War is tragedy. The great war stories are tragedies. It's the failure of diplomacy. 'War and Peace,' 'A Farewell to Arms,' 'For Whom the Bell Tolls.' Those are some of the greatest tragedies.
I hate vacations. There's nothing to do.
I love working on a typewriter - the rhythm, the sound; it's like playing the piano, which I do, too.
In a world we find terrifying, we ratify that which doesn't threaten us.
President Obama seems to understand the Constitution as a 'set of suggestions.'
The quality I most admire in a man is steadfastness.