quote by George Burns

Love is a lot like a backache. It doesn't show up on x-rays, but you know it's there.

— George Burns

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The Alexander Technique helped a long-standing back problem and to get a good night's sleep after many years of tossing and turning.

I've helped people get rid of headaches by placing my hand on their forehead, and backaches by placing my hand on their back. It's a powerful example of love that really works.

Well, it so happens that I have had a spinal curvature since I was about thirteen and every once in a while that has given me some trouble, and at that time it began to kick up again. and occasionally I have to get into bed and nurse a severe backache.

I very often used to get backaches due to the fact that I was wrong.

Whenever you are wrong you have to fight or [take] flight. When [I] make the decision, the backache goes away.

There is very little that is accidental in my work.

I believe in serendipity for developments of plot, but the actual writing is arrived at by very hard work. The joy of writing doesn't mean that you don't get the backaches and headaches and the days when it's not coming.

Well, it so happens that I have had a spinal curvature since I was about thirteen and every once in a while that has given me some trouble, and at that time it began to kick up again. and occasionally I have to get into bed and nurse a severe backache.

Sometimes I think illness sits inside every woman, waiting for the right moment to bloom. I have known so many sick women all my life. Women with chronic pain, with ever-gestating diseases. Women with conditions. Men, sure, they have bone snaps, they have backaches, they have a surgery or two, yank out a tonsil, insert a shiny plastic hip. Women get consumed.

People talk about books that write themselves, and it's a lie.

Books don't write themselves. It takes thought and research and backache and notes and more time and more work than you'd believe.

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