Quotation by Raymond Chandler

The creative artist seems to be almost the only kind of man that you could never meet on neutral ground. You can only meet him as an artist. He sees nothing objectively because his own ego is always in the foreground of every picture.
Raymond Chandler (1888–1959), U.S. author. Letter, June 23, 1950, to publisher Hamish Hamilton. Raymond Chandler Speaking (1962).
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