Don’t water your weeds.
You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.
The greatest part of a writer’s time is spent in reading; in order to write, a man will turn over half a library to make one book.
We either make ourselves happy or miserable. The amount of work is the same.
We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.
There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent.
Some people change when they see the light, others when they feel the heat.
Words differently arranged have different meanings, and meanings differently arranged have a different effect.
There are years that ask questions and years that answer.