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The artist doesn't see things as they are, but as he is.
If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere.
When some passion or effect is described in a natural style, we find within ourselves the truth of what we hear, without knowing it was there.
The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug.
Imitation is criticism.
At least half the mystery novels published violate the law that the solution, once revealed, must seem to be inevitable.
Most editors are failed writers - but so are most writers.
To justify our likes and dislikes, we generally say that the work we dislike is not serious.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it!
Be regular and orderly in your life like a bourgeois, so that you may be violent and original in your work.
Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
Count your age by friends, not years Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.