It's not a bad idea to get in the habit of writing down one's thoughts. It saves one having to bother anyone else with them.
Never argue with people who buy ink by the gallon.
Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
Originality is the art of concealing your sources.
In six pages, I can't even say "hello."
Copy from one, it's plagarism. Copy from two, it's research.
Truth is shorter than fiction.
Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.
There is no distinctly American criminal class -- except Congress.