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Writing is a solitary occupation. Family, friends, and society are the natural enemies of the writer. He must be alone, uninterrupted, and slightly savage if he is to sustain and complete an undertaking.

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A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever.

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Only a fool would refuse to enter a fool's paradise when that's the only paradise he'll ever have a chance to enter.

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There are two barriers that often prevent communication between the young and their elders. The first is middle-aged forgetfulness of the fact that they themselves are no longer young. The second is youthful ignorance of the fact that the middle aged are still alive.

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Faithfulness to the past can be a kind of death above ground. Writing of the past is a resurrection: the past then lives in your words and you are free.

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Writing is a solitary occupation. Family, friends, and society are the natural enemies of the writer. He must be alone, uninterrupted, and slightly savage if he is to sustain and complete an undertaking.

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It is very east to forgive others their mistakes: it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.

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The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future.

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The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future.

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