Eudora Welty Quotes


21 Eudora Welty quotes:



"Never think you've seen the last of anything."
"Beware of a man with manners."
"The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy."
"Writing a story or a novel is one way of discovering sequence in experience, of stumbling upon cause and effect in the happenings of a writer's own life."
"A sheltered life can be a daring life as well. For all serious daring starts from within."
"A good snapshot stops a moment from running away."
"It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming of themselves like grass."
"Writing fiction has developed in me an abiding respect for the unknown in a human lifetime and a sense of where to look for the threads, how to follow, how to connect, find in the thick of the tangle what clear line persists."
"To imagine yourself inside another person... is what a storywriter does in every piece of work; it is his first step, and his last too, I suppose."
"Writers and travelers are mesmerized alike by knowing of their destinations."
"Greater than scene is situation. Greater than situation is implication. Greater than all of these is a single, entire human being, who will never be confined in any frame."
"I am a writer who came of a sheltered life. A sheltered life can be a daring life as well. For all serious daring starts from within."
"Relationship is a pervading and changing mystery... brutal or lovely, the mystery waits for people wherever they go, whatever extreme they run to."
"The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order the continuous thread of revelation."
"Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it."
"Integrity can be neither lost nor concealed nor faked nor quenched nor artificially come by nor outlived, nor, I believe, in the long run, denied"
Author: Welty Quotes Category: Ethics Quotes
"The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order: the continuous thread of revelation."
"What I do in the writing of any character is to try to enter into the mind, heart and skin of a human being who is not myself. It is the act of a writer's imagination that I set the most high."
Author: Welty Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it"
Author: Welty Quotes Category: Travel Quotes
"When I was a child and the snow fell, my mother always rushed to the kitchen and made snow ice cream and divinity fudge-egg whites, sugar and pecans, mostly. It was a lark then and I always associate divinity fudge with snowstorms."
Author: Welty Quotes Category: Mother Quotes



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