Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Quote by Truman Capote
It's a scientific fact that if you stay in California you lose one point of...
It is the want to know the end that makes us believe in God, or...
The quietness of his tone italicized the malice of his reply.
I was eleven, then I was sixteen. Though no honors came my way, those were...
Finishing a book is just like you took a child out in the back yard...
That's not writing, that's typing.
When you've got nowhere to turn, turn on the gas. , Answered Prayers (Unspoiled Monsters).
Sometimes when I think how good my book can be, I can hardly breathe.
My major regret in life is that my childhood was unnecessarily lonely.
All literature is gossip.
Fame is only good for one thing - they will cash your check in a...
I got this idea of doing a really serious big work-it would be precisely like...
No one will ever know what 'In Cold Blood' took out of me. It scraped...
Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can't...
Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does, or music....
When God hands you a gift, he also hands you a whip; and the whip...
Love is a chain of love as nature is a chain of life.
That isn't writing at all, it's typing.
I can see every monster as they come in.
Well, I'm about as tall as a shotgun, and just as noisy.