That is sad until one recalls how many bad books the world may yet be spared because of the busyness of writers.
The theater needs continual reminders that there is nothing more debasing than the work of those who do well what is not worth doing at all.
In writing and politicking it’s best not to think about it just do it.
Writing fiction has become a priestly business in countries that have lost their faith.
The greatest pleasure when I started making money was not buying cars or yachts but finding myself able to have as many freshly typed drafts as possible.
A good deed never goes unpunished.
The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.
Fifty percent of people won’t vote and fifty percent don’t read newspapers. I hope it’s the same fifty percent.
We must declare ourselves become known allow the world to discover this subterranean life of ours which connects kings and farm boys artists and clerks. Let them see that the important thing is not the object of love but the emotion itself.
The more money an American accumulates the less interesting he becomes.