"I have two ideas for novels at the moment, neither of them all that conventional, but I'm not ready to choose between them yet, let alone settle down to the process of writing."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Jonathan Coe on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Jonathan Coe on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Jonathan Coe on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Jonathan Coe on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Jonathan Coe on Marilyn Monroe