Elie Wiesel Quote

Writing is not like painting where you add. It is not what you put on the canvas that the reader sees. Writing is more like a sculpture where you remove, you eliminate in order to make the work visible. Even those pages you remove somehow remain.


Paris Review (Spring, 1984)

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Writing is not like painting where you add. It is not what you put on the canvas that the reader sees. Writing is more like a sculpture where you...

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Writing is not like painting where you add. It is not what you put on the canvas that the reader sees. Writing is more like a sculpture where you...

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Writing is not like painting where you add. It is not what you put on the canvas that the reader sees. Writing is more like a sculpture where you...

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Writing is not like painting where you add. It is not what you put on the canvas that the reader sees. Writing is more like a sculpture where you...