Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.
The creative person is willing to live with ambiguity. He doesn’t need problems solved immediately and can afford to wait for the right ideas.
Always be a poet, even in prose.
If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
We write to make sense of it all.
Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
The first draft is just you telling yourself the story.
Everyone who’s ever taken a shower has had an idea. It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off, and does something about it who makes a difference.