Originality is not seen in single words or even sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking or his writing.
I don't invent characters because the Almightly has already invented millions. Just like experts at fingerprints do not create fingerprints but learn how to read them.
We have to believe in free will. Weve got no choice.
I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.
Life is God's novel. Let him write it.
We know what a person thinks not when he tells us what he thinks, but by his actions.
The greatness of art is not to find what is common but what is unique
Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.
There will be no justice as long as man will stand with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is.
Sometimes love is stronger than a man's convictions
If Moses had been paid newspaper rates for the Ten Commandments, he might have written the Two Thousand Commandments.
We write not only for children but also for their parents. They, too, are serious children.
If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of being a prophet.
Man cannot live without self-control
The wastebasket is a writer's best friend.
The waste basket is the writer's best friend.
Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression. The chasm is never completely bridged. We all have the conviction, perhaps illusory, that we have much more to say than appears on the paper.
Shoulders are from God, and burdens too.
Every human character appears only once in the history of human beings. And so does every event of love.
I believe in God but people are liars. It's those people who say they are appointed by God who I don't believe in.
When I was a little boy, they called me a liar, but now that I am grown up, they call me a writer.
When a writer tries to explain too much, he's out of time before he begins.
A freelance writer is paid per word, per piece, perhaps.
To be a vegetarian is to disagree - to disagree with the course of things today... starvation, cruelty - we must make a statement against these things. Vegetarianism is my statement. And I think it's a strong one.
People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times.