Kindness, I've discovered, is everything in life.
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
Sometimes love is stronger than a man's convictions.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of being a prophet.
The waste basket is the writer's best friend.
Life is God's novel. Let him write it.
The very essence of literature is the war between emotion and intellect, between life and death. When literature becomes too intellectual - when it begins to ignore the passions, the emotions - it becomes sterile, silly, and actually without substance.
For those who are willing to make an effort, great miracles and wonderful treasures are in store.
A story to me means a plot where there is some surprise. Because that is how life is - full of surprises.
When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself.
There is great treasure there behind our skull and this is true about all of us. This little treasure has great, great powers, and I would say we only have learnt a very, very small part of what it can do.
We know what a person thinks not when he tells us what he thinks, but by his actions.
We have to believe in free-will. We've got no choice.
People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times.
The New England conscience doesn't keep you from doing what you shouldn't - it just keeps you from enjoying it.
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