"For 'So Cold the River,' I'm actually working on adapting the book with Scott Silver, who was just nominated for an Oscar for 'The Fighter,' and who also wrote '8 Mile,' which I think is a terrific screenplay. The chance to work with Scott is a tremendous pleasure and I'm learning a lot."
"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."Michael Koryta on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Michael Koryta on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Michael Koryta on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Michael Koryta 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."Michael Koryta on Earl Nightingale
"I made a very conscious effort to finish 'The Cypress House' before 'So Cold the River' launched, because I thought that would help build a buffer between my writing and any impact that came from either the success or the failure of that first book."