John Updike

John Updike

Was an American novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic.
When we try in good faith to believe in materialism, in the exclusive reality of the physical, we are asking our selves to step aside; we are disavowing the very realm where we exist and where all things precious are kept -- the realm of emotion and conscience, of memory and intention and sensation.More John Updike quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I love my government not least for the extent to which it leaves me alone.More John Updike quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Perfectionism is the enemy of creation, as extreme self-solitude is the enemy of well-being.More John Updike quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The New England spirit does not seek solutions in a crowd; raw light and solitariness are less dreaded than welcomed as enhancers of our essential selves.More John Updike quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The first breath of adultery is the freest after it, constraints aping marriage develop.More John Updike quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]

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