1. 10

    Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions.

  2. 9

    I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.

  3. 8

    I am the literary equivalent of a Big Mac and fries.

  4. 7

    Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years.

  5. 6

    Thank you for sending me a copy of your book. I'll waste no time reading it.

  6. 5

    As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.

  7. 4

    Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they die.

  8. 3

    When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.

  9. 2

    Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart and his friends can only read the title.

  10. 1

    The woods are lovely, dark and deep.But I have promises to keep,And miles to go before I sleepAnd miles to go before I sleep.