I cannot live with someone who can't live without me.
A desert is a place without expectation.
The gap between the committed and the indifferent is a Sahara whose faint trails, followed by the mind's eye only, fade out in sand.
The truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is.
Power is something of which I am convinced there is no innocence this side of the womb.
From Ernest Hemingway's stories, I learned to listen within my stories for what went unsaid by my characters.
Time is change; we measure its passing by how much things alter.
Writing is making sense of life. You work your whole life and perhaps you've made sense of one small area.
The creative act is not pure. History evidences it. Sociology extracts it. The writer loses Eden, writes to be read and comes to realize that he is answerable.
There is no moral authority like that of sacrifice.
People give one another things that can't be gift wrapped.
Responsibility is what awaits outside the Eden of Creativity.
Truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is.
Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has suffered it, forever.
The facts are always less than what really happened.
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