You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it’s better than college. People should educate themselves – you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I’d written a thousand stories.
We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out.
We have too many cellphones. We’ve got too many internets. We have got to get rid of those machines. We have too many machines now.
Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things.
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.