A successful book is not made of what is in it, but of what is left out of it.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
When you find yourself on the side of the majority, it’s time to stop and reconsider.
Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.
We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it — and stop there — lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again, and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one any more.