Cynthia Ozick Quotes


8 Cynthia Ozick quotes:



"I think at this moment, in the absence of Bellow, that Roth is the most courageous American writer. There's nothing he's afraid to say."
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"Traveling is seeing; it is the implicit that we travel by."
"After a certain number of years, our faces become our biographies."
"The engineering is secondary to the vision."
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"I wanted to use what I was, to be what I was born to be - not to have a 'career', but to be that straightforward obvious unmistakable animal, a writer."
"In saying what is obvious, never choose cunning. Yelling works better."
"The usefulness of madmen is famous: they demonstrate society's logic flagrantly carried out down to its last scrimshaw scrap."
Author: Ozick Quotes Category: Madness Quotes
"One reason writers write is out of revenge. Life hurts; certain ideas and experiences hurt; one wants to clarify, to set out illuminations, to replay the old bad scenes and get the Treppenworte said -- the words one didn't have the strength or ripeness to say when those words were necessary for one's dignity or survival."



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