Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
An idea is salvation by imagination
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.