"My dad told me that no one could ever make it as a writer, that my chances were equivalent to winning the lottery - which was good for me, because I like to have something to prove."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Poppy Z. Brite on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Poppy Z. Brite on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Poppy Z. Brite on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Poppy Z. Brite on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Poppy Z. Brite on Friedrich Nietzsche
"This is the point being missed by readers who lament Liquor's lack of hot sex scenes, probably because they aren't old enough to understand that a passionate relationship could be about anything other than sex."