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Everyone who's any good is obsessive.

Alan Bates, actor, Observer

With the birth of each child, you lose two novels.

Candia McWilliam on the plight

of the female author, Guardian

All I want to do is to add to human happiness.

Jilly Cooper, novelist, Independent

We tried to make them really badly . . . a little bit in the tradition of the 'Carry On' films.

Cult director Paul Morrissey

on making films for Andy Warhol,

Tales of Rock'n'Roll (BBC2)

I would have liked a 'Marilyn'.

Paul Warhola, Andy's big brother,

on the artist's will.

Independent Magazine