Jonathan Carroll Quotes

34 Jonathan Carroll quotes:

"I read less of everything now. With only fond memories of others' work, it will be interesting to give my own journal writing a try now."
"In Poland, my audience is all women between 18 and 30. At U.S. conventions, you have the fantasy and science fiction crowd. At Harvard you have an entirely different audience. It's so schizophrenic."
"Salzburg... is a mountain town with a rushing river running right through the center, everything in the rain various shades of green and brown."
"You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover's arms can only come later when you're sure they won't laugh if you trip."
"That's something that has not always been my strength. I used to get the ball and hold it until the point guard would come over. Now I have to look up the floor and get the fast break going. It's a definitely change that came through a lot of practice. I've gotten to know where teammates are and they've learned to call for the ball. It's definitely a teamwork type of the thing. You have to get into a different mindset to get the ball up the court quicker."
Author: Carroll Quotes Category: Strength Quotes
"Coffee on an airplane always smells bad. Whenever it is served, suddenly the whole cabin stinks of it."
"Even the handsomest men do not have the same momentary effect on the world as a truly beautiful woman does."
"I find you write with one person in mind. Usually for me that one person is my wife, because she's my most severe critic and understands best what I'm trying to do."
"I write about what interests me. It's very dangerous when you try to satisfy an audience."
"Krakow is one of my favorite places on earth. It is a medieval city full of young people. A wonderful, striking combination."
"When I was in college, I was the editor of the literary magazine and insisted neither the editors nor the writers be specifically identified-only our student numbers appeared on the title page. I love that idea and still do."
"Everyone coming out of a perfume store is smelling the back of their hand."
"I don't like to have to pan for gold when I read."
"I feel like a cliche."
"I've never seen myself as a fantasy writer - ever."
"One of the saddest realities is that we never know when our lives are at their peak. Only after it is over and we have some kind of perspective do we realize how good we had it a day, a month, five years ago."
"The Wilmington, Delaware, television station that bills itself as The Family Minded Station is Channel 69."
"It took me less than half a lifetime to realize that regret is one of the few guaranteed certainties. Sooner or later everything is touched by it, despite our naive and sensless hope that just this time we will be spared its cold hand on our heart"
Author: Carroll Quotes Category: Regret Quotes
"May this house stand until an ant drinks the ocean and a tortoise circles the world."
"At a Boston signing, someone from the audience asked why I was so obsessed with furniture in my books. The question rattled around in my head. I had no idea that I was obsessed with furniture."

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