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"No... I know how to spell "You" i just spell it like "Yhu" cuz i guess its unique.."

"Tezuka was educated as a physician, and the medical scenes in his comics typically walk a narrow line between his expansive professional knowledge of medicine and his desire to go completely nutzoid."

"Artists are granted special permission to do things that don't make sense. Artistic license."
Laura Lee Gulledge, Page by Paige

"There's a thing with artistic license: you have to first be artistic if you want to use the license."

"...A man can't handle glibly and easily and comfortably and successfully the argot of a trade at which he has not personally served. He will make mistakes; he will not, and cannot, get the trade-phrasings precisely and exactly right; and the moment he departs, by even a shade, from a common-trade form, the reader who has served that trade will know the writer hasn't."
Mark Twain, Is Shakespeare Dead?

"In journalism just one fact that is false prejudices the entire work. In contrast, in fiction one single fact that is true gives legitimacy to the entire work. That's the only difference, and it lies in the commitment of the writer. A novelist can do anything he wants so long as he makes people believe in it."
Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"Too scrupulous an accuracy can but impede the freedom of imagination."
Harry Graf Kessler

"I am no scientific expert, and if I were to attempt to set forth in the highly scientific language of Mr. Cavor the aim to which his experiments tended, I am afraid I should confuse not only the reader but myself, and almost certainly I should make some blunder that would bring upon me the mockery of every up-to-date student of mathematical physics in the country."


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