Dystopian Author Quotes

June 4, 2020
What I have in mind when I start to write could fit inside an acorn-an acorn, moreover, that rarely if ever grows into an oak. Write fiction and you relinquish reason. You start with an acorn and you end up with a mackerel.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#78

Philip Roth What I have in mind when I start to write could fit inside an acorn-an acorn, moreover, that rarely if ever grows into an […]
June 4, 2020
To read a novel requires a certain kind of concentration, focus, devotion to the reading. If you read a novel in more than two weeks, you don't read the novel really.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#77

Philip Roth To read a novel requires a certain kind of concentration, focus, devotion to the reading. If you read a novel in more than two […]
June 4, 2020
I turn sentences around. That's my life. I write a sentence and then I turn it around. Then I look at it and turn it around again.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#76

Philip Roth I turn sentences around. That’s my life. I write a sentence and then I turn it around. Then I look at it and turn […]
June 4, 2020
Should you protect profits? Yes. But run for the hills? No.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#75

Philip Roth Should you protect profits? Yes. But run for the hills? No.
June 4, 2020
I am marked like a road map from head to toe with my repressions. You can travel the length and breadth of my body over superhighways of shame and inhibition and fear.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#74

Philip Roth I am marked like a road map from head to toe with my repressions. You can travel the length and breadth of my body […]
June 4, 2020
Dreams? If only they had been! But I don't need dreams, Doctor, that's why I hardly have them - because I have this life instead. With me it all happens in broad daylight!

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#73

Philip Roth Dreams? If only they had been! But I don’t need dreams, Doctor, that’s why I hardly have them – because I have this life […]
June 4, 2020
Suicide is the role you write for yourself. You inhabit it and you enact it. All carefully staged -- where they will find you and how they will find you. But one performance only.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#72

Philip Roth Suicide is the role you write for yourself. You inhabit it and you enact it. All carefully staged — where they will find you […]
June 4, 2020
Literature got me into this mess and literature is going to have to get me out of it.

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#71

Philip Roth Literature got me into this mess and literature is going to have to get me out of it.
June 4, 2020
A Jewish man with parents alive is a fifteen-year-old boy, and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy until they die!

Philip Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#70

Philip Roth A Jewish man with parents alive is a fifteen-year-old boy, and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy until they die!
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