Irwin Shaw

Irwin Shaw

was an American playwright, screenwriter, novelist, and short-story author whose written works have sold more than 14 million copies.
No writer need feel sorry for himself if he writes and enjoys it, even if he doesn't get paid.More Irwin Shaw quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A writer is a human being. He has to live with a sense of honor.More Irwin Shaw quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Writing is like a contact sport, like football. Why do kids play football? They can get hurt on any play, can't they? Yet they can't wait until Saturday comes around so they can play on the high school team, or the college team, and get smashed around. Writing is like that. You can get hurt, but you enjoy it!More Irwin Shaw quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I never show anything to anybody until I've finished itMore Irwin Shaw quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't think that the writer is regarded as a freak by AmericansMore Irwin Shaw quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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Michael Jackson Escapism and wonder is influence. It makes you feel good, and that allows you to do things. You just keep on moving ahead, and you say, 'God, is this wonderful - do I appreciate it.' [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Golda Meir I don't know why you use a fancy French word like detente when there's a good English phrase for it - cold war. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Jack Canfield My definition of success is "the fulfillment of your soul's purpose." [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


David Hare Never take advice from anyone with no investment in the outcome. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Jonathan Swift If a man would register all his opinions upon love, politics, religion, learning etc., beginning from his youth, and so go to old age, what a bundle of inconsistencies and contradictions would appear at last. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More