God has been so lavish in his gifts that you can lose some priceless ones, the equivalent of whole kingdoms, and still be indecently rich.
Wilfrid Sheed (1930 -)
Source: Love With Daylight.
Contributed by: Zaady
Mr. Michener, as timeless as a stack of "National Geographics," is the ultimate Summer Writer. Just as one goes back to the cottage in Maine, so one goes back to one's Michener.
Source: On James Michener; in New York Times, 6 July 1980.
One reason the human race has such a low opinion of itself is that it gets so much of its wisdom from writers.
Every writer is a writer of the generation before.
Source: On his parents, in New York Times, 10 November 1985.
I picked up the writing on the very day he died. It was the only consolation I could find.
Source: On his father, in New York Times, 10 November 1985.
The American male doesn't mature until he has exhausted all other possibilities.
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