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" A declaration of the independence of America, and the sovereignty of the United States was drawn by the ingenious and philosophic pen of Thomas Jefferson, Esquire, a delegate from the state of Virginia. "
Mercy Otis Warren
" After all these years, I definitely associate having a pen in my hand with having an ashtray just out of eye line. "
" After I'd produced about two dozen pen and ink drawings, one evening I decided that they needed poems to accompany them. I still have no idea where that notion came from, but it took me about two hours to produce verses for these creatures. "
" All anyone agreed on was that Kurban Said was the pen name of a writer who had probably come from Baku, an oil city in the Caucasus, and that he was either a nationalist poet who was killed in the Gulags or the dilettante son of an oil millionaire or a Viennese cafe-society writer who died after stabbing himself in the foot. "
" A man of letters never objects to a slum. He sharpens his pen there. "
George A. Moore
" An indictment of entitlements has to focus on the huge 'social wealth' that the welfare state creates at the stroke of the pen. Yet statistical tests of the effects of welfare spending on employment yield erratic results. "
" A pen is different from the pad, the key, moving your fingers across a screen. I like both. I like to work on sketchbooks, big old white sketch paper. I like how that feels, and I like to put different media on it. Then there's the phone, smartphone, iPad: It's the new page, and it's not the same page anymore. "
Juan Felipe Herrera
" A pen is to me as a beak is to a hen. "
J. R. R. Tolkien
" A programming language is for thinking about programs, not for expressing programs you've already thought of. It should be a pencil, not a pen. "
" Artists are the people that no matter what, pick up the pen, pick up a paintbrush. They take the time to translate what is happening to create something that resonates deeply with the rest of the people that are caught in the middle of their own reality. "
Anna Deavere Smith
" As a writer, you have to be mean and vicious. Use the pen as your gun. Sometimes the people you write about get hurt. "
" As bad as the Obama administration is at trying to legislate without legislators, all too often, Congress is responsible for handing them the 'pen and phone.' "
" A woman may have a witty tongue or a stinging pen but she will never laugh at her own individual shortcomings. "
Irvin S. Cobb
" A writer uses a pen instead of a scalpel or blow torch. "
" A writer without a pen would be like a duck without water! "
" Because I don't produce insulin, I have to put insulin into my body, which means that I have a pen with a needle on it. I have it with me. You have to stick it in your thigh, or your arm - a lot of different spots you can put it. "
" Before I could even hold a pen I was singing. "
" Being attached to America these days is like being in a pen with a wounded bull. "
" Beneath the rule of men entirely great, the pen is mightier than the sword. "
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
" But this is neither here nor there why do I mention it? Ask my pen, it governs me, I govern not it. "
" Caesar had perished from the world of men, had not his sword been rescued by his pen. "
" Certain governments are suggesting that bloggers and tweeters aren't 'real' writers and, so, don't merit protection. A writer is anyone from a Nobel laureate to a debut blogger. They all get PEN's attention. "
John Ralston Saul
" Comics, for me, is being able to sing alone in the shower. I find it freeing. You just pick up a pen and get to it. "
" Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books, for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not hesitate to do the same with his pen. "
" Don't set pen to paper until you know your main characters inside out. Create files detailing their appearances, likes, dislikes, and personal background. You may not use all the information, but it is a crucial step in planning your story. "
" Do you think I am standing here, making this up as I go? I am sorry to disillusion you. I am not Robin Williams. I am the king of the pen. "
" Editing is such a voyeuristic treat for me. I land on a theme and ask authors to pen works that fit the topic. "
" Every guy should be the owner of a really nice pen. When you put your thoughts down, or whenever you're going to share something with someone, it means something if it bleeds out in a nice ink. "
" Everyone should have a tailor. David Wilkes, the guy who does my stuff, is like, 'Well you're a writer - do you want a special pen compartment or something?' Bespoke: That's the term you want to get out there. "
" Fame lost its appeal for me when I went into a public restroom and an autograph seeker handed me a pen and paper under the stall door. "
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