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Ive been to a lot of places and done a lot of things, but writing was always first. Its a kind of pain I cant do without
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"I've been to a lot of places and done a lot of things, but writing was always first. It's a kind of pain I can't do without"

- Robert Penn Warren

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This quote by Robert Penn Warren talks to the power of writing and how it has actually been a consistent in his life. He has experienced a lot of various places and done a great deal of different things, however composing has always been the one thing that has actually remained. Writing is something that he needs in his life, something that he can't do without. It is a sort of discomfort that he has concerned accept and welcome. Writing is a way for him to express himself and to make sense of the world around him. It is a method for him to process his thoughts and sensations and to understand his experiences. Writing is a way for him to connect with himself and with others. It is a method for him to make sense of the world and to discover meaning in his life. Writing is a method for him to discover solace and comfort in the midst of life's battles.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Robert Penn Warren between April 24, 1905 and September 15, 1989. He/she was a famous Novelist from USA. The author also have 6 other quotes.

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