The best fiction is far more true than any kind of journalism. — Hunter S. Thompson
There is no way that writers can be tamed and rendered civilized or even cured. The only solution known to science is to provide the patient with an isolation room, where he can endure the acute stages in private and where food can be poked in to him with a stick. — Robert A. Heinlein
To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. — Aldous Huxley
Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting. — Aldous Huxley
It’s with bad sentiments that one makes good novels. — Aldous Huxley
Don’t give up on books. They feel so good — their friendly heft. The sweet reluctance of their pages when you turn them with your sensitive fingertips. A large part of our brains is devoted to deciding whether what our hands are touching is good or bad for us. Any brain worth a nickel knows books are good for us. — Kurt Vonnegut
I am not sure that I exist, actually. I am all the writers that I have read, all the people that I have met, all the women that I have loved; all the cities I have visited. — Jorge Luis Borges