„Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once, and they require separate techniques.“

—  Cyril Connolly, kniha Enemies of Promise

Ch. 3: The Challenge of the Mandarins (p. 19)
Enemies of Promise (1938), Part 1: Predicament

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—  Samanta Schweblin Argentine writer 1978

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—  Frank Zappa, kniha The Real Frank Zappa Book

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