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Lillian Hellman
(1905-1987) born on
Jun 20
US dramatist. She is best known for her memoirs and play "The Little Foxes," 1959.
         
   
F
If I had to give young writers advice, I would say don't listen to writers talking about writing or themselves.

R
It's an indulgence to sit in a room and discuss your beliefs as if they were a juicy piece of gossip.
A
God forgives those who invent what they need.
N
Nothing you write, if you hope to be good, will ever come out as you first hoped.
K
Success isn't everything but it makes a man stand straight.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "New York Times," 21 Feb 1960.
R: Sara Muller, in "Watch on the Rhine," act 2.
A: "The Little Foxes," 1939.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: Julian, in "Toys in the Attic," act 1, 1959.
   


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