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    7/16

    You cannot write  for children.  They're much too complicated.  You can only write books that are of interest to them. Maurice Sendak
    londonmolly londonmolly 51-55 Jul 16, 2008

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    Strive To Make Things Happen

    Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success. Pablo Picasso
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F Apr 6, 2013

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    7/15

    ...but why should one be ashamed of writing badly in spite of knowing better -- it's results that shows errors.  Here you doubtless observe my tendency to do wrong against my will.  As something has involuntarily crept into my head through my eyes, I love to indulge it...
    londonmolly londonmolly 51-55 Jul 15, 2008

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    12/18

    [Writing is] dark and lonely work, like oral sex, but someone has to do it.    Joseph Heller
    londonmolly londonmolly 51-55 2 Responses Jul 18, 2008

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    7/14

    There is only one position for an artist anywhere; and that is upright. Dylan Thomas
    londonmolly londonmolly 51-55 1 Response Jul 14, 2008

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    7/17

    I write when I'm inspired, and I see to it that I'm inspired at nine o'clock every morning. Lillian Hellman
    londonmolly londonmolly 51-55 Jul 17, 2008

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    7/19

    I decided it was not wisdom that enabled [poets] to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.   Socrates
    londonmolly londonmolly 51-55 1 Response Jul 19, 2008

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    7/13

    Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. Thomas Merton  
    londonmolly londonmolly 51-55 2 Responses Jul 13, 2008

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