All one needs to write a story is one feeling and four walls.

— Doris Betts

The most unexpected Doris Betts quotes you will be delighted to read

If you are going to be underestimated by people who speak more rapidly, the temptation is to speak slowly and strategically and outwit them.


The whole creative putting opposites together into something that wasn't there before.


My best advice for you, honey, is to stop if you possibly can! And if you just can’t, then get ready to work like hell. Hang onto your day job. And remember, you may not make a living, but you’ll make a wonderful life.

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