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  • For me, writing essays, prose and fiction is a great way to be self-indulgent.

    Writing   Self   Fiction  
  • Programming is the art of writing essays in crystal clear prose and making them executable

    Art   Writing   Crystals  
    Per Brinch Hansen (1996). “The search for simplicity: essays in parallel programming”, IEEE
  • Writing essays and teaching composition have helped me immensely in writing poetry, because they've forced me to focus on the structure of ideas.

    "Cartographer of Word Galaxies". Interview with Susan Lerner, logger.believermag.com. September 24, 2013.
  • The world is full of educated derelicts.

    Quoted in Quotable Calvin Coolidge, ed. Peter Hannaford (2001).
  • Autobiographical writings, essays, interviews, various other things... All the non-fiction prose I wanted to keep, that was the idea behind this collected volume, which came out about few years ago. I didn't think of Winter Journal, for example, as an autobiography, or a memoir. What it is is a literary work, composed of autobiographical fragments, but trying to attain, I hope, the effect of music.

    Interview with Nathalie Cochoy, Sophie Vallas, transatlantica.revues.org. March 2014.
  • Seneca devoted much of his time to writing essays in praise of poverty, and in lending money at usurious rates.

  • Doubt is my boon companion, the faithful St. Bernard ever at my side. Whether writing essays or just going about daily life, I am constantly second-guessing myself. My mind is filled with 'yes, buts,' 'so whats?' and other skeptical rejoinders. I am forever monitoring myself for traces of folly, insensitivity, arrogance, false humility, cruelty, stupidity, immaturity and, guess what, I keep finding examples. Age has not made me wiser, except maybe in retrospect.

  • The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to protect its free expression should be our first object.

    Thomas Jefferson, Henry Augustine Washington (1854). “The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Being His Autobiography, Correspondence, Reports, Messages, Addresses, and Other Writings, Official and Private : Published by the Order of the Joint Committee of Congress on the Library, from the Original Manuscripts, Deposited in the Department of State”, p.379
  • Maybe someone's who's a different kind of writer [would think otherwise] - someone who'd be just as comfortable writing essays on what their novels are about. Sometimes you feel like certain novelists are like that.

    Source: therumpus.net
  • I never start with what lots of people think of as a subject or a theme. They're school words, not art words. So, writing essays busts my arse because the art is in addressing the subject. I find it really difficult and monstrously time-consuming. In an essay I need to employ my imagination but it's indentured in a way it's not when I'm free to make everything up.

    Art   Writing   School  
    Source: www.readings.com.au
  • If my father were still writing essays, every full-grown 'girl' would probably be transformed into a'woman'.

    Girl   Father   Writing  
    1998 On her father, Clifton Fadiman, a renowned man-ofletters. In Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader.
  • I sort of was good at writing essays. I was never very good at mathematics, and I was never very good at algebra. I loved science, but I wasn't sure of it.

  • I like English, and I like writing essays, and that kind of stuff.

    Writing   Stuff   Kind  
    "Abigail Breslin Talks JANIE JONES, NEW YEAR’S EVE, Animated ZAMBEZIA, and Other Upcoming Projects". Interview with Christina Radish, collider.com. October 28, 2011.
  • A consensus means that everyone agrees to say collectively what no one believes individually.

  • I don't like writing essays or theory.

  • I don't write political plays in the sense that I'm writing essays that are kind of disguised as plays. I would really defy anyone to watch any of my plays and say 'Well, here's the point.'

    "Pulitzer-winning playwright talks gay marriage, Obama, new play". Interview With Chris Welch, www.cnn.com. June 15, 2009.
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