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Truman Capote
Truman Capote

An American author and comedian, Truman Capote's novels, plays and short stories are considered classics, including "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "In Cold Blood." More than 20 films and television shows have been adapted from his body of work. He began his professional career after he attracted the attention of Random House publisher Bennett Cerf. Though not his final work, "In Cold Blood" …

Date of Birth: September 30, 1924
Date of Death: August 25, 1984


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"People who are having a love-sex relationship are continuously lying to each other because the very nature of the relationship demands that they do, because you have to make a love object of this person, which means that you editorialize about them. You cut out what you don't want to see, you add this if it isn't there. And so therefore you're building a lie." Truman Capote
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"Holcomb stands on the high wheat plains of western Kansas, a lonesome area that other Kansans call "out there."" Truman Capote
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"Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can't have too many friends because then you're just not really friends." Truman Capote
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"Most contemporary novelists, especially the American and the French, are too subjective, mesmerized by private demons; they're enraptured by their navels and confined by a view that ends with their own toes." Truman Capote
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"All literature is gossip." Truman Capote
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"I never cared for his writings one whit. Boring ... boring." Truman Capote
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"I am sorry that it has been found necessary to cut the story, however, this seems to me to have been done not unintelligently, for which I am grateful. Nevertheless, I have, here and there, restored a few of these elisions, and made equivalent cuts elsewhere." Truman Capote
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"Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act." Truman Capote
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"It is the want to know the end that makes us believe in God, or witchcraft, believe, at least, in something." Truman Capote
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"Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go." Truman Capote
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"It's a scientific fact that if you stay in California you lose one point of your IQ every year" Truman Capote
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"I was eleven, then I was sixteen. Though no honors came my way, those were the lovely years." Truman Capote
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"Sometimes when I think how good my book can be, I can hardly breathe." Truman Capote
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"When I think of how good my book can be, it scares me." Truman Capote
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"Mick Jagger is about as sexy as a pissing toad." Truman Capote
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"Well, I'm about as tall as a shotgun, and just as noisy." Truman Capote
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"The good thing about masturbation is that you don't have to dress up for it" Truman Capote
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"The quietness of his tone italicized the malice of his reply." Truman Capote
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"When you've got nowhere to turn, turn on the gas. , "Answered Prayers" (Unspoiled Monsters)." Truman Capote
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"He [Mick Jagger] moves like a parody between a majorette girl and Fred Astaire." Truman Capote
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"I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil." Truman Capote
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