If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.
Writing is like sex; you don’t have to wait until you’re an expert to begin doing it.
About no subject are poets tempted to lie so much as about their own lives.
A real book is not one that’s read, but one that reads us.
The best effect of any book is that it excites the reader to self-activity.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.