Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.
Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves.
I will be brief. Not nearly so brief as Salvador Dali, who gave the world's shortest speech. He said I will be so brief I have already finished, and he sat down.
What is success? It is a toy balloon among children armed with pins.
It is easier to believe than to doubt.
For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men lived and worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives.
Love and memory last and will so endure till the game is called because of darkness.
Never thank anybody for anything, except a drink of water in the desert - and then make it brief.
The best way to become a successful writer is to read good writing, remember it, and then forget where you remember it from.
Psychoanalysts seem to be long on information and short on application.
Everyone needs a warm personal enemy or two to keep him free from rust in the movable parts of his mind.
Sometimes I think my writing sounds like I walked out of the room and left the typewriter running.
He has a profound respect for old age. Especially when it's bottled.
They that will not be counseled, cannot be helped. If you do not hear reason she will rap you on the knuckles.
Whatever one believes to be true either is true or becomes true in one's mind.
Perhaps no mightier conflict of mind occurs ever again in a lifetime than that first decision to unseat one's own tooth.
If they haven't heard it before it's original.