Zitate und Sprüche von Elmore Leonard

Elmore John Leonard junior war ein US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller, der zunächst durch seine Western und später vor allem auch durch seine Kriminalromane sowie durch die Verfilmungen seiner Bücher bekannt wurde.

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Zitat von Elmore Leonard

Wenn Arbeit etwas Gutes wäre, würden die Reichen sie für sich behalten und dir nichts davon abgeben.

If work was a good thing, the rich would have it all and not let you do it.

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Ich versuche die Stellen wegzulassen, die meine Leser überspringen.

I try to leave out the parts readers skip.

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I would say just start writing. You've got to write every day. Copy someone that you like if you think that perhaps could become your sound, too. I did that with Hemingway, and I thought I was writing just like Hemingway. Then all of a sudden it occurred to me - he didn't have a sense of humor. I don't know anything he's written that's funny.

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I don't have any of the modern electronics at all. I know the Internet would be a distraction. I would see things that interested me and never get back to writing.

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There are cities that get by on their good looks, offer climate and scenery, views of mountains or oceans, rockbound or with palm trees. And there are cities like Detroit that have to work for a living.

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