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Peter Benchley
May 8, 1940 - February 11, 2006
Nationality: American
Category: Author
Subcategory: American Author

I don't believe in blaming inanimate objects for anything.


Twenty-five years ago nobody knew much about white sharks.


Writing is sweat and drudgery most of the time. And you have to love it in order to endure the solitude and the discipline.


I believe implicitly that every young man in the world is fascinated with either sharks or dinosaurs.


I've never been hurt by a sea creature, except for jellyfish and sea urchins.


I guess I'm a hopeful optimist, because to be a pessimist is to be suicidal.


Reputations rise and fall almost as regularly as the tides.


I dive as much as I can.


I'm a babe in the woods when it comes to the Internet.


Without the oceans there would be no life on Earth.


If man doesn't learn to treat the oceans and the rain forest with respect, man will become extinct.


Since writing JAWS, I've been lucky enough to do close to forty television shows about wildlife in the oceans, and yes, I have been attacked by sea creatures once in a while.


I read very widely, both non-fiction and fiction, so I don't think there's a single writer who influences me.


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