“If there is good to be said, the writer should say it. If there is bad to be said, he should say it in a way that reflects the truth that, though we see the evil, we choose to continue among the living.” - John Gardner
“There are no ‘great’ subjects for the creative writer; there are only the singular details of a single human life.” - Richard Selzer
“Write if you will: but write about the world as it is and as you think it ought to be and must be - if there is to be a world.” - Lorraine Hansberry
“The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.” - Anaïs Nin
“If you are killed because you are a writer, that’s the maximum expression of respect, you know.” - Mario Vargas Llosa
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