William Styron Quotes

13 William Styron quotes:

"The good writing of any age has always been the product of someone's neurosis."
"In America there seems to be an idea that writing is one big cat-and-dog fight between the various parishioners of the craft."
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"The writer's duty is to keep on writing"
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"Mysteriously and in ways that are totally remote from natural experience, the gray drizzle of horror induced by depression takes on the quality of physical pain."
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"A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted. You should live several lives while reading it."
"Reading - the best state yet to keep absolute loneliness at bay."
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"And so we came forth, and once again beheld the stars."
"I think it's unfortunate to have critics for friends."
"A good book should leave you... slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it."
"The writer's duty is to keep on writing."
"Writing is a fine therapy for people who are perpetually scared of nameless threats... for jittery people."
"Every writer since the beginning of time, just like other people, has been afflicted by what [a] friend of mine calls "the fleas of life"-you know, colds, hangovers, bills, sprained ankles and little nuisances of one sort or another."
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"The pain is unrelenting; one does not abandon, even briefly, one's bed of nails, but is attached to it wherever one goes."
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