Two memorable quotes, recorded here for cyberposterity:
"After all everybody, that is, everybody who writes is interested in
living inside themselves in order to tell what is inside themselves.
That is why writers have to have two countries, the one where they
belong and the one in which they live really. The second one is
romantic, it is separate from themselves, it is not real but it is
–Gertrude Stein, Paris France
"I wanted beauty, with a capital B. I was consumed by my own appetite to
consume–in a very limited way, of course, the beauties of Europe."