"There's nothing more dangerous than a writer whose feelings have been hurt."
"I think that there are two forces on Earth you never want to be fighting. One is Mother Nature.The other is love."
"I'm your mother. I know everything."
“One does not applaud the tenor for clearing his throat.”
“Vanity and happiness are incompatible.”
“We finally consummated this ancient lurking passion and all it did is put up a wall in our friendship.”
"Everybody dies….the thing is to have a life before we die."
"If you're very lucky, you'll have many many friends and many many memories and you can think about them."