My main recollection is of the work I had to do in order to eat.
He has made a profession out of a business and an art out of a profession.
I tried to use the questions and answers as an armature on which to build a sculpture of genuine conversation.
As between mileage and experience choose experience.
To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history.
Gertrude Stein was masterly in making nothing happen very slowly.
Mr. Faulkner, of course, is interested in making your mind rather than your flesh creep.
To feel at home, stay at home.
By the end of high school I was not of course an educated man, but I knew how to try to become one.
I think we must quote whenever we feel that the allusion is interesting or helpful or amusing.
My son is 7 years old. I am 54. It has taken me a great many years to reach that age. I am more respected in the community, I am stronger, I am more intelligent and I think I am better than he is. I don’t want to be a pal, I want to be a father.
For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed.
There are two kinds of writers; the great ones who can give you truths, and the lessor ones, who can only give you themselves.
The German mind has a talent for making no mistakes but the very greatest.
The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech.