Popular Manhattan Quotes
No, I didn't read the piece on China's faceless masses, I was, I was checking out the lingerie ads.Isaac Davis
It's brown water! I'm paying seven-hundred dollars a month, I got rats with bongos and a, and a frog and I got brown water here.Isaac Davis
You know what you are? You're God's answer to Job, y'know? You would have ended all argument between them. I mean, He would have pointed to you and said, y'know, "I do a lot of terrible things, but I can still make one of these." You know? And then Job would have said, "Eh. Yeah, well, you win."Isaac Davis
I had a mad impulse to throw you down on the lunar surface and commit interstellar perversion.Isaac Davis
What are you telling me, that you're, you're, you're gonna leave Emily, is this true? And, and run away with the, the, the winner of the Zelda Fitzgerald emotional maturity award?Isaac Davis
They probably sit around on the floor with wine and cheese, and mispronounce allegorical and didacticism.Isaac Davis
It's just gossip, you know. Gossip is the new pornography.Yale
Plus I'll probably have to give my parents less money. It'll kill my father. He's not gonna be able to get as good a seat in the synagogue. He'll be in the back, away from God, far from the action.Isaac Davis
My analyst warned me, but you were so beautiful I got another analyst.Isaac Davis
I can't express anger. That's one of the problems I have. I grow a tumor instead.Isaac Davis
Years ago I wrote this short story about my Mother called "The Castrating Zionist"Isaac Davis
Isaac Davis: The steel cube was brilliant?
Mary Wilke: Yes. To me it was very textual, you know what I mean? It was perfectly integrated, and it had a marvelous kind of negative capability. The rest of the stuff downstairs was bullshit.