John Irving - From the Disappointment category:
-on Dickens' Great Expectations...
Like many successful people he made good use of disappointments - responding to them with energy, with near-frenzied activity, rather than needing to recover from them. (John Irving)
John Irving - From the Habit category:
Good habits are worth being fanatical about. (John Irving)
John Irving - From the Writing category:
The way you define yourself as a writer is that you write every time you have a free minute. If you didn't behave that way you would never do anything. (John Irving)