John Updike

John Updike

Was an American novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic.
Affairs, ... , like everything else, ask too much.More John Updike quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The world ... is full of people who never knew what hit 'em, their lives are over before they wake up.More John Updike quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To be a human being is to be in a state of tension between your appetites and your dreams, and the social realities around you and your obligations to your fellow man.More John Updike quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Hemingway describes literary New York as a bottle full of tapeworms trying to feed on each other.More John Updike quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To say that war is madness is like saying that sex is madness: true enough, from the standpoint of a stateless eunuch, but merely a provocative epigram for those who must make their arrangements in the world as given.More John Updike quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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