It is the spirit of the age to believe that any fact, no matter how...
The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the...
Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies.
Many writers who choose to be active in the world lose not virtue but time,...
If most men and women were forced to rely upon physical charm to attract lovers,...
Religions sprang up among men to deal with the sometimes terrifying aspects of existence, to...
Litigation takes the place of sex at middle age.
What is in question is a kind of book reviewing which seems to be more...
Sex is. There is nothing more to be done about it. Sex builds no roads,...
Teaching has ruined more American novelists than drink.
Some writers take to drink, others take to audiences.
The more money an American accumulates, the less interesting he becomes.
The greatest pleasure when I started making money was not buying cars or yachts but...
It is marvelous indeed to watch on television the rings of Saturn close; and to...
I never miss a chance to have sex or appear on television.
By 1948, the Italians had begun to pull themselves together, demonstrating once more their astonishing...
All children alarm their parents, if only because you are forever expecting to encounter yourself.
That is sad until one recalls how many bad books the world may yet be...