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“... the rich are different only because people treat them as if they were.”
“I saw how fascinating her mystery was to you. For my part, I think that the mystery is always greatest where there is the most emptiness. A person full of life is never mysterious. On the contrary.”
“She spent her life experimenting with people to see how she could make them react, as if, in their response, she could discover herself.”
“To be successful you must have talent joined with the willingness, the eagerness, to work like a dog. I write seven days a week from ten until four, and I begrudge every minute I have to spend on the phone or away from my typewriter. Also, you've got to be willing to take a chance on something that could be unsuccessful. Thousands of people plan to be writers, but they never get around to it. The only way to find out if you can write is to set aside a certain period every day and try. Save enough money to give yourself six months to be a full-time writer. Work every day and the pages will pile up.”
Judith Krantz, U.S. novelist
Born: Judith Tarcher.