But this is life on earth, you can't have everything.
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Writing is finally about one thing going into a room alone and doing it. Putting words on paper that have never been there in quite that way before. And although you are physically by yourself, the haunting Demon never leaves you, that Demon being the knowledge of your own terrible limitations, your hopeless inadequacy, the impossibility of ever getting it right. No matter how diamond-bright your ideas are dancing in your brain, on paper they are earthbound.
There is one crucial rule that must be followed in all creative meetings. Never speak first. At least at the start, your job is to shut up.
The food costs were higher than normal.
Never argue with your wife about hostility when she's a certified Freudian.
Life is pain, highness. Anyone who tells you differently is selling something.
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Nothing is more gratifying to the mind of man than power or dominion.
It is instructive, for instance, to trace the computer industry's decline in vision, idealism, creativity, romance and sheer fun as it becomes more and more important and prosperous.