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"Of all the arts I suppose writing is the one which develops the lowest attributes, in that its very pursuit magnifies all the human failings. It encourages introversion, insomnia, irritability and all forms of self-indulgence. It encourages a sensitiveness which makes one open to any sort of slight. It begets a type of personal inflation, for it is nearly impossible to continue without the consciousness of definite gift of genius."
John P. Marquand
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