Only in art will the lion lie down with the lamb, and the rose grow without thorn.
Style is not neutral; it gives moral directions.
Money doesn’t mind if we say it’s evil, it goes from strength to strength. It’s a fiction, an addiction, and a tacit conspiracy.
Bullets cannot be recalled. They cannot be uninvented. But they can be taken out of the gun.
You cannot combine being a movie star with not being a movie star.
I hire tea by the tea bag.
Weapons are like money; no one knows the meaning of enough.
If God existed, and if He cared for humankind, He would never have given us religion.
Every writer hopes or boldly assumes that his life is in some sense exemplary, that the particular will turn out to be universal.