Martin Amis

Martin Amis

British novelist and critic
You cannot combine being a movie star with not being a movie star.More Martin Amis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I hire tea by the tea bag.More Martin Amis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Standing in the nordic nook of the kitchen, I can gaze down at the flimsy-limbed joggers heading south towards the Park. It's nearly as bad as New York. Some of these gasping fatsos, these too-little-too-late artists, they look as though they're running up rising ground, climbing ground. My generation, we started all this. Before, everyone was presumably content to feel like death the whole time. Now they want to feel terrific for ever.More Martin Amis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To idealize: all writing is a campaign against cliché. Not just clichés of the pen but clichés of the mind and clichés of the heart.More Martin Amis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every day, the dispensing of existence.... Its face is fierce and distant and ancient.More Martin Amis quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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Austin Osman Spare Anyone is capable of anything (will plus belief is ability) if they themselves create the opportune moment and incentive. Heaven gives no genius to disbelievers and no vengeance worse than the body denied. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More