Marguerite Yourcenar Quote

The writer must soak up the subject completely, as a plant soaks up water, until the ideas are ready to sprout.


With Open Eyes: Conversations with Matthieu Galey (1984)

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The writer must soak up the subject completely, as a plant soaks up water, until the ideas are ready to sprout.

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The writer must soak up the subject completely, as a plant soaks up water, until the ideas are ready to sprout.

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The writer must soak up the subject completely, as a plant soaks up water, until the ideas are ready to sprout.

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The writer must soak up the subject completely, as a plant soaks up water, until the ideas are ready to sprout.