No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
You can observe a lot just by watching.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
I`d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
He who thinks little errs much
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.