If we have to tell Hollywood good-by, it may be with one of those tender, old-fashioned, seven-second kisses exchanged between two people of the opposite sex, with all their clothes on.
There is a serious defect in the thinking of someone who wants — more than anything else — to become rich. As long as they don’t have the money, it’ll seem like a worthwhile goal. Once they do, they’ll understand how important other things are — and have always been.
That our popular art forms have become so obsessed with sex has turned the U.S.A into a nation of hobbledehoys; as if grown people don’t have more vital concerns, such as taxes, inflation, dirty politics, earning a living, getting an education, or keeping out of jail.
I really think that American gentlemen are the best after all, because kissing your hand may make you feel very good but a diamond and a sapphire bracelet lasts forever.
Topics: Men, Men & Women, Women
- Cornelia Otis Skinner American Dramatist
- Gore Vidal American Novelist
- Elizabeth Gilbert American Novelist
- Ayn Rand Russian-born American Novelist
- John Steinbeck American Novelist
- Joyce Carol Oates American Novelist
- Sylvester Stallone American Actor
- Tupac Shakur American Musician
- Richard Carlson American Actor
- Woody Allen American Actor