Why do writers write? Because it isn't there.
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.
Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
In democracy its your vote that counts.; In feudalism its your count that votes.
In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these.
I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.
The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.
Somebody has to do something, and it's just incredibly pathetic that it has to be us.
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.