My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Never give in to self-righteousness, your own or other people's.
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. Probably a kind of hang-in-there optimism that never seems to quit, even when I'm in the grips of the deepest depression.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. To play jazz piano.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. See above.