It wastheafternoon of myeighty-first birthday, and Iwas in bed with my catamite when Ali announced that the archbishop had come to see me.
I was in love with a beautiful blonde once, dear. She drove me to drink. That's the one thing I'm indebted to her for.w. c. fields
Whether Iwas inmy bodyoroutof my bodyas Iwroteit I know not.God knows.george frideric handel
I was a sculptor. But that's really drawing a drawing you fall over in the dark, a three-dimensional drawing.Al Hirschfeld
He showed me something small, no bigger than a hazelnut, lying in the palm of my hand, as it seemed to me, and it was as round as a ball. I looked at it with the eye of my understanding, and thought: What can this be? I was amazed that it could last, for I thought that because of its littleness it would suddenly have fallen intonothing. And Iwas answered inmy understanding: It lasts and always will, because God loves it; and thus every thing has being through the love of God.Julian of Norwich known as LadyJulian
It's a family jokethat when Iwas a tinychild Iturned from the window out of which I was watching a snowstorm, and hopefullyasked,'Momma, do we believe in winter?'
The first game I ever played I scored a goal from the halfway line.Didn't havea clue what Iwas doing.Ball just came to me, so I whacked it.Jonny Wilkinson
I have always wanted to develop a way of writing that was irrevocably black. I don't have the resources of a musician but I thought that if it was truly black literature, it would not be black because Iwas, it would notevenbe black because of its subject matter. It would be something intrinsic, indigenous, something in the way it was put togetherthe sentences, the structure, texture and toneso that anyone who read it would realize.