"Politics serves itself."
"To defeat an adversary, you must always drive the fight."
“What I do is all that concerns me, not what the people think.”
“I wanted to be a writer, that’s all. I wanted to write about it all: everything that happens in a moment; the way the flowers looked when you carried them in your arms; this towel – how it smells, how it feels, its thread; all our feelings – yours and mine; the history of it – who we once were; everything in the world, everything all mixed up.”
“…Always giving parties to cover the silence.”
“I seem to have fallen out of time.”
“We accept the reality of the world with which we are presented.”
“The rich get richer, that’s the law of the land.”
"We're placed here with certain talents and capabilities and its up to each one of us to use those talents and capabilities as best you can."
"If we use our talents properly, I think there's a power greater than us that will place opportunities in our way."