In some circles where very heavy people think they have very heavy brains, words like charming and clever and pretty are all put-downs; all the lighter things in life, which are the most important things, are put down.
The President has so much good publicity potential that hasn't been exploited. He should just sit down one day and make a list of all the things that people are embarrassed to do that they shouldn't be embarrassed to do, and then do them all on television.
Free countries are great, because you can actually sit in somebody else's space for a while and pretend you're a part of it. You can sit in the Plaza Hotel and you don't even have to live there. You can just sit and watch the people go by.
Before I was shot, I always thought that I was more half-there than all-there - I always suspected that I was watching TV instead of living life. Right when I was being shot and ever since, I knew that I was watching television.
Land really is the best art.
Andy Warhol: I think everybody should like everybody. Gene Swenson: Is that what Pop Art is all about? Andy Warhol: Yes, it's liking things.
They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
I'm the type who'd be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn't going to. I'm the type who'd like to sit home and watch every party that I'm invited to on a monitor in my bedroom.
The most exciting thing is not doing it. If you fall in love with someone and never do it, it's much more exciting.
I've never met a person I couldn't call a beauty.
I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of work, because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep.
I used to think that everything was just being funny but now I don't know. I mean, how can you tell?
What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest.