only Joel and I, we didn't have to answer to anybody, and we didn't have to submit a screen play or anything like that. We just wrote it and then made it.
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- I wrote most of these songs right before the end. A lot of these songs are about that. Even if it's not direct, you can feel the beginning of the end of the breakup in these songs.
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- We wrote what sounded good to us and hoped it would find a home.
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- You made a lot of mistakes, and you wrote a lot of crap. But it was all part of the learning process.
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- Were there stories I wrote along the way that were terrible clinkers? God, yes. But they were all a product of their time, and I did the best I could.
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- I wrote a lot in study hall to while away the hours.
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- Saddam Hussein wrote the book on human rights violations.
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- I just wrote a book, but don't go out and buy it yet, because I don't think it's finished yet.
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- I had an instinctive feeling that the people who have little or no school training should have something coming into their homes weekly which dealt with their problems in a simple, helpful way... so I wrote in a plain, common-sense way on the things that concerned our people.
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- I grew up in a place where everybody was a storyteller, but nobody wrote. It was that kind of Celtic, storytelling tradition: everybody would have a story at the pub or at parties, even at the clubs and raves.
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- Filmmakers and critics wrote about each other and sometimes very harshly. This no longer exists.
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- I try to gauge whether a girl likes me before I make a move. I would write a page-long note to a girl.If she wrote a whole page back, I knew she liked me, too. If she wrote back like two words, then I figured I'd move on.
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- Seem to be telling this, but really telling that. Three-dimensional writing, like three-dimensional chess. Nabokov was the other master of that. You could learn something from Nabokov on every page he ever wrote.
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- I took lots of photographs and had planned to write a treatise on how it worked, but I quickly got bored with that idea and wrote a scientific fairy tale instead.
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- If the writing is honest it cannot be separated from the man who wrote it.
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- For me, the original play becomes an historical document: This is where I was when I wrote it, and I have to move on now to something else.
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- The Washington Times wrote a story questioning the authenticity of some of the suggestions made about me in Silent Coup. But as a believer in the First Amendment, I believe they have more than a right to air their views.
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- I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.
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- Indeed, I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.
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- I don't know why Sinclair Lewis fell in love with me. He didn't get even the slightest response from me. But his letters were lovely. And the poems he wrote me were lovely. I used some of them in my book.
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- We lived on a farm in the English countryside, where we wrote a lot of our music. You really were treated like an artist during those days-not like product, which is now the mode.
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- I wrote the tunes and sang only nonsense words. Then came Moore and dressed them with the lyrics.
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- We fought during 'The Wall,' which was an album Waters wrote, based on his family story, we clashed long before that, during the period of the Dark Side and 'Wish You Were Here.' Actually, we never got along.
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- I wrote a few children's books... not on purpose.
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- People are quite shocked when you remind them that Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra never wrote a song that they recorded in their lives, as far as I know.
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- I wrote a lot of stuff quickly: pages and pages of notes that seemed pretty incoherent at first. Most of it was taken from the radio because -suddenly being a parent- I'd be confronted by the radio giving a news report every hour of the day.
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- I wrote my thesis on the benefits of war and very near got thrown out of college. But I can show you where the greatest advancement of mankind comes under stress and strain, not comfort.
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- I never fantasized or invented a thing, not one thing. I knew every single thing I ever wrote about.
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- The first poem I ever wrote, about loss, when I was 5 years old, expressed the themes of everything I would ever write.
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- I just wrote one song at a time. Kinda like an alcoholic. One day at a time.
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- I was just 20 years old when I wrote Broken Arrow.
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