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John Steinbeck Quotes: The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.
         

The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.


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