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  1. I have done more harm by the falseness of trying to please than by the honesty of trying to hurt.


  2. We can love an honest rogue, but what is more offensive than a false saint?


  3. If you want a baby, have a new one. Don't baby the old one.


  4. The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future.




  5. A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.


  6. Faithfulness to the past can be a kind of death above ground. Writing of the past is a resurrection; the past then lives in your words and you are free.


  7. Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.


  8. A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever.


  9. A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.


  10. It's very easy to forgive others their mistakes, it takes more gut and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.


  11. Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.


  12. We want the facts to fit the preconceptions. When they don't it is easier to ignore the facts than to change the preconceptions.


  13. Groan and forget it.


  14. I've done more harm by the falseness of trying to please than by the honesty of trying to hurt.


  15. Writing is a solitary occupation. Family, friends, and society are the natural enemies of the writer. He must be alone, uninterrupted, and slightly savage if he is to sustain and complete an undertaking.


  16. Memory is a magnet. It will pull to it and hold only material nature has designed it to attract.


  17. A big iron needle stitching the country together.


  18. It is very east to forgive others their mistakes; it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own.


  19. The West is color. Its colors are animal rather than vegetable, the colors of earth and sunlight and ripeness.


  20. To meet at all, one must open ones eyes to another; and there is no true conversation no matter how many words are spoken, unless the eye, unveiled and listening, opens itself to the other.


  21. Talent is helpful in writing, but guts are absolutely necessary.


  22. One can write out of love or hate. Hate tells one a great deal about a person. Love makes one become the person. Love, contrary to legend, is not half as blind, at least for writing purposes, as hate. Love can see the evil and not cease to be love. Hate cannot see the good and remain hate. The writer, writing out of hatred, will, thus, paint a far more partial picture than if he had written out of love.



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