"The heart of the jealous knows the best and most satisfying love, that of the other's bed, where the rival perfects the lover's imperfections."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Djuna Barnes on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Djuna Barnes on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Djuna Barnes on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Djuna Barnes on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Djuna Barnes on Dalai Lama
"Dreams have only the pigmentation of fact."