Writing: Definition, Meaning, Function

Moliere:

“Writing I like prostitution.  First, you do it for the love of it, then you do it for a few friends, and finally you do it for the money.”

Henry James’ injunction to all writers: “Be someone on whom nothing is lost.”

Ben Hecht:

“Writing a good movie brings a writer about as much fame as steering a bicycle.”

Donald M. Murray, Pulitzer Prize winner:

“Writing is an act of arrogance and communication.”

Lord Chesterfield’s letter to his son:

:Excuse me for writing a long letter. I didn’t have time to write a short one.”

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