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Richard Price - Quotes

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I think the definition of an artist is not necessarily tied into excellence or talent; an artist is somebody who, if you took away their freedom to make art, would lose their mind. ---->>>

I have offices all over the place and I avoid work everywhere. I don't like to write - I like to be finished. ---->>>

The kind of event on a conveyor belt that causes a fire occurs in a variety of industrial environments, not uniquely in coal environments. ---->>>

You can't take a character anywhere they don't expect the character to go. But within those confines is where creativity lies. ---->>>

I do small cameos here and there but nothing that requires more than a paragraph of talking, because I'm just an amateur. The movie is a whole different reality. ---->>>

If I can tell you the story from beginning to end in five minutes, I'm ready to start writing. Then it's a constant spreading out of that five minutes. ---->>>

If you're writing a book that takes place in New York in the moment, you can't not write about 9-11; you can't not integrate it. My main character's view is the Statue of Liberty and the Trade Center. It doesn't have to take over, but it has to be acknowledged. ---->>>

Writers spend three years rearranging 26 letters of the alphabet. It's enough to make you lose your mind day by day. ---->>>

I don't need all that much - I just need to know who my characters are and what kind of jam they're going to get into, and I'll write myself out of their jam. ---->>>

I started thinking about my relationship with my students; I'm this guy who comes in from book - and movie - land and descends on angel wings into their classroom. ---->>>

I write because I write - as anyone in the arts does. You're a painter because you feel you have no choice but to paint. You're a writer because this is what you do. ---->>>

I write because I can't imagine not writing. ---->>>

I can never read this book, just like I can never see a movie that I wrote a screenplay for. I can read it and see it physically, but I can't accurately judge it. I'm too close to it. If I read it ten times I'll have ten different reactions. ---->>>

I'd love to be a saxophonist. I don't know why, but I pretend I'm the saxophonist when I listen to music. I have about as much chance playing the sax as I do learning how to fly. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 10-12, 1949
Birthplace: Tynton, Llangeinor, Glamorgan, Wales
Die: 1791-04-19
Occupation: Writer
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Richard Price (23 February 1723 – 19 April 1791) was a Welsh moral philosopher, preacher and mathematician. He was a nonconformist, meaning that he was a Protestant Christian who did not "conform" to the governance and usages of the established Church of England. He was also a political pamphleteer, active in radical, republican, and liberal causes such as the American Revolution (wikipedia)