My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Seek what is essential and exceptional--forget the rest.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. Swimming in a warm azure sea.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Discovering a truth.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. That I never heard Ella Fitzgerald sing in person.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Moving to New York at 17.