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Letter "T" » Truman Capote Quotes
«It isn't writing at all - it's typing»
«The quietness of his tone italicized the malice of his reply.»
«Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does, or music. If you are born knowing them, fine. If not, learn them. Then rearrange the rules to suit yourself»
«Writing stopped being fun when I discovered the difference between good writing and bad and, even more terrifying, the difference between it and true art. And after that, the whip came down.»
«I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil.»
«I got this idea of doing a really serious big work-it would be precisely like a novel, with a single difference: Every word of it would be true from beginning to end.»
«Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.»
«When God hands you a gift, he also hands you a whip; and the whip is intended for self-flagellation solely.»
«All literature is gossip.»
«I can see every monster as they come in.»