A travel book is about someone who goes somewhere travels on the ground sees something and spends quite a lot of time doing it and has a hard time and then comes back and writes about it. It's not about inventing.
A veteran journalist has never had time to think twice before he writes.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and about all time.
I felt like I was a teacher. But nowadays I am as much a student of his. He writes a lot of what we play.
It's always flattering when somebody you really respect and like wants you to be involved in their project - let alone writes a part with your voice in mind.
Who writes poetry imbibes honey from the poisoned lips of life.
The moving finger writes and having written moves on. Nor all thy piety nor all thy wit can cancel half a line of it.
For me it's also - the music is equally as important. I mean I think as somebody who writes music there just has to sort of be the marriage between both.
If you're a singer you lose your voice. A baseball player loses his arm. A writer gets more knowledge and if he's good the older he gets the better he writes.
For someone who writes fiction in order to activate the imagination and the unconscious it's essential to be free.
Sometimes God writes straightforward in twisted lines.
I wanted to be that quirky girl who writes funny songs that still have meaning.
God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is he's stuck with so many bad actors who don't know how to play funny.
I always thought we had an environmental problem but I hadn't realized how urgent it was. James Lovelock writes that by the end of this century there will be one billion people left.
It is no great art to say something briefly when like Tacitus one has something to say when one has nothing to say however and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar - that I call an achievement.
Every artist writes his own autobiography.
I'll tell you Quentin Tarantino really writes the most amazing dialogue.
Anyone who writes knows that ultimately the majority of your time is spent alone in a room with a piano or a guitar no matter what the project is.
God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone but also on trees and in the flowers and clouds and stars.
Each age tries to form its own conception of the past. Each age writes the history of the past anew with reference to the conditions uppermost in its own time.
Anyone who writes an autobiographical work at the age of 34 is at best presumptuous. It occurred to me that it was time to set the record straight.
At the age when Bengali youth almost inevitably writes poetry I was listening to European classical music.