"Women, then, have not had a dog's chance of writing poetry. That is why I have laid so much stress on money and a room of one's own."
~Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own
"Promise me a margarita when this is all over."
~Det. Alex Eames
"Writers don't need tricks or gimmicks or even necessarily need to be the smartest fellows on the block. At the risk of appearing foolish, a writer sometimes needs to be able to just stand and gape at this or that thing - a sunset or an old shoe - in absolute and simple amazement."