"There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell."
"That's what keeps me up at three in the morning: Who's looking at reviews of Cabin Boy right now?"
"In the case of my book, I don't think it's really the coming-out gay novel that everyone really needed, even though it was received as such. The boy is too creepy, he betrays his teacher, the only adult man with whom he's enjoyed a sexual experience, etc."
"I'm not just a boy toy. I have feelings and dreams like anybody else."
"What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero."
"A ball player has to be kept hungry to become a big leaguer. That's why no boy from a rich family has ever made the big leagues."
"I have six sisters, so I assumed I'd have a girl. Learning I was having a boy was really weird."
"I was brought up with psychics and tarot cards. My mum was always told I was going to be in a boy band and be famous as a singer."
"See, at a certain point it becomes cool to be boy crazy. That happens in sixth grade, and it gives you so much social status, particularly in an all-girls school, if you can go up and talk to boys."
"My brother Jim and I spent many wonderful summers working on dairy farms in Wisconsin owned by Mom's cousins, and as members of our local Boy Scout troop."