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No two things the same, the equals sign a scandal.
Art is amoral, whether we accept this or not; it does not
Dostoevsky is such a bad writer it is hard to take him
All art at a certain level is entertainment. We go to a
If they give me the bloody prize, why can’t they say nice things about me?
I think I’m less the writer than I’m the written.
Ian McEwan is a very good writer; the first half of Atonement
I like ideas. I find them more exciting than human behavior for the most part.
All my life I have lied. I lied to escape, I lied
The white May blossom swooned slowly into the open mouth of the grave.
These days I must take the world in small and carefully measured
That’s one of the many things I hate about life, that it’s a hideously cliched business.
I had never liked, even feared a little, this wild reach of
Not surprisingly, some of the super-rich declined to join the patriotic millionaires when
Sometimes books don’t find us until the right time.
Fairway: a narrow strip of mown grass that separates two groups of
You can’t carve up the world. It’s not a pie.
I believe in listening to what calls you from your heart and
As a songwriter, there’s nothing better than winning song of the year.
I have very complex and complicated ideas about technology. It’s such a
The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world