Quotation by Truman Capote

People who are having a love-sex relationship are continuously lying to each other because the very nature of the relationship demands that they do, because you have to make a love object of this person, which means that you editorialize about them.... You cut out what you don't want to see, you add this if it isn't there. And so therefore you're building a lie.
Truman Capote (1924–1984), U.S. author. interview with David Frost in Frost, "When Does a Writer Become a Star?" The Americans (1970).
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