"The men who crave power are best-fitted to acquire it and least-fitted to exercise it."
“Dear Lillian, soon I hope to take you on a Caribbean cruise, where we can hold hands on a soft summer's evening and watch that old Jamaican moon. Why that old Jamaican will be mooning us, I have no idea.”
“The life of the mind – there’s no roadmap for that territory.”
“Daylight is a dream if you live with your eyes closed.”
“A writer writes from his gut. His gut tells him what’s good and what’s merely adequate.”