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Truman Capote
(1924-1984) born on
Sep 30
US novelist, short-story writer. He is best known for "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and his journalistic approach with "In Cold Blood."
         
   
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Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs at one go.

R
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.
A
It is the want to know the end that makes us believe in God, or witchcraft, believe, at least, in something.
N
That isn't writing at all, it's typing.
K
Are there any writers on the literary scene whom I consider truly great? Yes: Truman Capote.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Observer," 'Sayings of the Week', 26 Nov 1961.
R: Conversations With Truman Capote, ch. 3, "Love, Sex, and Fear" (ed. by Lawrence Grobel, 1985).
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: Referring to the Beat novelists; in "New Republic" (Washington, DC), 9 Feb. 1959.
K: From "Rand Lindsly's HUGE Quotations File," an internet collection of quotations.
   


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