No one will ever know what 'In Cold Blood' took out of me. It scraped me right down to the marrow of my bones. It nearly killed me. I think, in a way, it did kill me.
Quote by Truman Capote
Truman Capote Quotes
Love is a chain of love as nature is a chain of life.
I like to talk on TV about those things that aren't worth writing about.
When I think about how good my book could be, I can hardly breathe.
Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can't...
Finishing a book is just like you took a child out in the back yard...
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Even an attorney of moderate talent can postpone doomsday year after year, for the system...
That's not writing, that's typing.
To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner...
I was eleven, then I was sixteen. Though no honors came my way, those were...
I can see every monster as they come in.
Sometimes when I think how good my book can be, I can hardly breathe.
When God hands you a gift, he also hands you a whip; and the whip...
I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil.
Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does, or music....
A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That's why there are so few good...
All literature is gossip.
I got this idea of doing a really serious big work-it would be precisely like...
My major regret in life is that my childhood was unnecessarily lonely.
Mick Jagger is about as sexy as a pissing toad.