My books are water; those of the great geniuses is wine. Everybody drinks water.
A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom. He has no master except his own soul, and that, I am sure, is why he does it
The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself.
You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
Writing is like sex. First you do it for love, then you do it for your friends, and then you do it for money.
The most important decision you make is to be in a good mood.
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
The mind is everything. What we think, we become.
I can resist everything except temptation.