James Atlas Quotes


5 James Atlas quotes:



"He describes himself as a mild depressive, and he goes through just terrible suffering, much of it self-generated. And yet he's also an extremely buoyant person who finds a great deal in life to entertain and instruct and amuse him. He has a kind of vivacity about him. He's very funny, and he's very obsessed with certain themes."
Author: Atlas Quotes Category: Self Quotes
"In writing this book I'm writing about my own life, a generation removed. But in the larger sense ... it was my discovery of Bellow's work, his voice that became for me the inspiration for this book. I was always fascinated by his life and wanted to know more about it."
Author: Atlas Quotes Category: Life Quotes
"I doubt the garrulous archive bequeathed us by the tape recorder will prove as memorable as Henry James's thank-you notes."
Author: Atlas Quotes Category: Doubt Quotes
"He himself has said you can follow the patterns and real events in his life by reading his books, which doesn't mean you can figure out his life by reading his books. Simply that the events in his life are the starting points for the books that he writes. But that's just the beginning."
"A penumbra of somber dignity has descended over his reputation."
Author: Atlas Quotes Category: American Businessman Quotes Dignity Quotes



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