It isn't writing at all - it's typing.
The better the actor the more stupid he is.
Most contemporary novelists, especially the American and the French, are too subjective, mesmerized by private demons; they're enraptured by their navels and confined by a view that ends with their own toes.
When you've got nowhere to turn, turn on the gas. , "Answered Prayers" (Unspoiled Monsters).
She is pure Alice in Wonderland, and her appearance and demeanor are a nicely judged mix of the Red Queen and a flamingo.
Fame is only good for one thing-they will cash your check in a small town.
Adorned with cape, with tricorn, saintly soul singing in librarian tones an enameled song that coolly celebrates her chewing-gum enthusiasms.
Other voices, other rooms.
That's not writing, that's typing.
Even an attorney of moderate talent can postpone doomsday year after year, for the system of appeals that pervades American jurisprudence amounts to a legalistic wheel of fortune, a game of chance, somewhat fixed in the favor of the criminal, that the participants play interminably.
He [Mick Jagger] moves like a parody between a majorette girl and Fred Astaire.
The good thing about masturbation is that you don't have to dress up for it.
It's a scientific fact that if you stay in California you lose one point of your IQ every year.
People who are having a love-sex relationship are continuously lying to each other because the very nature of the relationship demands that they do, because you have to make a love object of this person, which means that you editorialize about them. You cut out what you don't want to see, you add this if it isn't there. And so therefore you're building a lie.