"Let your mind alone, and see what happens."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Virgil Thomson on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Virgil Thomson 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."Virgil Thomson 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."Virgil Thomson on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Virgil Thomson on Marilyn Monroe
"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 said to my friends that if I was going to starve, I might as well starve where the food is good."
"I don't care what other critics say, I only hope to be played."