di - 24/05/2010
'Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.'
Sempre tentato. Sempre fallito. Non importa. Prova ancora. Fallisci ancora. Fallisci meglio.
'I've been reading reviews of my stories for twenty-five years, and can't remember a single useful point in any of them, or the slightest good advice. The only reviewer who ever made an impression on me was Skabichevsky, who prophesied that I would die drunk in the bottom of a ditch.'
'The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.'