You should always go to other people's funerals; otherwise, they won't come to yours.

Loyalty is a noble quality, so long as it is not blind and does not exclude the higher loyalty to truth and decency.

Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and life.

The hardest thing to teach young writers is that it's wonderful to tell your truth. And that's what you should do. But it damn well better be beautiful.

It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.

“The human mind is a delusion generator, not a window to trurh.”

All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.

You rely too much on brain. The brain is the most overrated organ.