Being a writer means dreaming with your eyes open and sharing what you see.
The amateur believes he must first overcome his fear; then he can do his work. The professional knows that fear can never be overcome. He knows there is no such thing as a fearless warrior or a dread-free artist.
If you are asked to revise, it’s because your message is worth getting right.
You can do anything you want to do. You just can’t do everything you want to do.
Pray as if everything depended upon God and work as if everything depended upon man.
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered.
To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not quite enough time.
Quantity produces quality. If you only write a few things, you are doomed.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
Strive for excellence, not perfection.
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.