Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. - Francis Bacon
Wine is the drink of the gods, milk the drink of babes, tea the drink of women, and water the drink of beasts. - John Stuart Blackie
Read. Read. Read. Just do not read one type of book. Read different books by various authors so that you develop different styles. - R. L. Stine
I became much happier when I realized I shouldn't depend solely on my career for my sense of self. So I developed other interests and surrounded myself with a small group of friends I could trust. - Douglas Wood
There's a unique bond of trust between readers and authors that I do not believe exists in any other art form; as a reader, I trust a novelist to give me his or her best effort, however flawed. - Dan Simmons