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Satire is what closes Saturday night.

Satire is what closes Saturday night.

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Writing is manual labor of the mind: a job, like laying pipe.

Writing is manual labor of the mind: a job, like laying pipe.

by John Gregory Dunne Found in: Literary Quotes,
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Men are more satirical from vanity than from malice.

Men are more satirical from vanity than from malice.

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If I was educated, I'd be a damn fool.

If I was educated, I'd be a damn fool.

by Bob Marley Found in: Fool Quotes,
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I always tell people that I became a writer not because I went to school but because my mother took read more

I always tell people that I became a writer not because I went to school but because my mother took me to the library. I wanted to become a writer so I could see my name in the card catalog.

by Sandra Cisneros Found in: Literary Quotes,
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Satire should, like a polished razor keen,
Wound with a touch that's scarcely felt or seen.
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Satire should, like a polished razor keen,
Wound with a touch that's scarcely felt or seen.
Thine is an oyster knife, that hacks and hews;
The rage but not the talent to abuse.

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If you're a singer you lose your voice. A baseball player loses his arm. A writer gets more knowledge, and read more

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.

by Mickey Spillane Found in: Literary Quotes,
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Oh you who are born of the blood of the gods, Trojan son of Anchises, easy is the descent to read more

Oh you who are born of the blood of the gods, Trojan son of Anchises, easy is the descent to hell; the door of dark Dis stands open day and night. But to retrace your steps and come out to the air above, that is work, that is labor!

by Virgil Found in: Literary Quotes,
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To be or not to be that is the question. Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings read more

To be or not to be that is the question. Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or take arms against a sea of troubles, and by opposing, end them.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Literary Quotes,
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