"I vividly remember being 14. That was the age when I started to get happy: I started being a writer and stopped being a loser."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Anthony Horowitz on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Anthony Horowitz on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Anthony Horowitz on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Anthony Horowitz on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Anthony Horowitz on Robert Frost
"Until he lost all his money, my father was a successful north London Jewish businessman. He was unusual among his immediate family in that he was enormously cultured and had an incredible library."
"My greatest fear is disappointing the reader, so each book has to be better than the one before."
"I fear dying in the middle of a book. It would be so annoying to write 80,000 words and not get to the end. I'm phobic about it. So when I'm writing a book I leave messages all over the house for people to know how the story ends, and then someone can finish it for me."
"I believe that, by and large, people are good and everybody you meet is more likely to surprise you in a positive way than in a negative way."
"My wife, Jill, and I have an incredibly close working relationship, and an incredibly happy married one. We met through work. I was the world's worst advertising copywriter. She had the misfortune to be my account director, so from the very start she was my boss, and she still is."
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