Thomas Wolfe

Thomas Wolfe

is an American author and journalist
Perhaps this is our strange and haunting paradox here in America -- that we are fixed and certain only when we are in movement. At any rate, that is how it seemed to young George Webber, who was never so assured of his purpose as when he was going somewhere on a train. And he never had the sense of home so much as when he felt that he was going there. It was only when he got there that his homelessness began.More Thomas Wolfe quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from being a rare and curious phenomenon, peculiar to myself and to a few other solitary men, is the central and inevitable fact of human existence.More Thomas Wolfe quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The human mind is a fearful instrument of adaptation, and in nothing is this more clearly shown than in its mysterious powers of resilience, self-protection, and self-healing. Unless an event completely shatters the order of one's life, the mind, if it has youth and health and time enough, accepts the inevitable and gets itself ready for the next happening like a grimly dutiful American tourist who, on arriving at a new town, looks around him, takes his bearings, and says, "Well, where do I go from here?More Thomas Wolfe quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity.More Thomas Wolfe quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
This is the artist, then, life's hungry man, the glutton of eternity, beauty's miser, glory's slave.More Thomas Wolfe quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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