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UPDATE, FEBRUARY 27, 2011
Okay, out of all the people who have faved this stamp, I have had one person say how disrespectful it is to make fun of a disability.
FIRST OFF - It was never my attention to disrespect ANYONE with any disability when I made this stamp with a quote by SOMEONE ELSE!!! I just happen to know that MOST writers do end up becoming the characters they write, hence the schizophrenia part. (And yes, I've been there. I don't feel I need to explain my personal life with people if I don't feel you deserve it). If you don't like, complain the original person who helped me make this stamp....E.L. Doctorow, an author and writer himself.
For more of his trivial and disrespectful quotes, please visit [link]


One of my favorite quotes of all time made into a stamp.
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stormpuma Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
+fav 
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XxBeyond-InSaNityxX Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Totally agree with this. (Hence my username) Actually writing has caused me to NOT stay up without sleep for 7 days. So sometimes I can't help but think that I have no idea what I'm saying. *twitches* Apparently I have insomnia so yeah and sometimes I do become what I write. Just ignore them internet trolls. Love the stamp btw totally sticking on my id.
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Nevermoremist Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2016
I've actually thought this myself since supposedly hearing voices in your head is a symptom but people usually don't complain when writers say they hear their book characters and chock it up to creative whimsy. Another way to look at it is that OCs are a writer's imaginary friends. :shrug: I'm glad someone made a stamp of this
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AcidicFox Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I can't believe someone said something so stupid to you! >:U
It's an amazing stamp, and as a writer I agree completely.
Keep up the brilliant work! :heart:
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wyldflower Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2015
Welcome to the internet. And thank you for the support.
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AcidicFox Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
No worries, bro~ Keep the awesome work coming~
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FlowerOfEden Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, please, those people are just bigots.

I personally have schizophrenia and am about to put this stamp on my bio because I agree with it so much! xD
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wyldflower Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014
Thank you!
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FlowerOfEden Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem! :D
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KaixChan Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Eh? Some people need to calm their tits for lack of a better phrase. I have schizophrenia and I don't find this offensive at all. In fact I'm going to stick it on my page. Thank you for creating such a lovely stamp~ :3
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wyldflower Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013
Thank you and you're welcome.
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X-ArtisticCreations Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013
lmfao. I think this is hilarious and I am a writer... people should relax a bit. XD
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wyldflower Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013
THANK YOU! :hug:
Too many uptight people on the internet!
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X-ArtisticCreations Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013
YOUR WELCOME.<3
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Yush uptight people.
See, now you just got virtually raped and..
I do not think you are going to freak on it.

Also I was thinking --
By the logic of this stamp.
I AM A PROUD SCHIZOPHRENIC. 
:D
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wyldflower Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013
NOpe. I think it's hilarious! And I am very proud of it as well.
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OnceUponADreamer Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Ha! I love this w00t! 
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wyldflower Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013
Thank you.
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British-Prophetess Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
You know something, I never really thought of writing that way before. And I found myself agreeing with the stamp ^^

