Anyone who thinks small towns are friendlier than big cities lives in a big city.
But put two librarians' heads together, and mountains move.
Conformity is the enemy of friendship.
Fame is a funny thing, like a secret, both are hard to keep.
Humor is anger that was sent to finishing school.
I read because one life isn't enough, and in the page of a book I can be anybody.
I'm so far gone that I'm telling the truth. It sounds like a foreign language.
If you cannot find yourself on the page very early in life, you will go looking for yourself in all the wrong places.
If you're going to read minds, start with a simple one.
Never trust an ugly woman. She's got a grudge against the world, said Grandma, who was no oil painting herself.
Only the nonreader fears books.
The only way you can write is by the light of the bridges burning behind you.
This is how you hold onto your family. You hold them with open hands so they are free to find futures of their own. It's just that simple.
We don't write what we know. We write what we wonder about.
Writing is communication, not self-expression. Nobody in this world wants to read your diary except your mother.
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