A writer should have this little voice inside of you saying, Tell the truth. Reveal a few secrets here.
When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.
Metaphors are dangerous. Love begins with a metaphor. Which is to say, love begins at the point when a woman enters her first word into our poetic memory.
When they take surveys of women in business, of the Fortune 500, the successful women, 80% of them, say they were in sports as a young woman.
It is as absurd to say that a man can't love one woman all the time as it is to say that a violinist needs several violins to play the same piece of music.
When a woman isn't beautiful, people always say, 'You have lovely eyes, you have lovely hair.'
To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company.
Wild at Heart made a few people angry-they thought I was exploiting women by showing that when a woman says no she really means yes.
Style is that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he is saying. It is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward.
No one knows like a woman how to say things which are at once gentle and deep.
The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.
If I'm not interested in a woman, I'm straight-forward. Right after sex, I usually say, 'I can't do this anymore. Thanks for coming over!'
I think being a woman is like being Irish. Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the same.
Its unfortunate and I really wish I wouldn't have to say this, but I really like human beings who have suffered. They're kinder.
It's funny when someone says to you 'you're hot' and all that, because I don't think of it in that way.
It's true what people say - that actors are the closest thing there is to children. They play.
Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.
I wouldn't say anything is impossible. I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and put the work and time into it.
The impulse of the American woman to geld her husband and castrate her sons is very strong.
We say that slavery has vanished from European civilization, but this is not true. Slavery still exists, but now it applies only to women and its name is prostitution.
If a woman tells you she's twenty and looks sixteen, she's twelve. If she tells you she's twenty-six and looks twenty-six, she's damn near fourty.
They say that the best furniture and clothing design from the '50s and '60s is Scandinavian or Milanese.
After the writer's death, reading his journal is like receiving a long letter.
It is rare that one can see in a little boy the promise of a man, but one can almost always see in a little girl the threat of a woman.
You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.