I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.