Philip Roth Quotes

12 Philip Roth quotes:

"Fear tends to manifest itself much more quickly than greed, so volatile markets tend to be on the downside. In up markets, volatility tends to gradually decline."
"Just like those who are incurably ill, the aged know everything about their dying except exactly when."
"Should you protect profits? Yes. But run for the hills? No."
"A Jewish man with parents alive is a fifteen-year-old boy, and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy until they die!"
"History... is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake."
"It's an admission of the books into perpetuity."
"Is an intelligent human being likely to be much more than a large-scale manufacturer of misunderstanding?"
Author: Roth Quotes Category: American Novelist Quotes Human Quotes
"Obviously the facts are never just coming at you but are incorporated by an imagination that is formed by your previous experience. Memories of the past are not memories of facts but memories of your imaginings of the facts."
"When you publish a book, it's the world's book. The world edits it."
"The Academy tends to like to mix the expected with the unexpected choices,"
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"History ... is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake."
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"Undermining experience, embellishing experience, rearranging and enlarging experience into a species of mythology."
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