Art is the proper task of life.
Life, unfortunately, doesn’t seem to care what we want.
The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realize, the less I know.
If there was anything that depressed him more than his own cynicism, it was that quite often it still wasn’t as cynical as real life.
There were five others before they got to him. He smiled a little when his turn came. His voice was low, smoky, and dead sexy. “My name is Augustus Waters,
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works.
Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.”
[Stanford University commencement speech, 2005]
Most of the basic material a writer works with is acquired before the age of fifteen.
Cynics are simply thwarted romantics.