You cannot step into the same river twice.
I am, in some sense, a writer. Even though I kinda downplay the word thing, I do enjoy writing sometimes.
If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.
Shame is the feeling you have when you agree with the woman who loves you that you are the man she thinks you are.
Fiction is sort of a way to set the record straight, and let people at least believe that justice can be achieved and the right outcomes can occur.
How would you like a job where when you made a mistake, a big red light goes on and 18,000 people boo?
I think the biggest problem in the world is that we have a generation of young people, and maybe two, who don't think it's going to get any better.
The classic rule of thumb is that if you are an intellectual ideological magazine, you do better in opposition than you do if your views are reflected by people in power.
Because of my upbringing, I believe in things like limited government, fiscal responsibility and personal accountability. I believe in the wisdom of our founders and the sanctity of our Constitution.
It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.
How comedic are squirrels? We don't have squirrels in Australia. The first time I saw a squirrel was at a meeting at Disney.
'Clash Of The Titans' is one of the biggest movies I've done; it was certainly the most effects I've worked with.
I worked on 'Blue Peter' and 'Tonight' and lots of TV plays, filmed people like Rudolf Nureyev and Ted Heath, and ended up a senior cameraman with my own crew. I'd had my first short story published in 1947, and when my writing really started to take off I decided to go freelance, and eventually left the BBC in 1965.
I don't really understand why so many fantasy writers choose to focus on worlds that just seem strangely denuded. But to them, I guess it doesn't seem strange. And I guess that's their privilege. It isn't mine.
N. K. Jemisin
At times, I have been criticized by some philosophers of education, who place me in postures that they classify pejoratively as 'revolutionary.' But I have had the satisfaction of being invited to work in societies making progressive efforts without wavering. They were changing, and so they called on me.
I got lucky because my dad moved us to Silicon Valley before it really was known worldwide as an important tech hub.