“I don’t think anyone should write their autobiography until after they’re dead.” Continue reading
“What one has not experienced, one will never understand in print.” Continue reading
“Inspiration is wonderful when it happens, but the writer must develop an approach for the rest of the time… The wait is simply too long.” Continue reading
“There are two motives for reading a book: one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it.” Continue reading
“Books to the ceiling,
Books to the sky,
My pile of books is a mile high.
How I love them! How I need them!
I’ll have a long beard by the time I read them.” Continue reading
“A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.” Continue reading
“What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.” Continue reading
“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” Continue reading
“A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.” Continue reading
“Literature is an occupation in which you have to keep proving your talent to people who have none.” Continue reading