I can't judge my own stuff. That's for others. But those are the three things that I admire. -- Mose Allison

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Life is like cooking: before choosing what you love, try everything…

When a man destroys his fellow, people say that such a one is a murderer. When one set in authority destroys, it is said that this one is a faithful judge.

To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.

And New York is the most beautiful city in the world? It is not far from it. No urban night is like the night there... Squares after squares of flame, set up and cut into the aether. Here is our poetry, for we have pulled down the stars to our will.

It is important for our friends to believe we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.

Everything in life has its price.

Where there is life, there is love.

Acting means living, it's all I do and all I'm good at. If I weren't getting paid well, I would still be acting in a small troupe somewhere.

When I was a kid I drew like Michelangelo. It took me years to learn to draw like a kid.

I'd tried to straighten him out, but there's only so much you can do for a person who thinks Auschwitz is a brand of beer.

There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life; but when she does not find him ready to receive her, she walks in at the door, and flies out at the window.

Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Don't forget food. You can go a week without laughing.

My first professional job was to sell heavy-duty waterless cookware.

Justice is sweet and musical; but injustice is harsh and discordant.