"I'm a big believer in random capitalization. The rules of capitalization are so unfair to words in the middle."
"Writing books is a little bit like raising children. You have to be careful though. It's okay to take pride in your work but it's bad to want the glory to reflect back on you."
"You will never ever escape who you are."
"Knowing where you're from, that's half of knowing who you are."
"I don't know if there is a 'One'. I do know that if you aren't the guy, and you're just you, maybe that's enough."
"See the world not as it is, but as it could be."
"Find the ones who haven't given up. They are the future."
"It's not what you do, it's when and where you do it, and who you do it to or with. If nobody sees it, it didn't happen."
"I have to tell you a secret that will see you through all the trials that life can offer. Have courage and be kind."
"There's these things called books, it's like television for smart people."