Homo sapiens is the species that invents symbols in which to invest passion and authority, then forgets that symbols are inventions.
Quote by Joyce Carol Oates
Study until twenty five, investigate until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would...
Boxing has become America's tragic theater.
The third man in the ring makes boxing possible.
Homo sapiens are the species that invents symbols in which to invest passion and authority,...
One man's insanity is another man's genius; someday the world will recognize the genius in...
If you are a writer you locate yourself behind a wall of silence and no...
What I aspired to be and was not, comforts me.
Homo sapiens is the species that invents symbols in which to invest passion and authority,...
It is not her body that he wants but it is only through her body...
Night comes to the desert all at once, as if someone turned off the light.
The worst cynicism: a belief in luck.
Our enemy is by tradition our savior, in preventing us from superficiality.
Boxing is a celebration of the lost religion of masculinity all the more trenchant for...
In love there are two things - bodies and words.
When people say there is too much violence in [my books], what they are saying...
In love there are two things; bodies and words
When people say there is too much violence in my books, what they are saying...
Love commingled with hate is more powerful than love. Or hate.
Boxing is about being hit rather more than it is about hitting, just as it...
Our house is made of glass... and our lives are made of glass; and there...