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Truman Capote Quotes

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Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can't have too many friends because then you're just not really friends.
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#American Novelist #Advise

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It's a scientific fact that if you stay in California you lose one point of your IQ every year
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#Facts

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I was eleven, then I was sixteen. Though no honors came my way, those were the lovely years.
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Sometimes when I think how good my book can be, I can hardly breathe.
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#American Novelist #Books And Reading

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When I think of how good my book can be, it scares me.
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#Books And Reading

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Mick Jagger is about as sexy as a pissing toad.
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Well, I'm about as tall as a shotgun, and just as noisy.
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The good thing about masturbation is that you don't have to dress up for it
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#Dress

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The quietness of his tone italicized the malice of his reply.
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#American Novelist #Malice

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When you've got nowhere to turn, turn on the gas. , "Answered Prayers" (Unspoiled Monsters).
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#Death

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I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil.
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#American Novelist #Believe

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My major regret in life is that my childhood was unnecessarily lonely.
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#American Novelist #Childhood

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it's a well-known photograph. This was 1984, just three months before he died.
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#Died

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To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music that words make.
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#American Novelist #Music

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It is the want to know the end that makes us believe in God, or witchcraft, believe, at least, in something.
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#American Novelist #God

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All literature is gossip.
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Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
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#American Novelist #Failure

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A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That's why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet.
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#American Novelist #Conversation

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Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.
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#American Novelist #Life #Birthday