Style is not neutral; it gives moral directions.
Weapons are like money; no one knows the meaning of enough.
You cannot combine being a movie star with not being a movie star.
Only in art will the lion lie down with the lamb, and the rose grow without thorn.
Bullets cannot be recalled. They cannot be uninvented. But they can be taken out of the gun.
In my experience of fights and fighting, it is invariably the aggressor who keeps getting everything wrong.
Money doesn't mind if we say it's evil, it goes from strength to strength. It's a fiction, an addiction, and a tacit conspiracy.
Every writer hopes or boldly assumes that his life is in some sense exemplary, that the particular will turn out to be universal.
You can kill time in a number of ways but it always depends on the kind of time you're fighting: some time is unkillable, immortal.
The children of the nuclear age, I think, were weakened in their capacity to love. Hard to love, when you're bracing yourself for impact. Hard to love, when the loved one, and the lover, might at any instant become blood and flames, along with everybody else.