The nice thing about being a writer is that you can make magic happen without learning tricks.
Now, for this book I had to learn the world of the Senate, which is really for all that’s written about the Senate, an unknowing world and its mores, and the way things work with subcommittees and all. I loved learning about that.
I think I’d like to stay anchoring because, number one, I’m learning a lot, and I love it when I’m learning. And number two, I also have the luxury of a stable life.
Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open.
When man learns to understand and control his own behavior as well as he is learning to understand and control the behavior of crop plants and domestic animals, he may be justified in believing that he has become civilized.