Beecham or Toscanini to a female cellist: "You have between your legs one of the greatest instruments devised for the pleasure of man. Can you do nothing but scratch it?"
Leo Lerman on Truman Capote: "He saw me as I saw myself, and I saw him as he saw himself. We each saw each other's invention and through the invention into our true, ever-loving hearts."
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