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Born: 1918-08-20
Profession: Author
Nation: American
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Acting is glamour but writing is hard work, so I'm going to be an actress.

Tags: Hard, Work, Writing

The second draft is on yellow paper, that's when I work on characterizations. The third is pink, I work on story motivations. Then blue, that's where I cut, cut, cut.

Tags: Second, Story, Work

As a writer no one's gonna tell me how to write, I'm gonna write the way I wanna write!

Tags: Tell, Write, Writer

I don't think any novelist should be concerned with literature.

Tags: Concerned, Literature, Novelist

I wanted to write it long before I wrote Every Night, Josephine! I'd been thinking about it a long time.

Tags: Night, Thinking, Time

As long as I don't have an idea, I won't write anything.

Tags: Idea, Won, Write

The substance of faith is a hope in the unseen.

Tags: Faith, Hope, Substance

Al-Qaeda has a kind of loose, almost entrepreneurial structure with lots of cells in various countries that are semi-independent.

Tags: Almost, Countries, Lots

I don't have to deal with the issues of the daily news cycle.

Tags: Daily, Deal, News

I've been a reporter for 20 years, and I don't ever get things wrong. That's important in terms of my professional status.

Tags: Reporter, Status, Wrong

Message matters. Message matters almost as much as actions.

Tags: Actions, Almost, Matters

The fact is, I can vote for anybody; independents, Republicans, Democrats. But I'm a registered Democrat in the District of Columbia.

Tags: Anybody, Fact, Vote

The fact is, most journalists I know are not particularly political. They move around a lot.

Tags: Fact, Move, Political

The informed, unmanaged question. That's the most dangerous thing at a press conference anywhere.

Tags: Anywhere, Dangerous, Question

The media has become more forceful, has begun to recognize its traditional historic role and act on it, and truth is infectious.

Tags: Act, Become, Truth

Wars tend to be very public things, they are visible. There are correspondents traveling with the troops and you get daily dispatches.

Tags: Daily, Public, Troops

All of the leading terrorism experts are clear on one thing: that in terms of protecting America, we are almost never going to know a place or a time of an attack.

Tags: America, Place, Time

By virtue of some of the ways the game is played, in terms of message discipline, in terms of access for reporters, and especially in the way that sources and subjects, especially famous subjects, treat the media, almost by default there's more news that's falling into books.

Tags: Famous, Game, Treat

I absolutely reject that idea that the press is liberal and what it does is liberal. In my view, it's like accusing a doctor of malpractice or a lawyer of malfeasance.

Tags: Doctor, Idea, Liberal

If you write something that gets a bad response, or someone commits candor or is off message, there are often consequences almost immediately when it appears in the paper or a magazine, that somebody gets called into the boss's office. And sometimes it can result in a loss of access for the reporter.

Tags: Bad, Someone, Sometimes

If you write something the White House doesn't like, they take you in and say, 'If you ever write something like you did today, nobody from the White House will ever talk to you again,'

Tags: Again, Talk, Today

The fact is that in a way, journalists become a kind of default in the system when you don't have substantive two-party back-and-forth inside of the government.

Tags: Become, Fact, Government

To try to be authentic these days, to ask questions of the people in power - it's difficult. This administration has evolved new techniques to handle people like me. Their strategy, in a word, is simple: ignore them.

Tags: Ignore, Power, Simple
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When you get people standing up saying, 'I'm going to just tell the truth; what do we have to fear?,' it encourages others, and it creates a counterresponse.

Tags: Fear, Saying, Truth