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The difference between journalism and literature is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read.
In any evolutionary process, even in the arts, the search for novelty becomes corrupting.
I hear much of people's calling out to punish the guilty, but very few are concerned to clear the innocent.
You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
I've put my genius into my life; I've only put my talent into my works.
There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written.
Bad artists always admire each other's work.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.
The great American novel has not only already been written, it has already been rejected.
Few great men could pass Personnel.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
- Mae West
A woman we love rarely satisfies all our needs, and we deceive her with a woman whom we do not love.
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.