“Picasso did not deposit in Guernica what he had thought about the world; rather he endeavors to understand the world through the making of Guernica .” – Carl Jung
“Movies are a group endeavour.” – William Goldman
“The screenwriter knows that there is nothing more ludicrous than a director without a screenplay he can auteur, like a Don Juan without a penis.” – Carl Foreman
“I am a screenwriter, which is half a screenwriter, half a filmmaker… If you want to make a good living, you can be that bastardised thing called the screenwriter. But it is not an art form, because screenplays are not works of art. They are invitations to collaborate on a work of art.” – Paul Schrader
“Every true piece of fiction turns on the mystery of personality.” – Frank O’Connor
“Nothing stinks like a pile of unpublished writing.” – Sylvia Plath.