Garth Greenwell Quotes

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Garth Greenwell quotes: Bulgaria is a fascinating, beautiful, difficult country, and I fell in love with it. Bulgaria is a fascinating, beautiful, difficult country, and I fell in love with it.
Garth Greenwell quotes: History is never invisible, finally, though some people seem to work very hard to be willfully blind. History is never invisible, finally, though some people seem to work very hard to be willfully blind.
Garth Greenwell quotes: I had been sick before, of course, but this felt more than sickness, like a physical confirmation of shame. I had been sick before, of course, but this felt more than sickness, like a physical confirmation of shame.
Garth Greenwell quotes: Woolf is an important writer for me, someone I read often and who forms part of my ideal of what literature can do. Woolf is an important writer for me, someone I read often and who forms part of my ideal of what literature can do.
Garth Greenwell quotes: Being a high school teacher was wonderful, but unsustainable: I needed a way out. Being a high school teacher was wonderful, but unsustainable: I needed a way out.
Garth Greenwell quotes: How easily we are made to feel, I thought, and with what little foundation, with no foundation at all. At How easily we are made to feel, I thought, and with what little foundation, with no foundation at all. At
Garth Greenwell quotes: Whenever I go to New York I try to soak up as much live music as I can, including as many nights at the opera as I can manage. Whenever I go to New York I try to soak up as much live music as I can, including as many nights at the opera as I can manage.
Garth Greenwell quotes: Love isn't just a matter of looking at someone, I think now, but also of looking with them, of facing what they face. Love isn't just a matter of looking at someone, I think now, but also of looking with them, of facing what they face.
Garth Greenwell quotes: What tale of the two years did the sight of me tell? What tale of the two years did the sight of me tell?
Garth Greenwell quotes: I realized that there was an intellectual content in music, a kind of thinking, that I would never be able to hear. I realized that there was an intellectual content in music, a kind of thinking, that I would never be able to hear.
Garth Greenwell quotes: I'm drawn to fiction that hints at nonfiction, that blurs or seems to blur the boundaries between invention and autobiography. I'm drawn to fiction that hints at nonfiction, that blurs or seems to blur the boundaries between invention and autobiography.
Garth Greenwell quotes: You can't speak to him, he said, if you speak to him, if you give any sign to him at all, he will come back; he has to stop existing You can't speak to him, he said, if you speak to him, if you give any sign to him at all, he will come back; he has to stop existing for you.
Garth Greenwell quotes: I'm not sure I can articulate any principles behind the decisions about what to cut and what to keep. I'm not sure I can articulate any principles behind the decisions about what to cut and what to keep.
Garth Greenwell quotes: Bulgarian phrase zryala vuzrast, ripe age, which they use for the period before one is truly old. She Bulgarian phrase zryala vuzrast, ripe age, which they use for the period before one is truly old. She
Garth Greenwell quotes: I am a gay writer, absolutely. And in no way does that fact limit the reach or importance of what I write. I am a gay writer, absolutely. And in no way does that fact limit the reach or importance of what I write.
Garth Greenwell quotes: He stopped then, as if he realized he had gone too far, had leaned too hard on the fiction of our relationship and felt the false surface give way. He stopped then, as if he realized he had gone too far, had leaned too hard on the fiction of our relationship and felt the false surface give way.
Garth Greenwell quotes: I do think that calling a book nonfiction affirms a kind of responsibility to an attempt at truth. I do think that calling a book nonfiction affirms a kind of responsibility to an attempt at truth.
Garth Greenwell quotes: Whatever the weather I went out and wandered, and now I wandered with K.; I introduced him to my solitude and he deepened it without disturbance. Whatever the weather I went out and wandered, and now I wandered with K.; I introduced him to my solitude and he deepened it without disturbance.
Garth Greenwell quotes: For me, music was always a second language. I didn't have a musical background, and I started studying very late, at fourteen. For me, music was always a second language. I didn't have a musical background, and I started studying very late, at fourteen.
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Garth Greenwell quotes: I think one reason I'm drawn to expansive syntax is that arias are so often exercises in extending language as a means of intensifying feeling. I think one reason I'm drawn to expansive syntax is that arias are so often exercises in extending language as a means of intensifying feeling.