Very occasionally, if you pay really close attention, life doesn’t suck.
River Tam (Summer Glau): No power in the ‘verse can stop me.
She’s terse. I can be terse. Once, in flight school, I was laconic.
Make it dark, make it grim, make it tough, but then, for the love of God, tell a joke.
Every day’s a negotiation and sometimes it’s done with guns.
Don’t give people what they want, give them what they need.
If you can’t do something smart, do something right.
You either have to write or you shouldn’t be writing. That’s all.