I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil.
More Quotes from Truman Capote:the part that he has been waiting for. He's 38 years old. He's never led a movie successfully. When I say 'successfully,' I mean like to the point where it took root in the culture and became a fixture in the culture ... For all of the respect that he gets, it hasn't happened. And this is a role that required everything he absolutely had. This thing took a lot out of him.
Fame is only good for one thing - they will cash your check in a small town.
Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does, or music. If you are born knowing them, fine. If not, learn them. Then rearrange the rules to suit yourself.
He Mick Jagger moves like a parody between a majorette girl and Fred Astaire.
I got this idea of doing a really serious big work-it would be precisely like a novel, with a single difference: Every word of it would be true from beginning to end.
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Why should we change onstage? We're not trying to be something big and fancy, it's just us, doing what we do, we'd like to keep it that way.
I think mine is the fullest and most plausible account of what went on in Marie Antoinette's life.
For me, words are just words, nothing else.
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