Code is poetry, which says nothing about code, but poetry is also code, which says a lot about poetry.
If it had been your exact thought you would have used my exact words.
An excellent book could be written consisting entirely of synopses of books that ought to be written.
Critics resent artists, but not half as much as artists resent critics.
Read to remember, write to forget.
Writing is good therapy, but therapy is bad writing.
Any remark sufficiently clever will eventually be attributed to someone sufficiently famous.
Everyone who used to read is now too busy writing.
Influence is plagiarism spread thin.
One’s writing should be as clear as the subject allows, but no clearer.
To make an epigram, invert a cliché.