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Judith Guest

  • To have a reason to get up in the morning, it is necessary to possess a guiding principle. A belief of some kind. A bumper sticker if you will.

  • It made me feel good. To know the nuts still have a chance to take over the world.

  • And if you ever do a survey, you'll find that people prefer illusion to reality, ten to one. Twenty, even.

  • People who keep stiff upper lips find that it's damn hard to smile.

  • The 'creator' and the 'editor' — two halves of the writer whole — should sleep in separate rooms.

    • Judith Guest,
    • in Writer's Digest ()
  • Writers don't write to inform other people, they write to find out something themselves.

    • Judith Guest

Judith Guest, U.S. writer, screenwriter

(1936)