Mark Helprin Quotes


7 Mark Helprin quotes:



"Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression."
"Marxists are people whose insides are torn up day after day because they want to rule the world and no one will even publish their letter to the editor."
"A tranquil city of good laws, fine architecture, and clean streets is like a classroom of obedient dullards, or a field of gelded bulls - whereas a city of anarchy is a city of promise"
"If it wasn't for music, I would think that love is mortal."
"Of course, you would have to be insane to hope your child grows up to be a playwright or poet. Given the odds, you would have to be quite cavalier about your children's future."
"The greatest fight is when you are fighting in the smoke and cannot see with your eyes."
"The human race is intoxicated with narrow victories, for life is a string of them like pearls that hit the floor when the rope breaks, and roll away in perfection and anarchy."



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