If you have a success you have it for the wrong reasons. If you become popular it is always because of the worst aspects of your work.
About morals, I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
Things may not be immediately discernible in what a man writes, and in this sometimes he is fortunate; but eventually they are quite clear, and by these and the degree of alchemy that he possesses, he will endure or be forgotten.
I learned never to empty the well of my writing, but always to stop when there was still something there in the deep part of the well, and let it refill at night from the springs that fed it.
DOB - July 21, 1899