"Writing is a solitary occupation. Family, friends, and
society are the natural enemies of the writer. He must
be alone, uninterrupted, and slightly savage if he is to
sustain and complete an undertaking."
"What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny
matters compared to what lies within us."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
"I don't understand how a woman can leave the house without
fixing herself up a little - if only out of politeness. And
then, you never know, maybe that's the day she has a date with
destiny. And it's best to be as pretty as possible
"Life is to be lived. If you