Dystopian Author Quotes

June 3, 2020
Too late, but I understand. That we don't perish of understanding everything too late, that is a miracle. But we do perish of that -- of just that.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#39

Philip Roth Too late, but I understand. That we don’t perish of understanding everything too late, that is a miracle. But we do perish of that […]
June 3, 2020
You put too much stock in human intelligence, it doesn't annihilate human nature.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#38

Philip Roth You put too much stock in human intelligence, it doesn’t annihilate human nature.
June 3, 2020
The pleasure isn't in owning the person. The pleasure is this. Having another contender in the room with you.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#37

Philip Roth The pleasure isn’t in owning the person. The pleasure is this. Having another contender in the room with you.
June 3, 2020
There's no remaking reality... Just take it as it comes. Hold your ground and take it as it comes. There's no other way.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#36

Philip Roth There’s no remaking reality… Just take it as it comes. Hold your ground and take it as it comes. There’s no other way.
June 3, 2020
Because that is when you love somebody - when you see them being game in the face of the worst. Not courageous. Not heroic. Just game.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#35

Philip Roth Because that is when you love somebody – when you see them being game in the face of the worst. Not courageous. Not heroic. […]
June 3, 2020
Life is just a short period of time in which you are alive.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#34

Philip Roth Life is just a short period of time in which you are alive.
June 3, 2020
Everyone becomes a part of history whether they like it or not and whether they know it or not.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#33

Philip Roth Everyone becomes a part of history whether they like it or not and whether they know it or not.
June 3, 2020
Maybe the best thing would be to forget being right or wrong about people and just go along for the ride. But if you can do that -- well, lucky you.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#32

Philip Roth Maybe the best thing would be to forget being right or wrong about people and just go along for the ride. But if you […]
June 3, 2020
I cannot and do not live in the world of discretion, not as a writer, anyway. I would prefer to, I assure you - it would make life easier. But discretion is, unfortunately, not for novelists.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#31

Philip Roth I cannot and do not live in the world of discretion, not as a writer, anyway. I would prefer to, I assure you – […]