Freedom of speech is always under attack by Fascist mentality, which exists in all parts of the world, unfortunately.
Don’t patronize the chain bookstores. Every time I see some author scheduled to read and sign his books at a chain bookstore, I feel like telling him he’s stabbing the independent bookstores in the back.
They were looking for a stable, but we didn’t have one. In fact, we weren’t very stable ourselves.
I am waiting for them to prove that God is really American.
The paintings may communicate even better because people are lazy and they can look at a painting with less effort than they can read a poem.
Anyone who saw Nagasaki would suddenly realize that they’d been kept in the dark by the United States government as to what atomic bombs can do.
It’s much easier to consume the visual image than to read something.
No, I didn’t become disenchanted. I just couldn’t paint like them.
We have to raise the consciousness; the only way poets can change the world is to raise the consciousness of the general populace.
I’d ban all automobiles from the central part of the city. You see, the automobile was just a passing fad. It’s got to go. It’s got to go a long way from here.