Gary Soto quotes

  • This writing business. Pencils and what-not. Over-rated, if you ask me. Silly stuff. Nothing in it.

  • My spelling is Wobbly. It's good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places.

  • I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better.

  • The only way to write is well and how you do it is your own damn business.

  • Before one can walk as Christ walked, and talk as He talked, he must first begin to think as Christ thought.

  • Nobody ever forgets their first night in the bush. It's among the precious, meagre handful of life firsts that remain indelible.

  • I read my first book on Woodrow Wilson at age 15, and I was hooked.

  • Lawyers are the first refuge of the incompetent.

  • My hobbies are run-on sentences.

  • A preposition is a word You mustn't end a sentence with!