When in Rome, do as you done in Milledgeville.
Conviction without experience makes for harshness.
To expect too much is to have a sentimental view of life and this is a softness that ends in bitterness.
The basis of art is truth, both in matter and in mode.
The writer operates at a peculiar crossroads where time and place and eternity somehow meet. His problem is to find that location.
I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it.
Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days.
Everywhere I go, I'm asked if the universities stifle writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them.
There's many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.
The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.