Harold Brodkey Quotes

Top 20 wise famous quotes and sayings by Harold Brodkey

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Harold Brodkey quotes: I am startled when people are themselves and are not my thoughts of them. I am startled when people are themselves and are not my thoughts of them.
Harold Brodkey quotes: This identity, this mind, this particular cast of speech, is nearly over. This identity, this mind, this particular cast of speech, is nearly over.
Harold Brodkey quotes: But death's acquisitive instincts will win. But death's acquisitive instincts will win.
Harold Brodkey quotes: My protagonists are my mother's voice and the mind I had when I was thirteen. My protagonists are my mother's voice and the mind I had when I was thirteen.
Harold Brodkey quotes: Public radio is alive and kicking, it always has been. Public radio is alive and kicking, it always has been.
Harold Brodkey quotes: Almost the first thing I did when I became ill was to buy a truly good television set. Almost the first thing I did when I became ill was to buy a truly good television set.
Harold Brodkey quotes: Nothing I have ever written has been admired as much as the announcement of my death. Nothing I have ever written has been admired as much as the announcement of my death.
Harold Brodkey quotes: I have the sense that if I push too hard or too far into memory I'll come apart. I have the sense that if I push too hard or too far into memory I'll come apart.
Harold Brodkey quotes: I look upon another's insistence on the merits of his or her life - duties, intellect, accomplishment - and see that most of it is nonsense. I look upon another's insistence on the merits of his or her life - duties, intellect, accomplishment - and see that most of it is nonsense.
Harold Brodkey quotes: Often writing is like a struggle to get back to a kind of belated, quite impure virginity. Often writing is like a struggle to get back to a kind of belated, quite impure virginity.
Harold Brodkey quotes: I often thought men stank of rage; it is why I preferred women, and homosexuals. I often thought men stank of rage; it is why I preferred women, and homosexuals.
Harold Brodkey quotes: I have thousands of opinions still - but that is down from millions - and, as always, I know nothing. I have thousands of opinions still - but that is down from millions - and, as always, I know nothing.
Harold Brodkey quotes: Death is not soft-mouthed, vague-footed, nearby. It is in the hall. Death is not soft-mouthed, vague-footed, nearby. It is in the hall.
Harold Brodkey quotes: Death and I are head to head in a total collision, pure and mutual distaste. Death and I are head to head in a total collision, pure and mutual distaste.
Harold Brodkey quotes: Being ill like this combines shock - this time I will die - with a pain and agony that are unfamiliar, that wrench me out of myself. Being ill like this combines shock - this time I will die - with a pain and agony that are unfamiliar, that wrench me out of myself.