Hope never abandons you; you abandon it
All love is original, no matter how many other people have loved before.
And I've known people who came out with a sense of torture.
I didn't grow up with any concept of people being deviants unless they mistreated others.
I felt like an apostle of the obvious and people imagined that I was doing something daring.
I try not to deal with people's hostility, though I must if they have something I need from them, as the professors did at Columbia or my landlord did.
Many people secretly think that gays are a lot happier than they are, and want to punish them.
People have known of Shakespeare's homosexuality down through the ages.
An essential idea is that if you give to some person or endeavor in life, you will make that more important.
My dearest friend in the movement is Jack Nichols. If there were no such thing as gay or straight, we would still talk and share experiences till the end of time.
If every time you engage in a sex act, you go into a confession box, you will never accept your own sexuality.
We're all here at the same time and we should celebrate that.
My father, who was from a wealthy family and highly educated, a lawyer, Yale and Columbia, walked out with the benefit of a healthy push from my mother, a seventh grade graduate, who took a typing course and got a secretarial job as fast as she could.
Every man wants to feel that his woman would love him apart from anything else.
No man wants to feel that he's there because of his woman's biological clock or because he's filling a job opening for husband or significant other.