Stalin

A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron. I trust no one, not even myself. I believe in one thing only, the power of human will. We would not let our enemies have guns, why should we let them have ideas? We don’t let them have ideas, why would we let...

Tennessee Williams

Brutal Desire, that rattle-trap streetcar banging through the Quarter, up one narrow street and down another. They told me, Take a streetcar named Desire, then transfer to the one called Cemetery, ride six blocks and get off at Elysian Fields. But how about cutting...

Marilyn

Being a sex symbol is a heavy load when you’re tired and hurt, bewildered. They treat you like a machine. They’ll pay you for a kiss  — a thousand dollars. And a nickel for your soul. I just hate to be a thing. I want to be wonderful. I’m trying to...

Kerouac

Scribble secret notebooks for your own joy, blowing deep as you want to blow. Write to those visionary tics, unspeakable, shivering inside yr chest. Be a dumbsaint of the mind, an old teahead of time, no fear or shame in yr experience, its dignity. Keep track of every...