“The purpose of literature is to turn blood into ink” — T.S. Eliot. Four Quotes about Writing and Bleeding

I write with the blood that goes to the ends of my fingers, and it is a very sensuous act.
— A. S. Byatt, Paris Review

The purpose of literature is to turn blood into ink.
T.S. Eliot

There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed. Ernest Hemingway

I write so slowly that I could write in my own blood without hurting myself.
— Fran Lebowitz, Paris Review

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