Archives - February 2002
February 1, 2002
It's all the young can do for the old, to shock them and keep them up to date.
February 2, 2002
If you caricature your friends in your first novel, they will be upset, but if you don't they will feel betrayed.
February 3, 2002
An exclamation point is like laughing at your own joke.
February 4, 2002
A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.
February 5, 2002
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
February 6, 2002
Actors may know how to act, but a lot of them don't know how to behave.
February 7, 2002
February is just plain malicious. It knows your defenses are down.
February 8, 2002
Love clamors far more incessantly at a closed gate than an open one!
February 9, 2002
The reasons lovers never tire of each other is this: they're always talking about themselves.
February 10, 2002
That which has always been accepted by everyone, everywhere is almost certain to be false.
February 11, 2002
Ideology wants to convince you that its truth is absolute. A novel shows you that everything is relative.
February 12, 2002
What is conservatism? Is it not the adherence to the old and tried against the new and untried?
February 13, 2002
All of life is a foreign country.
February 14, 2002
I don' t want to live --- I want to love first, and live incidentally.
February 15, 2002
Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.
February 16, 2002
Take me or leave me; or, as is the usual order of things, both.
February 17, 2002
February, when the days of winter seem endless and no amount of wistful recollecting can bring back any air of summer.
February 18, 2002
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak and esteem to all.
February 19, 2002
Love is the wild card of existence.
February 20, 2002
If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much room.
February 21, 2002
Only my dogs will not betray me.
February 22, 2002
It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliance with any portion of the foreign world.
February 23, 2002
Variety is the soul of pleasure.
February 24, 2002
February was like a snake with a broken back. It could still bite.
February 25, 2002
Some things are best mended by a break.
February 26, 2002
Once a newspaper touches a story, the facts are lost forever, even to the protagonists.
February 27, 2002
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
February 28, 2002
Swearing was invented as a compromise between running away and fighting.