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Patricia Highsmith's Profile

Brief about Patricia Highsmith: By info that we know Patricia Highsmith was born at 1921-01-19. And also Patricia Highsmith is American Novelist.

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For neither life nor nature cares if justice is ever done or not.

Tags: Justice, Life, Nature

My imagination functions much better when I don't have to speak to people.

Tags: Functions, Speak

I can't write if someone else is in the house, not even the cleaning woman.

Tags: Else, Someone, Woman

I find the public passion for justice quite boring and artificial.

Tags: Boring, Justice, Passion

I have Graham Greene's telephone number, but I wouldn't dream of using it. I don't seek out writers because we all want to be alone.

Tags: Alone, Dream, Number

I think J.D. Salinger is correct in granting no interviews, and in making no speeches.

Tags: Correct, Interviews, Making

I didn't hang around films. I don't know if I'd ever seen Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes.

Tags: Films, Lady, Seen

I don't set the alarm to get up. I get up when I feel like it.

Tags: Alarm

I hated cracking the whip, and these juries turn into political things.

Tags: Hated, Political, Turn

I have no television - I hate it.

Tags: Hate, Television

I like to work for four or five hours a day. I aim for seven days a week.

Tags: Days, Week, Work

I only know it takes weeks to recover, as if one had been in a car accident.

Tags: Accident, Car, Takes

I prefer to live in the country where it's quiet. Woody Allen movies there are dubbed into Italian.

Tags: Country, Movies, Quiet

If people have bought something of mine, they know by now that I will decline writing it for the movies.

Tags: Mine, Movies, Writing

Ripley is married. And he's not lost. He has his feet on the ground.

Tags: Feet, Lost, Married

Robert Walker as Bruno was excellent. He had elegance and humor, and the proper fondness for his mother.

Tags: Excellent, Humor, Mother

Some fellow from the Third World kept hammering for prizes for a Communist film which was rotten.

Tags: Communist, Film, Kept

A few years ago, there were requests to me, Can we make this? I said that I have no rights. Contact the Hitchcock estate, which won't release it for a remake.

Tags: Few, Rights, Said

I don't think Ripley is gay. He appreciates good looks in other men, that's true. But he's married in later books. I'm not saying he's very strong in the sex department. But he makes it in bed with his wife.

Tags: Good, Men, Strong

I don't want to know movie directors. I don't want to be close to them. I don't want to interfere with their work. I don't want them to interfere with mine.

Tags: Mine, Movie, Work
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