To listen to critics, pro or con, and take their words to heart is to subcontract your self-esteem to strangers. (from Workbook)
— Steven Heighton
The most scandalous Steven Heighton quotes that will activate your desire to change
The idiot willingness to choose sides is what feeds the abattoir of history.
Interest is never enough. If it doesn't haunt you, you'll never write it well. What haunts and obsesses you may, with luck and labour, interest your readers. What merely interests you is sure to bore them.
Cast a spell and the small flaws don't matter. (From Workbook)