“You should always write with an erection. Even if you are a woman.” - Tom Robbins

“Literature is the orchestration of platitudes.” -- Thornton Wilder

“Fundamentally, all writing is about the same thing; it's about dying, about the brief flicker of time we have here, and the frustration that it creates.” -- Mordecai Richler

“Everybody writes a book too many.” -- Mordecai Richler

“On n'habite pas un pays, on habite une langue. Une patrie, c'est cela et rien d'autre.” -- Emil Cioran