Create your world around your work. Create your work around your life. Let other people help you shape it.
If this is the only life, then why I’m not just doing everything I want to do.
You are successful if you are able to work on the kind of material that you want to - if your life conforms to your dreams, regardless of outside acceptance or acclaim.
You want to be interesting? Be interested.
The selfie is the new way to look someone right in the eye and say, 'Hello, this is me.'
I've decided I can't really control people's perceptions of me. All I can do is decide on what I work on and how hard I work on it.
Sometimes it is painful to be oneself; at other times it seems impossible to escape oneself.
Always have one artistic thing that is pure, at least one thing, where you don’t compromise. You can do other things to make money, but have one pure area.
They say living well is the best revenge but sometimes writing well is even better.
There's no relationship that I find that's closer than a creative relationship.