"It’s a bore, but the answer is good things only happen to you if you’re good. Good? Honest is more what I mean. Not lawtype honest—I’d rob a grave, I’d steal two bits off a dead man’s eyes if I thought it would contribute to the day’s enjoyment—but unto-thyself-type honest. Be anything but a coward, a pretender, an emotional crook…"
- Truman Capote, Breakfast at Tiffany’s (via lisaconover)