John Updike

John Updike

Was an American novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic.
Movies took you right up to the edge but kept you safe.More John Updike quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It skims in through the eye, and by means of the utterly delicate retina hurls shadows like insect legs inward for translation. Then an immense space opens up in silence and an endlessly fecund sub-universe the writer descends, and asks the reader to descend after him, not merely to gain instructions but also to experience delight, the delight of mind freed from matter and exultant in the strength it has stolen from matter.More John Updike quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The heart prefers to move against the grain of circumstance; perversity is the souls very life.More John Updike quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It’s spring! Farewell To chills and colds! The blushing, girlish World unfolds Each flower, leaf And blade of sod— Small letters sent To her from God.More John Updike quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Customs and convictions change; respectable people are the last to know, or to admit, the change, and the ones most offended by fresh reflections of the facts in the mirror of art.More John Updike quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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