Love is the only gift that’s acceptable to give away as soon as you get it.
Our love was soggy, like the biscuits I forgot to take out of the bathtub.
When I see great boxers, it’s like reading a wonderful poem.
Some of the most wonderful people are the ones who don’t fit into boxes.
Nothing is too wonderful to be true, if it be consistent with the laws of nature.
I shave my face like a car. I speed through car washes, but I brake for love.
Be an unstoppable force. Write with an imaginary machete strapped to your thigh. This is not wishy-washy, polite, drinking-tea-with-your-pinkie-sticking-out stuff. It’s who you want to be, your most powerful self. Write your books. Finish them,...
Change is always happening. That’s one of the wonderful things about jazz music.
It’s been a wonderful career, I couldn’t ask for anything more.