It's not worth doing something unless you were doing something that someone, somewhere, would much rather you weren't doing.
I live in a neighbourhood so bad that you can get shot while getting shot.
Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.
I'm single because I was born that way.
If a woman tells you she's twenty and looks sixteen, she's twelve. If she tells you she's twenty-six and looks twenty-six, she's damn near fourty.
The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.
Marge, you're as beautiful as Princess Leia and as smart as Yoda.
Hearing nuns' confessions is like being stoned to death with popcorn.
Only dumb people try to impress smart people. Smart people just do what they do.
I'm not crazy about reality, but it's still the only place to get a decent meal.
I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.
May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house.
This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.
Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it's not all mixed up.
Actors search for rejection. If they don't get it they reject themselves.
He has a brilliant mind until he makes it up.
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
That's why they call it the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it.
Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.
But who prays for Satan? Who, in eighteen centuries, has had the common humanity to pray for the one sinner that needed it most?
Anyone who makes up their mind about an issue before they hear the issue is a fool.