A lot of our own characters have our traits, whether they're good or bad. And you know when you're feeling any particular emotion? Sometimes you think to yourself that maybe you can use that for one of your characters.
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wyldflower Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2012
I think almost all of my characters have some of my trait in them, even the men.
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CrescentMoonDemon Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Being a writer is the only time you can have voices in your head and not be considered crazy~ :D
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Eehli Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Student Writer
That is sooo true
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AbstractArtist4302 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Goodness, couldn't people just lighten up? I have schizophrenia, and I find this kind of funny! And very true in a way! I'm not offended at all by this! I really do like this stamp! x)
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wyldflower Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2011
Well, thank you. And I am glad you like it.
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AbstractArtist4302 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
You're welcome! :)
Just ignore them! They take things too seriously anyway!
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wyldflower Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2011
I know its just internet trolls, but it did upset me still. I don't know about you, but I've always become whatever character I am writing.
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AbstractArtist4302 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
It is upsetting. But try to just brush it off and not pay attention! And same with me! It's actually quite fun! :D
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wyldflower Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2011
:hug:!
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AbstractArtist4302 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
:D
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TigerTang Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
lol! such a win! i guess i can onyl call it a win because ive been through it ya know? i really actually appreciate this. ive got schiz. and i make fun of myself, so i lol'ed when i saw this.
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wyldflower Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2011
I can't tell if you're joking are not because a lot of people have criticized the shit out of me for something that isn't even my actual quote.
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TigerTang Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
im not joking, i honestly like this stamp :D
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wyldflower Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2011
Well, thank you. I've gotten so many positive and LOLs on this and then the few who've just turned this into something serious and not the funny thing it's supposed to be, have just made me start blocking and hiding their comments. And I hate to do that to people. I believe freedom of speech is important, but my God, lighten up. Especially if someone is schizo or even borderline schizo can laugh at it...
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TigerTang Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
yuhp, i sure can! i think that people take things waaaay too seriously, and need to learn to laugh and life, love, and themselves.
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wyldflower Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2011
Amen to that.
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TigerTang Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
got that right!
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everythingfan3000 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2011
I've seen more insulting things on TV, that outright make fun of serious things (ex: peanut allergies, sometimes they do black comedy that shows that it is a serious thing, but a lot of the time I see stuff that isn't even trying to show that peanut allergies are a serious thing and that they can kill you) and expect people to laugh. (which I know has a bad effect on kids...trying to trick a kid with peanut allergies to eat peanut butter, etc.)
I think this is funny and kind of true.
:)
I'd only ever get mad if something is really horrible, but internet fury wouldn't do anything anyway. =P
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WoodWose Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2011
I suffer from schizophrenia, and I'm sick of the unrealistic way it's portrayed. I'm not angry, getting angry won't solve a thing, just tired of people's ignorance.
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everythingfan3000 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2011
Schizophrenia is one of those things which is rare enough that most people aren't going to meet someone who has it, but interesting enough in what it is that everyone will hear about it. Things get garbled as it goes on, so eventually all people have is the stereotype.
The stamp itself isn't portraying Schizophrenia, but the artist comments do kind of show that they (sorry wyldflower :() don't really know what it actually does.
Still, it wasn't intended to harm anyone or spread ignorance, and unless it actually meant harm, then no problem.
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wyldflower Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2011
Because most writers become their characters when they write.
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SSjUmi Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
But having several personalities/becoming someone else isn't schizophrenia :/
I'm still confused.
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World-Hero21 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
In a way, it kinda is. :shrug:
Schizophrenia is having a split-personality. Since characters have very different personalities and one person created those characters, many writers do actually become those characters. I've heard from somewhere that the characters make the story. Well, they can make the story, but the one that writes it down is the author, right? So in order for the story to be made, the author becomes the characters in order to write the story.
That's why writers are often compared to having schizophrenia.

Sorry if I didn't make it any more clear. ^^; I'm not really sure why people compare writing to schizophrenia, but...it's a common saying. :shrug:

And I can vouch that I've acted like some of my characters before. XD;
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SSjUmi Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I was wondering, because schizophrenia actually has nothing to do with split personalities ^^'''
If it did, I would fully agree to your explaination. But it doesn't. Schizophrenia is hearing voices, being paranoid, lacking emotions, suffering from massive delusions and stuff like this :/
Having split personalities is called Dissociative Identity Disorder or Multiple Personality Disorder.
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World-Hero21 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Well, I do hear my characters' voices in my head. :lol: No joke; my two main characters have turned into my muses/conscience, and their voices often jump into the topics that are in my head. But that's the only schizophrenic symptom I have. :shrug:
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SSjUmi Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I guess, that's a good thing XD @ only symptom
I once wrote a story in which one of my characters developed schizophrenia - it was anything but nice and he kept it forever, even though thx to his med and treatment he could lead a nearly normal life in the end.
I guess that's one of the reasons I grew a bit (= overly) sensitive to the misconception of schizophrenia being related to split personalities ^^'

But thinking of it like this, ideas for stories and associations with fics I've read or wrote myself are literally haunting me every day, even when I don't want them to, making me almost paranoid, so I guess there really is some reason to associate schizophrenia with writing ;)
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SSjUmi Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, or is it somehow related to split personalities (which is something entirely different, but often confused with schizophrenia)? o.o
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wolfram18 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2010
This is such an awesome quote :)
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wyldflower Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2010
Thank you. It's not originally mine, but I love using to explain my sudden changes in personality


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Thank you for the :+fav:
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