I have always liked it, it is still my favorite book. I do not like my writing, but I like this book. . . . I wish I liked my own writing more, but like all of us, I am trapped inside my own skin.
More Quotes from William Goldman:Yes, I am a failed playwright. I had three shows on Broadway by the time I was 30. They all flopped, and I fled.
The easiest thing to do on earth is not write.
Nobody knows anything.
But love is many things, none of them logical.
As far as the filmmaking process is concerned, stars are essentially worthless - and absolutely essential.
We are men of action, lies do not become us.
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I think my mistakes were kind of common - leaning on cliches and adjectives in the place of clear, vivid writing. But at least I knew how to spell, which seems to be a rarity these days.
Affliction's sons are brothers in distress; A brother to relieve, how exquisite the bliss!
Humanity has only scratched the surface of its real potential.