My Favorite Quotes
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 Jerzy Kosinski - “The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “The principle of art is to pause, not bypass.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “Take a look at the books other people have in their homes.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “Persons who have been homeless carry within them a certain philosophy of life which makes them apprehensive about ownership.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “It is possible to stand around with a cocktail in one's hand and talk with everyone, which means with no one.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “It is not sex by itself that interests me, but its particular role in American consciousness, and in my own life.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “In my photographs it is apparent that there was no posing at the moment I released the shutter.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “I look back into past history, the stored experiences or products of the imagination. I look no further forward than the evening.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “I do not gather things, I prefer to rent them rather than to possess them.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “I collect human relationships very much the way others collect fine art.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “I am inspired by human sexuality. The act itself is mechanical and holds little interest to me.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “Going around under an umbrella interferes with one's looking up at the sky.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “Gatherings and, simultaneously, loneliness are the conditions of a writer's life.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “As I go to sleep I remember what my father said-that one can never be sure if one will awake. The way my health is now, this is becoming more and more real.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “A trait which differentiated New York from European cities was the incredible freedom and ease in which life, including sexual life, could be carried on, on many levels.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “A novelist has a specific poetic license which also applies to his own life.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “I don't fret over lost time - I can always use the situations in a novel.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “I can create countries just as I can create the actions of my characters. That is why a lot of travel seems to me a waste of time.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “Homelessness is a part of our American system. There should be nothing wrong with this condition as long as the individual is not sentenced to unnecessary suffering and punishment.”
 Agnes Kosinski - “This is a comeback event. We had it for a few years, so we're glad it's back.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “Travel gives me the opportunity to walk through the sectors of cities where one can clearly see the passage of time.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “There must be no worse punishment to a totalitarian nation than the withdrawal of capital.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “And really the purpose of art - for me, fiction - is to alert, to indicate to stop, to say Make certain that when you rush through you will not miss the moment which you might have had, or might still have.”
 Agnes Kosinski - “He is great. He sings, he's a comic, he does a magic show... It's great family entertainment.”
 Jerzy Kosinski - “In London, the weather would affect me negatively. I react strongly to light. If it is cloudy and raining, there are clouds and rain in my soul.”

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