Maybe the older you grow and the less easy it is to put thought into action, maybe that's why it gets all locked up in your head and becomes a burden.
("Breakfast at Tiffany's")
More Quotes from Truman Capote:I was eleven, then I was sixteen. Though no honors came my way, those were the lovely years.
Those final weeks, spanning end of summer and the beginning of another autumn, are blurred in memory, perhaps because our understanding of each other had reached that sweet depth where two people communicate more often in silence than in words: an affectionate quietness replaces the tensions, the unrelaxed chatter and chasing about that produce a friendship's more showy, more, in the surface sense, dramatic moments.
She took off her dark glasses and squinted at me. It was as though her eyes were shattered prisms, the dots of blue and gray and green like broken bits of sparkle.
He wants awfully to be inside staring out: anybody with their nose pressed against a glass is liable to look stupid.
But it's Sunday, Mr. Bell. Clocks are slow on Sundays.
Well, I'm about as tall as a shotgun, and just as noisy.
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