Inspirational Truman Capote Quotes

Truman Capote (September 30, 1924 – August 25, 1984) was an American novelist. This post features some Inspirational Truman Capote Quotes.

Truman Capote Quotes
Truman Capote Quotes

Truman Capote Quotes

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”
― Truman Capote

“Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot.”
― Truman Capote

“Just remember: If one bird carried every grain of sand, grain by grain, across the ocean, by the time he got them all on the other side, that would only be the beginning of eternity. ”
― Truman Capote

“I am always drawn back to places where I have lived, the houses and their neighborhoods.”
― Truman Capote

“You can’t blame a writer for what the characters say.”
― Truman Capote

“It may be normal, darling; but I’d rather be natural.”
― Truman Capote

“You’re wonderful. Unique. I love you.”
― Truman Capote

“It is no shame to have a dirty face- the shame comes when you keep it dirty.”
― Truman Capote

“The wind is us it gathers and remembers all our voices, then sends them talking and telling through the leaves and the fields.”
― Truman Capote

“You call yourself a free spirit, a “wild thing,” and you’re terrified somebody’s gonna stick you in a cage. Well baby, you’re already in that cage. You built it yourself. And it’s not bounded in the west by Tulip, Texas, or in the east by Somali-land. It’s wherever you go. Because no matter where you run, you just end up running into yourself.”
Truman Capote quotes

“I don’t want to own anything until I find a place where me and things go together.”
― Truman Capote

“Maybe the older you grow and the less easy it is to put thought into action, maybe that’s why it gets all locked up in your head and becomes a burden.”
Truman Capote

“Aprils have never meant much to me, autumns seem that season of beginning, spring.”
― Truman Capote

“Love should be allowed. I’m all for it. Now that I’ve got a pretty good idea what it is.”
― Truman Capote

“You can’t give your heart to a wild thing.”
― Truman Capote

“More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones.”
― Truman Capote

“Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.”
― Truman Capote

“The answer is good things only happen to you if you’re good. Good? Honest is more what I mean… Be anything but a coward, a pretender, an emotional crook, a whore: I’d rather have cancer than a dishonest heart.”
― Truman Capote

“The village of Holcomb stands on the high wheat plains of western Kansas, a lonesome area that other Kansans call “out there.”
― Truman Capote

“But it’s Sunday, Mr. Bell. Clocks are slow on Sundays.”
― Truman Capote

“I told you: you can make yourself love anybody.”
― Truman Capote

“He loved her, he loved her, and until he’d loved her she had never minded being alone.”
― Truman Capote

“Never love a wild thing…If you let yourself love a wild thing. You’ll end up looking at the sky.”
― Truman Capote

“It’s better to look at the sky than live there. Such an empty place; so vague. Just a country where the thunder goes.”
― Truman Capote

“You can love somebody without it being like that. You keep them a stranger, a stranger who’s a friend.”
― Truman Capote

“I don’t care what anybody says about me as long as it isn’t true.”
― Truman Capote

“I love New York, even though it isn’t mine, the way something has to be, a tree or a street or a house, something, anyway, that belongs to me because I belong to it.”
― Truman Capote

“Don’t wanna sleep, don’t wanna die, just wanna go a-travellin’ through the pastures of the sky.”
― Truman Capote

“I loved her enough to forget myself, my self pitying despairs, and be content that something she thought happy was going to happen.”
Truman Capote quotes

“Everybody has to feel superior to somebody,” she said. “But it’s customary to present a little proof before you take the privilege.”
― Truman Capote

“To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it’s about, but the music the words make.”
― Truman Capote

Advertisements

3 Comments


Leave a Reply