"Writing is a skill, not a talent, and thus one's ability as a writer can be improved by thoughtful effort. The problem with some people is that they graduate college as good writers, experience early success on account of that, and thus never devote themselves diligently to the relentless quest for improvement that could make them great writers."
"Large families collect comebacks to the question 'Why do you have so many kids?' and here's one I once heard: 'We're trying to take over the world.'. . . Let God plan your family and the world will be a vastly better place."