The only reason for being a professional writer is that you can’t help it.
Any man who hates dogs and babies can’t be all bad.
Words must surely be counted among the most powerful drugs man ever invented.
The writer wants to be understood much more than he wants to be respected or praised or even loved. And that perhaps, is what makes him different from others.
An angel is a spiritual creature created by God without a body for the service of Christendom and the church.
Truth is stranger than fiction; fiction has to make sense.
Satire is focused bitterness.
I never cease being dumbfounded by the unbelievable things people believe.
A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they’re dead.
If you are going to do something wrong at least enjoy it.
I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong.
Why did God give me two ears and one mouth? So that I will hear more and talk less.
Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us to look before we leap promptly warns us that if we hesitate we are lost; that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but out of sight, out of mind.
First-rate people hire first-rate people; second-rate people hire third-rate people.
We see things as we are, not as they are.