Nothing is more usual than to feel that others have shared in our failures, just as it is an ordinary reaction to forget those who have shared in our achievements.

Truman Capote

Truman Capote

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: American

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I am always drawn back to places where I have lived, the houses and their neighborhoods.

Oh, I adore to cook. It makes me feel so mindless in a worthwhile way.

Home is where you feel at home. I'm still looking.

Happiness leaves such slender records; it is the dark days that are so voluminously documented.

Well, I'm about as tall as a shotgun, and just as noisy.

Nobody likes naughtiness.

As far as responsibility goes, no one really wants it -- but all of us are responsible to the community we live in & its laws.

I noticed a taxi stop across the street to let out a girl who ran up the steps of the Forty-second Street public library. She was through the doors before I recognized her, which was pardonable, for Holly and libraries were not an easy association to make.

And yet, in a touching, shrunken way, she was rather pretty - a prettiness marred by her seeing to be precariously balanced on the edge of pain.

The land is flat, and the views are awesomely extensive; horses, herds of cattle, a white cluster of grain elevators rising as gracefully as Greek temples are visible long before a traveler reaches them.

He had no thought og how it was before he came to the farm. His memory of those times was like a house where no one lives and the furniture has rotten away.

I tell you, my dear, Narcissus was no egoist… he was merely another of us who, in our unshatterable isolation, recognized, on seeing his reflection, the one beautiful comrade, the only inseparable love… poor Narcissus, possibly the only human who was ever honest on this point.

Randolph," he said, "were you ever as young as me?" And Randolph said: "I was never so old.

The brain may take advice, but not the heart, and love, having no geography, knows no boundaries: weight and sink it deep, no matter, it will rise and find the surface.