Louis Auchincloss

Louis Auchincloss

Perfection irritates as well as it attracts, in fiction as in life.More Louis Auchincloss quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A lot of writers ... sit in a log cabin by the lake and put their feet up by the fire in the silence and write. If you can have that that's all very well, but the true writer will learn to write anywhere -- even in prison.More Louis Auchincloss quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I couldn't bear to see a chapter of the gospel turned into a chapter of Trollope.More Louis Auchincloss quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We were not as rich as the Rockefellers or Mellons, but we were rich enough to know how rich they were.More Louis Auchincloss quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To most readers the word 'fiction' is an utter fraud. They are entirely convinced that each character has an exact counterpart in real life and that any small discrepancy with that counterpart is a simple error on the author's part. Consequently, they are totally at a loss if anything essential is altered. Make Abraham Lincoln a dentist, put the Gettysburg Address on his tongue, and nobody will recognize it.More Louis Auchincloss quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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