"In many ways, it was much, much harder to get the first book contract. The hardest thing probably overall has been learning not to trust people, publicists and so forth, implicitly."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Neil Gaiman on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Neil Gaiman on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Neil Gaiman on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Neil Gaiman on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Neil Gaiman on Earl Nightingale
"Because, if one is writing novels today, concentrating on the beauty of the prose is right up there with concentrating on your semi-colons, for wasted effort."
"I was one those kids who had books on them. Before weddings, Bar Mitzvahs, funerals and anything else where you're actually meant to not be reading, my family would frisk me and take the book away. If they didn't find it by this point in the procedure, I would be sitting over in that corner completely unnoticed just reading my book."
"A nice, easy place for freedom of speech to be eroded is comics, because comics are a natural target whenever an election comes up."
"The current total of countries in the world with First Amendments is one. You have guaranteed freedom of speech. Other countries don't have that."
"So the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is out there preserving and fighting for, and sometimes winning and sometimes losing, the fight for First Amendment rights in comics and, more generally, for freedom of speech."
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