Being a newspaper columist is like being married to a nymphomaniac. It's great for the first two weeks.
-Lewis Grizzard
  A painter can hang his pictures, but a writer can only hang himself. - Edward Dahlberg
As a novelist, I tell stories, and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money. - Martin Cruz Smith
If the doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I'd type a little faster. - Isaac Asimov A blank page is God's way of showing you how hard it is to be God - Unknown If I had more time, I would write a shorter letter. - Blaise Pascal
A book must be an ax to break the frozen sea within us. - Franz Kafka