Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts.
I’m just totally fascinated by people.
We believe ‘Peter Rabbit’ because Beatrix Potter believes it. You have to.
Poetry and music are very good friends. Like mommies and daddies and strawberries and cream – they go together.
A lot of people refuse to do things because they don’t want to go naked, don’t want to go without guarantee. But that’s what’s got to happen. You go naked until you die.
I spend a lot of time learning about bird watching.
I think one of the nicest things that we created as a generation was just the fact that we could say, ‘Hey, I don’t like white people.’
Art is not for the cultivated taste. It is to cultivate taste.
I really don’t think life is about the I-could-have-beens. Life is only about the I-tried-to-do. I don’t mind the failure but I can’t imagine that I’d forgive myself if I didn’t try.
If you know what you’re talking about, or if you feel that you do, the reader will believe you.