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'All autobiography is self-indulgent.'

'Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.'

'When one is writing a novel in the first person, one must be that person.'

'Women want love to be a novel, men a short story.'

'Writers should be read, but neither seen nor heard.'

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Almost all crime is due to the repressed desire for aesthetic expression. - Evelyn Waugh
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