Writing is simple. First you have to make sure you have plenty of paper... sharp pencils... typewriter ribbon. Then put your belly up to the desk... roll a sheet of paper into the typewriter... and stare at it until beads of blood appear on your forehead.
Sometimes I think it sounds like I walked out of the room and left the typewriter running.gene fowler
Every morning I take out my bankbook, stare at it, shudder — and turn quickly to my typewriter.sydney j. harris
He wrote his mother that he had begun to hate the sight of his typewriter.william mckeen
Nothing I have ever written was given the slightest deliberation. It was there in the typewriter and it came out, a total bypassing of the brain.c. l. moore
I had won notable victories on paper and the map with the aid of greaseproof pencils and a typewriter. In the course of this very campaign, if one may dignify the disaster thus, I had seen French generals create imaginary "masses of manoeuvre" with strokes of the crayon and dispose of hostile concentrations, that unahappily were on the ground as well as on the map, with sweeps of the eraser. Who was I to criticise them, hero as I was of a hundred "Chinagraph wars" of make-believe?frederick e. morgan
A journalist who has to borrow a typewriter is bad news.alan williams
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?woody allen
Oscar Williams’s new book is pleasanter and a little quieter than his old, which gave the impression of having been written on a typewriter by a typewriter.Randall Jarrell
I view the JVM as just another architecture that Perl ought to be ported to. (That, and the Underwood typewriter...)larry wall
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