A man who doesn't dream is like a man who doesn't sweat: he stores up a lot of poison.
California: The west coast of Iowa.
The uncommitted life isn't worth living.
Take nothing on its looks; take everything on evidence. There's no better rule
If you can put the question, 'Am I or am I not responsible for my acts?' then you are responsible.
Death is the only inescapable, unavoidable, sure thing. We are sentenced to die the day we're born.
Gary Mark Gilmore
David Lynch came out of it a genius, and I came out of it a fat girl. I'm sorry that the only comment I get about the part is the way I look. [Commenting on the critics' response to her performance in Blue Velvet]
Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers.
Prisoners do not learn how to commit crimes from other prisoners.
A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return.
He that has acquired learning and nor practised what he has learnt, is like a man who ploughs but sows no seed.
If there were only one truth, you couldn't paint a hundred canvases on the same theme.
Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change.