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When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money.
I don't try to describe the future. I try to prevent it.
My business is to prevent the future.
You don't have to turn on the TV set. You don't have to work on the Internet. It's up to you.
I have a big box of autographs. I took photographs of me and Marlene Dietrich, me and Ida Lupino. I took pictures of Myrna Loy and Joel McCrea in front of the studios. I loved Hollywood. I have 500 autographs and 500 photographs I took.
If you know how to read, you have a complete education about life, then you know how to vote within a democracy. But if you don't know how to read, you don't know how to decide. That's the great thing about our country - we're a democracy of readers, and we should keep it that way.
I discovered me in the library. I went to find me in the library.
I'm not a serious person, and I don't like serious people.
If you don't like what you're doing, then don't do it.
Everything is my demon muse. I have a muse which whispers in my ear and says, 'Do this, do that,' but it's my demon who provokes me.
If you enjoy living, it is not difficult to keep the sense of wonder.
There is too much government today. We've got to remember the government should be by the people, of the people, and for the people.
You can write a short story in two hours. Two hours a day, you have a novel in a year.
We have too many cellphones. We've got too many internets. We have got to get rid of those machines. We have too many machines now.
Americans are far more remarkable than we give ourselves credit for. We've been so busy damning ourselves for years. We've done it all, and yet we don't take credit for it.
When I was seven or eight years old, I began to read the science-fiction magazines that were brought by guests into my grandparents' boarding house in Waukegan, Illinois. Those were the years when Hugo Gernsback was publishing 'Amazing Stories,' with vivid, appallingly imaginative cover paintings that fed my hungry imagination.
You can't try to do things; you simply must do them.
You fail only if you stop writing.
It's not going to do any good to land on Mars if we're stupid.
I couldn't go to college, so I went to the library three days a week for 10 years.
You can't learn to write in college. It's a very bad place for writers because the teachers always think they know more than you do - and they don't. They have prejudices. They may like Henry James, but what if you don't want to write like Henry James? They may like John Irving, for instance, who's the bore of all time.
If an idea isn't exciting, you shouldn't do it.
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.
Video games are a waste of time for men with nothing else to do. Real brains don't do that.
Books are alive, you see. They're not dead, they're alive.
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