"My imagination functions much better when I don't have to speak to people."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Patricia Highsmith on Albert Einstein
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."Patricia Highsmith on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Patricia Highsmith on Albert Einstein
"I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty."Patricia Highsmith on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Patricia Highsmith on Sun Tzu
"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."
"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."
"For neither life nor nature cares if justice is ever done or not."