Humour can get under the door while seriousness is still scrabbling at the lock.
I’m afraid of depleting my energy… I have this weird thing that if I sleep with someone, they’re going to take my creativity from me through my vagina.
People think if you have pink hair you know everything.
[Mark] Twain fiddled and despaired and revised and gave up on Huckleberry Finn so many times that the book took him nearly a decade to complete.
Experience has taught me that there are two types of madmen: those who are simply mad and who, as a result, are dangerous; and those on whom madness confers creativity, strength, ingenuity and brio. Alastair was the latter.