Janet Malcolm Quotes

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What Helen of Troy did in her spare time and what she was 'really like' are not questions that torture us. -Janet Malcolm
If you scratch a great photograph, you find two things; a painting and a photograph. -Janet Malcolm
[The] arresting of time is photography's unique capacity, and the decision of when to click the shutter is the photographer's chief responsibility. -Janet Malcolm
This is what it is the business of the artist to do. Art is theft, art is armed robbery, art is not pleasing your mother. -Janet Malcolm
Fidelity to the subject's thought and to his characteristic way of expressing himself is the sine qua non of journalistic quotation. -Janet Malcolm
The autobiographer works in a treacherous terrain. The journalist has a much safer job. -Janet Malcolm
The journalist must do his work in a kind of deliberately induced state of moral anarchy. -Janet Malcolm
The journalist cannot create his subjects any more than the analyst can create his patients. -Janet Malcolm
The journalist confines himself to the clean, gentlemanly work of exposing the griefs and shames of others. -Janet Malcolm
Journalists who swallow the subject's account whole and publish it are not journalists but publicists. -Janet Malcolm
I don't go out of my way to be friendly, because it's completely unnecessary. People tell you what they are going to tell you no matter what. -Janet Malcolm
If I write a page a day, I feel very good about it. -Janet Malcolm
I think of myself as more of a maker than a thinker. -Janet Malcolm
I don't want to manipulate actuality; I want to record it. -Janet Malcolm
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