Persons who have been homeless carry within them a certain philosophy of life which makes them apprehensive about ownership.
The principle of art is to pause, not bypass.
In London, the weather would affect me negatively. I react strongly to light. If it is cloudy and raining, there are clouds and rain in my soul.
A trait which differentiated New York from European cities was the incredible freedom and ease in which life, including sexual life, could be carried on, on many levels.
Banks introduced the installment plan. The disappearance of cash and the coming of the credit card changed the shape of life in the United States.
The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke.
I collect human relationships very much the way others collect fine art.
I don't fret over lost time - I can always use the situations in a novel.
Gatherings and, simultaneously, loneliness are the conditions of a writer's life.
I write for a certain sphere of readers in the United States who on average watch seven and a half hours of multichannel television per day.
Homelessness is a part of our American system. There should be nothing wrong with this condition as long as the individual is not sentenced to unnecessary suffering and punishment.
Going around under an umbrella interferes with one's looking up at the sky.
There are many types of participation. One can observe so intensely that one becomes part of the action, but without being an active participant.
I look back into past history, the stored experiences or products of the imagination. I look no further forward than the evening.
In my photographs it is apparent that there was no posing at the moment I released the shutter.
The planned sit-down reception is an artificial forum where one is presented with a limited number of persons with whom he can hold a conversation.
Travel gives me the opportunity to walk through the sectors of cities where one can clearly see the passage of time.
There must be no worse punishment to a totalitarian nation than the withdrawal of capital.