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Quotation by Françoise Sagan
Writing is a question of finding a certain rhythm. I compare it to the rhythms of jazz. Much of the time life is a sort of rhythmic progression of three characters. If one tells oneself that life is like that, one feels it less arbitrary.
Françoise Sagan (b. 1935), French novelist, playwright. Interview in Writers at Work, First Series, ed. Malcolm Cowley (1958).
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