John Updike Quotes

Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Categories: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
we-are-most-alive-when-were-in-love
dreams-come-true-without-that-possibility-nature-would-not-incite-us-to-have-them
writers-may-be-disreputable-incorrigible-early-to-decay-or-late-to-bloom-but-they-dare-to-go-it-alone
most-of-american-life-consists-of-driving-somewhere-and-then-returning-home-wondering-why-the-hell-you-went
an-affair-wants-to-spill-to-share-its-glory-with-the-world-no-act-is-so-private-it-does-not-seek-applause
natural-beauty-is-essentially-temporary-and-sad-hence-the-impression-of-obscene-mockery-which-artificial-flowers-give-us
any-activity-becomes-creative-when-the-doer-cares-about-doing-it-right-or-better
school-is-where-you-go-between-when-your-parents-cant-take-you-and-industry-cant-take-you
possession-diminishes-perception-of-value-immediately
perfectionism-is-the-enemy-of-creation-as-extreme-selfsolitude-is-the-enemy-of-wellbeing
but-for-a-few-phrases-from-his-letters-and-an-odd-line-or-two-of-his-verse-the-poet-walks-gagged-through-his-own-biography
creativity-is-merely-a-plus-name-for-regular-activity-any-activity-becomes-creative-when-the-doer-cares-about-doing-it-right-or-better
from-infancy-on-we-are-all-spies-the-shame-is-not-this-but-that-the-secrets-to-be-discovered-are-so-paltry-and-few
by-the-time-a-partnership-dissolves-it-has-dissolved
how-do-you-write-women-so-well-i-think-of-a-man-and-i-take-away-reason-and-accountability
when-i-write-i-aim-in-my-mind-not-toward-new-york-but-toward-a-vague-spot-a-little-to-the-east-of-kansas
writing-and-rewriting-are-a-constant-search-for-what-it-is-one-is-saying
i-secretly-understood-the-primitive-appeal-of-the-hearth-television-isits-irresistible-charma-fire
many-men-are-more-faithful-to-their-golf-partners-than-to-their-wives-and-have-stuck-with-them-longer
rain-is-grace-rain-is-the-sky-condescending-to-the-earth-without-rain-there-would-be-no-life
sex-is-like-money-only-too-much-is-enough
as-souls-must-cry-when-they-awaken-in-tiny-babies-find-themselves-far-from-heaven-john-updike
the-heart-prefers-to-move-against-grain-circumstance-perversity-is-souls-life-john-updike
the-difficulty-with-humorists-is-that-they-will-mix-what-they-believe-with-what-they-dont-whichever-seems-likelier-to-win-effect-john-updike
i-like-old-men-they-can-be-wonderful-bastards-because-they-have-nothing-to-lose-the-only-people-who-can-be-themselves-are-babies-old-bastards-john-updike
musicians-are-mysterious-wonderful-people-to-me-i-dont-know-how-they-do-it-john-updike
that-marriage-ends-is-less-than-ideal-but-all-things-end-under-heaven-if-temporality-is-held-to-be-invalidating-then-nothing-real-succeeds-john-updike
writers-lives-break-into-two-halves-john-updike
to-be-president-united-states-sir-is-to-act-as-advocate-for-blind-venomous-ungrateful-client-john-updike
life-is-nacho-it-can-be-yummycrunchy-squishyyucky-it-just-depends-on-how-long-it-takes-for-you-to-start-eating-it-john-updike
life-is-like-overlong-drama-through-which-we-sit-being-nagged-by-vague-memories-having-read-reviews-john-updike
life-is-razor-you-are-always-in-hot-water-scrape-john-updike
life-is-roller-coaster-you-have-your-ups-downs-unless-you-fall-off-john-updike
life-is-video-game-no-matter-how-good-you-get-you-are-always-zapped-in-end-john-updike
the-dead-teach-this-great-lesson-which-we-are-loathe-to-learn-we-too-will-die-john-updike
the-difficulty-with-humorists-is-that-they-will-mix-what-they-believe-with-what-they-dontwhichever-seems-likelier-to-win-effect-john-updike
dreams-come-true-without-that-possibility-nature-would-not-incite-us-to-have-them-john-updike
inspiration-arrives-as-packet-material-to-be-delivered-john-updike
suspect-each-moment-for-it-is-thief-tiptoeing-away-with-more-than-it-brings-john-updike
oh-she-says-vat-prints-nothing-but-rapes-you-know-what-rape-usually-is-its-woman-who-changed-her-mind-afterward-john-updike
no-act-is-private-it-does-not-seek-applause-john-updike
vagueness-procrastination-are-ever-comfort-to-frail-in-spirit-john-updike
i-dont-think-about-politics-rabbit-says-thats-one-my-goddam-precious-american-rights-not-to-think-about-politics-john-updike
wickedness-was-like-food-once-you-got-started-it-was-hard-to-stop-gut-expanded-to-take-in-more-more-john-updike
chinese-food-in-texas-is-best-chinese-food-in-united-states-except-boston-john-updike
women-fire-in-their-crotch-wont-burn-out-begin-by-fighting-off-pricks-end-by-going-wild-hunting-for-one-that-still-works-john-updike
one-does-not-go-to-moscow-to-get-fat-john-updike
the-scrape-snap-keds-on-loose-alley-pebbles-seems-to-catapult-their-voices-high-into-moist-march-air-blue-above-wires-john-updike
if-you-have-guts-to-be-yourself-other-peoplell-pay-your-price-john-updike
but-it-seems-to-me-that-once-you-begin-gesture-its-fatal-not-to-go-through-with-it-john-updike
and-yet-does-appetite-for-new-days-ever-really-cease-john-updike
we-must-have-sinned-greatly-at-some-juncture-long-buried-in-our-protozoic-past-to-deserve-such-universe-john-updike
we-are-cruel-enough-without-meaning-to-be-john-updike
children-are-not-zoo-entertainingly-exotic-creatures-but-array-mirrors-in-which-human-predicament-leaps-out-at-us-john-updike
theyve-not-forgotten-him-worse-they-never-heard-him-john-updike
but-it-is-just-two-lovers-holding-hands-in-hurry-to-reach-their-car-their-locked-hands-starfish-leaping-through-dark-john-updike
being-divorcee-in-small-town-is-little-like-playing-monopoly-eventually-you-land-on-all-properties-john-updike
there-is-no-such-thing-as-static-happiness-happiness-is-mixed-thing-thing-compounded-sacrifices-losses-betrayals-john-updike
life-too-much-it-not-enough-the-fear-that-it-will-end-some-day-fear-that-tomorrow-will-be-same-as-yesterday-john-updike
being-able-to-write-becomes-kind-shield-way-hiding-way-too-instantly-transforming-pain-into-honey-john-updike
on-single-strand-wire-strung-to-bring-our-house-electricity-grackles-starlings-neatly-punctuated-invisible-sentence-john-updike
there-is-no-doubt-that-i-have-lots-words-inside-me-but-at-moments-like-rushhour-traffic-at-mouth-tunnel-they-jam-john-updike