I'm a slave to my emotions, to my likes, to my hatred of boredom, to most of my desires.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
It always astonishes me when anybody does anything.
Work like hell! I had 122 rejection slips before I sold a story.
Oh no; but promise me you'll remember.' Her tears were falling. 'I'll be different, but somewhere lost inside me there'll always be the person I am tonight.
You are bound to go up and down, just as I did in my youth, but do keep your clarity of mind, and if fools or sages dare to criticise don't blame yourself too much.
There's no beauty without poignancy and there's no poignancy without the feeling that it's going, men, names, books, houses - bound for dust - mortal.