Truman Capote Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Truman Capote quotes, Truman Capote sayings, and Truman Capote proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

It takes a lot of bad writing to get to a little good writing. Truman Capote
New York is the only real city-city. Truman Capote
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. Truman Capote
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. Truman Capote
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. Truman Capote
To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music that words make. Truman Capote
It's a scientific fact that if you stay in California you lose one point of your IQ every year. 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
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. Truman Capote
A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That's why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet. Truman Capote
The true beloveds of this world are in their lover's eyes lilacs opening, ship lights, school bells, a landscape, remembered conversations, friends, a child's Sunday, lost voices, one's favorite suit, autumn and all seasons, memory, yes, it being the earth and water of existence, memory. Truman Capote
There were hints of sunrise on the rim of the sky, yet it was still dark, and the traces of morning color were like goldfish swimming in ink. Truman Capote
Disco is the best floor show in town. It's very democratic, boys with boys, girls with girls, girls with boys, blacks and whites, capitalists and Marxists, Chinese and everything else, all in one big mix. Truman Capote
And since gin to artifice bears the same relation as tears to mascara, her attractions at once dissembled. Truman Capote
Dizzy with excitement is no mere phrase. Truman Capote
Let your actions demonstrate your wisdom. Truman Capote
Failure is the condiment which gives success its flavor. Truman Capote
Love, having no geography, knows no boundaries: weight and sink it deep, no matter, it will rise and find the surface. Truman Capote
Failure is the condiment which gives success its flavor. Truman Capote
Oh, I adore to cook. It makes me feel so mindless in a worthwhile way. Truman Capote
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. Truman Capote
You are a human being with a free will. Which puts you above the animal level. But if you live your life without feeling and compassion for the fellowmen - you are as an animal - 'an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth' & happiness & peace of mind is not attained by living thus. Truman Capote
But I'm not a saint yet. I'm an alcoholic. I'm a drug addict. I'm homosexual. I'm a genius. Of course, I could be all four of these dubious things and still be a saint. Truman Capote
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. Truman Capote