"I felt Joyce was an influence on my fiction, but in a very general way, as a kind of inspiration and a model for the beauty of language."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Don DeLillo on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Don DeLillo on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Don DeLillo on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Don DeLillo on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Don DeLillo on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"Californians invented the concept of life-style. This alone warrants their doom."
"I slept for four years. I didn't study much of anything. I majored in something called communication arts."
"There's always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down."
"There's a connection between the advances that are made in technology and the sense of primitive fear people develop in response to it."
"The future belongs to crowds."