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On Depression -- Ernest Hemingway



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That terrible mood of depression of whether it's any good or not is what is known as The Artist's Reward.
    --Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961), U.S. author. letter, Sept. 13, 1929, to F. Scott Fitzgerald. Selected Letters, ed. Carlos Baker (1981).


    Biographer and critic Leon Edel observed, in a 1988 interview, “The greatest enemy of writers is depression, which they can't avoid.”
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