Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape; it's a way to make contact with reality after a day of making things up, and it's a way of making contact with someone else's imagination after a day that's all too real.
I don't think any day is worth living without thinking about what you're going to eat next at all times.
My second divorce was the worst kind of divorce. There were two children; one had just been born. My husband was in love with someone else.
Your hair doesn't need to be washed every day any more than your black pants have to be dry-cleaned every time you wear them.
My mother wanted us to understand that the tragedies of your life one day have the potential to be comic stories the next.
Every 10 years or so, there was a moment when I'd say, even subconsciously, 'Is that all there is?' You've got to find ways to keep it fresh for yourself.