Find the best quotes by Leon Uris.
You can try to reach an audience, but you just write what comes out of you and you just hope that it is accepted. You…
Writing, basically breaks down to relationships between people and that is what you write about.
Usually a good part of the people trying it end up not making it.
So writing is a very, very difficult position to obtain… and retain.
I was too heavy to be a jockey and too honest to be a producer, so I became a writer.
My first book was rejected nine times. It turned out to be a best seller, Battle Cry? in 1953.
I have been writing for 50 years and readers still read my first book from when I was in the Marine Corps.
I was a terrible English student.
I do not write for an audience.
I essentially write for myself.
English of course is your major tool, but it is not nearly so important as other aspects of writing for example you have to have…
Often we have no time for our friends but all the time in the world for our enemies.
It is extremely important to know what you don’t want to find.
I enjoy writing, sometimes; I think that most writers will tell you about the agony of writing more than the joy of writing, but writing…
I have drawn inspiration from the Marine Corps, the Jewish struggle in Palestine and Israel, and the Irish.
I am very proud of this work because it is more about the meaning of the Easter Rising and its relationship to what this whole…
Research to me is as important or more important than the writing. It is the foundation upon which the book is built.
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