I want to still be me when I wake up one fine morning and have breakfast at Tiffany's ... I dont' want to own anything until I know I've found the place where me and things belong together. I'm not quite sure where that is just yet. But I know what it's like. ... It's like Tiffany's.
The title Breakfast at Tiffany's is drawn from an anecdote popular among Capote's social circle about an ignorant out-of-towner who, upon being asked which glamorous New York restaurant he would like to visit, answered, "Well, let's have breakfast at Tiffany's".
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