"Sometimes being a bitch is all a woman has to hold on to."
Vera Donovan, in Dolores Claiborne
"Show me a man or a woman alone and I'll show you a saint. Give me two and they'll fall in love. Give me three and they'll invent the charming thing we call 'society'. Give me four and they'll build a pyramid. Give me five and they'll make one an outcast. Give me six and they'll reinvent prejudice. Give me seven and in seven years they'll reinvent warfare. Man may have been made in the image of God, but human society was made in the image of His opposite number, and is always trying to get back home."
Glen Bateman, The Stand
-When asked,"How do you write ?" I invariably answer, "one word at a time.
-Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.