John Updike

John Updike

Was an American novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic.
I will try not to panic, to keep my standard of living modest and to work steadily, even shyly, in the spirit of those medieval carvers who so fondly sculpted the undersides of choir seats.More John Updike quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
...but with his mother there's no question of liking him they're not even in a way separate people he began in her stomach and if she gave him life she can take it away and if he feels that withdrawal it will be the grave itself.More John Updike quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The inner spaces that a good story lets us enter are the old apartments of religion.More John Updike quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Let us not mock God with metaphor, Analogy, sidestepping, transcendence; Making of the event a parable, a sign painted in the Faded credulity of earlier ages: Let us walk through the door.More John Updike quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Being able to write becomes a kind of shield, a way of hiding, a way of too instantly transforming pain into honey.More John Updike quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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