"If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad."
- Lord Byron
"Writer's aren't exactly people, they're a whole lot of people trying to be one person."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
"How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live."
- Henry David Thoreau
"To gain your own voice, forget about having it heard. Become a saint of your own province and your own consciousness."
- Allen Ginsberg