...cos I've just found another one, this time courtesy of the genius Mr Stephen Fry:
"I get an urge, like a pregnant elephant, to go away and give birth to a book"
Doesn't that give you an awesome (if not slightly disturbing) insight into what writing is like for authors?
My thanks to the New Zealand Listener for highlighting this quote. (btw, The Listener never fails to give great coverage each week to books - I recommend a subscription so you never miss out).