When I grew up, being gay, being a sissy or anything like that was verboten. I disliked myself intensely and feared this part of myself intensely and had to hide it and became 'Perfect Richard, All-American Boy' as a place to hide.
Of all things, good sense is the most fairly distributed: everyone thinks he is so well supplied with it that even those who are the hardest to satisfy in every other respect never desire more of it than they already have.
Author Profession: Classics, Satire, Fantasy
The parrots so funny. He imitates me and I dont even realize hes doing it. Im walking around the house talking to myself and whistling and the next day hes said something Ive said... its scary you know?
Author Profession: British Director
I lied a lot when I was a kid. Somehow, I still do this today, but maybe in another way - not quite as ridiculously clumsily as I used to. But still, I think making music has a lot to do with it. One invents something that one cant possibly be. With songs, one invents a world that wouldnt exist otherwise.
Author Profession: US Critic