John the Baptist quotes

  • Back in the days when American billboard advertising was in flower [said Hemingway], there were two slogans that I always rated above all others: the old Cremo Cigar ad that proclaimed, Spit Is a Horrid Word-but Worse on the end of Your Cigar, and Drink Schlitz in Brown Bottles and Avoid that Skunk Taste. You don't get creative writing like that any more.

  • If a literary man puts together two words about music, one of them will be wrong.

  • What's so great about television. You're able to tell a long story, where you couldn't really do that in a film because you have to tell a story in an hour and a half or two hours.

  • Everyone shares the same fate.

  • But I love to entertain. My vocation is to accrue all these experiences, to write about them, to get them out of my system, to not get sick, and then to share them publicly.

  • I never talked to anyone about my reading; the need to share came afterwords.

  • In general, great companies prefer to grow organically, as Wall Street likes to say. That is, from the inside out, by finding new markets or by taking market share from their competitors.

  • I have been in my fair share of both onscreen and off screen fights.

  • Once a leader delegates, he should show utmost confidence in the people he has entrusted.

  • The soul should be examined in the light of other souls.