Quotes

I’ve never listened

18 July 2018

I’ve never listened to an audiobook before, and I have to say it’s a totally different experience. When you read a book, the story definitely takes place in your head. When you listen, it seems to happen in a little cloud all around it, like a fuzzy knit cap pulled down over your eyes.

Robin Sloan

There are two kinds of companies

16 July 2018

There are two kinds of companies, those that work to try to charge more and those that work to charge less. We will be the second.

Jeff Bezos

If I speak of Vienna

12 July 2018

If I speak of Vienna it must be in the past tense, as a man speaks of a woman he has loved and who is dead.

Erich von Stroheim

Tomorrow

11 July 2018

Tomorrow may be hell, but today was a good writing day, and on the good writing days nothing else matters.

Neil Gaiman

The trouble

10 July 2018

The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.

Norman Vincent Peale

The humor section

9 July 2018

The humor section is the last place an author wants to be. They put your stuff next to collections of Cathy cartoons.

David Sedaris

Summer afternoon

8 July 2018

Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.

Henry James

To understand

7 July 2018

To understand how consumers really think and feel, it is vital to go beyond words.

Katja Bressette

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