a man who builds a house never really dies.
By the time ordinary life asserted itself once more, I would feel I had already lived for a while in some other lifetime, that I had even taken over someone else's life.
There's a lot of things you can put up with, as long as you're not related to them.
Fear can give you urgent wings.
Reading is very creative - it's not just a passive thing. I write a story; it goes out into the world; somebody reads it and, by reading it, completes it.