"I have Graham Greene's telephone number, but I wouldn't dream of using it. I don't seek out writers because we all want to be alone."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Patricia Highsmith on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Patricia Highsmith 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."Patricia Highsmith 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."Patricia Highsmith on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Patricia Highsmith on Marilyn Monroe
"I only know it takes weeks to recover, as if one had been in a car accident."
"Robert Walker as Bruno was excellent. He had elegance and humor, and the proper fondness for his mother."
"My imagination functions much better when I don't have to speak to people."
"For neither life nor nature cares if justice is ever done or not."