"The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth."
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"No man knows he is young while he is young."
"A sensual and intemperate youth translates into an old worn-out body."
"Youth is a period of missed opportunities."
"A writer is a person who has solutions for which there are no riddles."
"For a creative writer possession of the truth is less important than emotional sincerity."
"If I had more time I would write a shorter letter."
"The last thing we decide in writing a book is what to put first."
"Writers, you know, are the beggars of Western society."
"Good writing excites me, and makes life worth living."
"Most authors steal their works, or buy."
"Ten censure wrong, for one that writes amiss."
"Why did I write? What sin to me unknown dipped me in ink, my parents , or my own?"
"Nothing written for pay is worth printing. Only what has been written against the market."
"Make em laugh; make em cry; make em wait."
"To write something, you have to risk making a fool of yourself."
"Never write on a subject until you have read yourself full of it."
"The only reason for being a professional writer is that you can't help it."
"Whores and writers, Mahound. We are the people you can't forgive."
"Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one."
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