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I think of birth as the search for a larger apartment.
 

If the world were a logical place, men would ride side-saddle.
 

Intuition is a suspension of logic due to impatience.
 

Language exerts hidden power, like the moon on the tides.
 

Lead me not into temptation; I can find the way myself.
[Positive]
 

Leroy bet me I couldn't find a pot of gold at the end, and I told him that was a stupid bet because the rainbow was enough.
 

Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.
 

Morals are private. Decency is public.
 

One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.
 

Pornography exists for the lonesome, the ugly, the fearful - it's made for the losers.
 

Recognition of function always precedes recognition of being.
 

So often the truth is told with hate, and lies are told with love.
[Friendship]
 

The only queer people are those who don't love anybody.
 

The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself.
 

The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you.
 

To love without role, without power plays, is revolution.
 

Virginia Woolf said that writers must be androgynous. I'll go a step further. You must be bisexual.
 

Women who love women are Lesbians. Men, because they can only think of women in sexual terms, define Lesbian as sex between women.
 

Writers will happen in the best of families.
 

You can't be truly rude until you understand good manners.
 


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