"One's writing can only be as good as one's reading." - Ben Okri
"Reason and taste, two powers of the intelligence, are rightly the supreme gods of the prose stylist, while to the poet they are only minor deities." -S.A. (The Future Poetry, 16)
"Once the water is deep enough that you must swim to stay afloat, does it really meatter how deep the pool is? "
"The way to rock oneself back into writing is this. First gentle exercise in the air. Second the reading of good literature. It is a mistake to think that literature can be produced from the raw." Virginia Woolf.
"Dream as if you will live forever, live as if you will die today!" -James Dean
"If you're not lost then you're in a place somebody's already found." Junot Diaz.