The problem with doing nothing is that you never know when you're finished.
Basically, all women are nurturers and healers, and all men are mental patients to varying degrees.
If everyone howled at every injustice, every act of barbarism, every act of unkindness, then we would be taking the first step towards a real humanity.
I've always been fascinated by the Gold Coast. The homes themselves are spectacular, unlike anything you'll see other than in Newport, Bar Harbor or Palm Beach. It's a very special area that, because of local demographics, is not going to survive much longer.
Somehow our devils are never quite what we expect when we meet them face to face.
I read 'Time', 'Newsweek' and 'The Economist'.
There are Mafia families that have bought magnificent houses on the North Shore, although not yet the great estates because they don't want that kind of high profile.
I like the process of pencil and paper as opposed to a machine. I think the writing is better when it's done in handwriting.
There is no terra incognito left.
We're all pilgrims on the same journey - but some pilgrims have better road maps.
You have to go out of your way as a suspense novelist to find situations where the protagonists are somewhat helpless and in real danger.
Stephen King once told me he liked my writing. And that was great.
I had a very strong desire to be successful at something.
I generally unwind by having dinner with close friends.
Even the most radical Islamic terrorist would not want to see the revered holy city of Medina go up. It would be like losing the Vatican in Rome.