"I said to my friends that if I was going to starve, I might as well starve where the food is good."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Virgil Thomson on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Virgil Thomson on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Virgil Thomson on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Virgil Thomson on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Virgil Thomson on Benjamin Franklin
"Let your mind alone, and see what happens."
"Try a thing you haven't done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not."
"I don't care what other critics say, I only hope to be played."