Bret Easton Ellis Quotes

Bret Easton Ellis Quotes

The book was blunt and had an honesty about it, whereas the movie was just a beautiful lie.

The real Julian Wells didn't die in a cherry-red convertible, overdosing on a highway in Joshua Tree while a choir soared over the sound track.

And it struck me then, that I liked Sean because he looked, well, slutty. A boy who had been around. A boy who couldn't remember if he was Catholic or not.

I have to return some videotapes

Sex is mathematics. Individuality no longer an issue. What does intelligence signify? Define reason. Desire - meaningless. Intellect is not a cure. Justice is dead.

what's right? If you want something, you have the right to take it. If you want to do something, you have the right to do it.

What? Did we end up hating each other? Did we end up the way we thought we always knew would? Did I end up wearing khakis because of that fucking ad?

I needed something-the distraction of another life-to alleviate fear.

The better you look, the more you see.

I had dreamed of something so different from what reality was now offering up, but that dream had been a blind man's vision. That dream was a miracle. The morning was fading. And I remembered yet again that I was a tourist here.

My pain is constant and sharp, and I do not hope for a better world for anyone.

It strikes me profoundly that the world is more often than not a bad and cruel place.

You learn to move on without the people you love.

Careless and not particularly biting, it was easier to shrug off than anything in the first book which depicted me as an inarticulate zombie confused by the irony of Randy Newman's "I Love L.A.

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