Homo sapiens are the species that invents symbols in which to invest passion and authority, then forgets that symbols are inventions.
Quote by Joyce Carol Oates
The third man in the ring makes boxing possible.
When people say there is too much violence in [my books], what they are saying...
In love there are two things -- bodies and words.
We are linked by blood, and blood is memory without language.
Boxing is about being hit rather more than it is about hitting, just as it...
To be knocked out doesn't mean what it seems. A boxer does not have to...
Where we come from in America no longer signifies. It's where we go, and what...
The worst cynicism: a belief in luck.
In love there are two things; bodies and words
Night comes to the desert all at once, as if someone turned off the light.
The television screen, so unlike the movie screen, sharply reduced human beings, revealed them as...
The great menace to the life of an industry is industrial self-complacency.
In love there are two things - bodies and words.
If you are a writer you locate yourself behind a wall of silence and no...
Boxing is a celebration of the lost religion of masculinity all the more trenchant for...
One man's insanity is another man's genius; someday the world will recognize the genius in...
Love commingled with hate is more powerful than love. Or hate.
Our enemy is by tradition our savior, in preventing us from superficiality.
When people say there is too much violence in my books, what they are saying...
Nothing is accidental in the universe - this is one of my Laws of Physics...