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Mary Gordon on the Joy of Notebooks and How Writing by Hand Catalyzes Creativity
Mary Gordon on the Joy of Notebooks and How Writing by Hand Catalyzes Creativity

“However thoroughly we lose ourselves in the vortex of our invention, we inhabit a corporeal world.”

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Alexander Graham Bell on Originality, Plagiarism, Language, and Education
Alexander Graham Bell on Originality, Plagiarism, Language, and Education

“Our most original compositions are composed exclusively of expressions derived from others.”

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Thomas Edison, Power-Napper: The Great Inventor on Sleep and Success
Thomas Edison, Power-Napper: The Great Inventor on Sleep and Success

“Success is the product of the severest kind of mental and physical application.”

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Order to the Chaos of Life: Isabel Allende on Writing
Order to the Chaos of Life: Isabel Allende on Writing

“Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too.”

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Uncreative Writing: Redefining Language and Authorship in the Digital Age
Uncreative Writing: Redefining Language and Authorship in the Digital Age

“An updated notion of genius would have to center around one’s mastery of information and its dissemination.”

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9 Rules for Success by British Novelist Amelia E. Barr, 1901
9 Rules for Success by British Novelist Amelia E. Barr, 1901

“Genius is nothing more nor less than doing well what anyone can do badly.”

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