1. Pg 39
A surprisingly large number of the world’s great works of art have been created by small men. We have conquered empires, thought the smartest thoughts, laid the most beautiful female stars of the screen: in short we have always been on the lookout for the bigeest platform shoes.
2. Pg 41
The world is full of people who pay serious money for bad pictures by good artists. and mediocre heads on tall bodies.
3. Pg 58
An artist who maintains that he has been misunderstood is almost always a bad artist who, I’m afraid to say, has been understood.
4. Pg 107
We all drink according to how thirsty we are.
5. Pg 108
There is nothing that makes a man grow beyond his stature than a woman telling him she loves him. and however much she might have lied to him, there will always be a part of him that is grateful to her for this, and that will harbour some love for her.
6. Pg 164
Modern man spends six times as many hours communicating as our forefathers. So we communicate more, but do we communicate any better?
7. Pg 224
Yes, it hurt to think, it was easier to desist, to be resigned, not to rebel against the gravity of fate. It’s just that the stupid, trivial course of things is so irritating that you simply lose your temper. So you think.