~William S. Burroughs

Cheat your landlord if you can and must, but do not try to shortchange the Muse. It cannot be done. You can’t fake quality any more than you can fake a good meal. ~William S. Burroughs

~William Shakespeare

Write till your ink be dry. And with your tears, Moist it again, And frame some feeling line. ~William Shakespeare

~Mark Twain

A powerful agent is the right word. Whenever we come upon one of those intensely right words in a book or a newspaper the resulting effect is physical as well as spiritual, and electrically prompt. ~Mark Twain

~Lewis Carroll

“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, “it means just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less.” ~Lewis Carroll