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Paul Auster quotes: The sun is the past, the earth is the present, the moon is the future. The sun is the past, the earth is the present, the moon is the future.
Paul Auster quotes: When a man feels he has come to the end of his rope, it is perfectly natural that he should want to scream. When a man feels he has come to the end of his rope, it is perfectly natural that he should want to scream.
Paul Auster quotes: Poets are everywhere now, but they talk only to each other Poets are everywhere now, but they talk only to each other
Paul Auster quotes: Paintings. Or the collapse of time in images. Paintings. Or the collapse of time in images.
Paul Auster quotes: You're too good for this world, and because of that the world will eventually crush you. You're too good for this world, and because of that the world will eventually crush you.
Paul Auster quotes: It always stimulates me to discover new examples of my own prejudice and stupidity, to realize that I don't know half as much as I think I do. It always stimulates me to discover new examples of my own prejudice and stupidity, to realize that I don't know half as much as I think I do.
Paul Auster quotes: I see myself as anybody, as everybody; I'm not just telling the story of my life to give the reader a picture of who I am. I see myself as anybody, as everybody; I'm not just telling the story of my life to give the reader a picture of who I am.
Paul Auster quotes: Rather than punch the girl in the face, he abruptly stood up from his seat and walked away. Rather than punch the girl in the face, he abruptly stood up from his seat and walked away.
Paul Auster quotes: It was. It will never be again. Remember. It was. It will never be again. Remember.
Paul Auster quotes: Anything for the truth. No sacrifice is too great. Anything for the truth. No sacrifice is too great.
Paul Auster quotes: But even the facts do not always tell the truth But even the facts do not always tell the truth
Paul Auster quotes: We hear things, but we can't always see them, or, even if we do see them, we're not sure that we're seeing correctly. Hence: Invisible. We hear things, but we can't always see them, or, even if we do see them, we're not sure that we're seeing correctly. Hence: Invisible.
Paul Auster quotes: All through my writing life, I've had this impulse to write autobiographical works. All through my writing life, I've had this impulse to write autobiographical works.
Paul Auster quotes: I think it's a very good thing to leave your country and look at it from afar. I think it's a very good thing to leave your country and look at it from afar.
Paul Auster quotes: I like the sound a typewriter makes. I like the sound a typewriter makes.
Paul Auster quotes: For no word can be written without first having been seen For no word can be written without first having been seen
Paul Auster quotes: Brooklyn has a bit of everything - some of the most beautiful things in America, and some of the most wretched, ugly, impoverished things. Brooklyn has a bit of everything - some of the most beautiful things in America, and some of the most wretched, ugly, impoverished things.
Paul Auster quotes: Times i think u were the most cherished trophy i had, but sometimes i think i was the game that you played. Times i think u were the most cherished trophy i had, but sometimes i think i was the game that you played.
Paul Auster quotes: There's progress for you. A bigger and better mousetrap every month. Pretty soon, we'll all be able to kill all the mice at the same time. There's progress for you. A bigger and better mousetrap every month. Pretty soon, we'll all be able to kill all the mice at the same time.
Paul Auster quotes: I walk around the world like a ghost, and sometimes I questionwhether I even exist. Whether I've ever existed at all. I walk around the world like a ghost, and sometimes I question
whether I even exist. Whether I've ever existed at all.
Paul Auster quotes: Writing is a solitary business. It takes over your life. In some sense, a writer has no life of his own. Even when he's there, he's not really there. Writing is a solitary business. It takes over your life. In some sense, a writer has no life of his own. Even when he's there, he's not really there.
Paul Auster quotes: The fiction is not autobiographical. Maybe to some extent it is, of course. The fiction is not autobiographical. Maybe to some extent it is, of course.
Paul Auster quotes: I think that's what turns young men and women into writers - the happiness you discover living in books. I think that's what turns young men and women into writers - the happiness you discover living in books.
Paul Auster quotes: Our lifelong certainties about the world can be demolished in a single second. Our lifelong certainties about the world can be demolished in a single second.
Paul Auster quotes: Real love ... is when you get as much pleasure from giving pleasure as you do from receiving it. Real love ... is when you get as much pleasure from giving pleasure as you do from receiving it.
Paul Auster quotes: By wandering aimlessly, all places became equal, and it no longer mattered where he was. By wandering aimlessly, all places became equal, and it no longer mattered where he was.
Paul Auster quotes: The people closest to him had learned to accept this absence,to treat it as the fundamental quality of his being. The people closest to him had learned to accept this absence,to treat it as the fundamental quality of his being.
Paul Auster quotes: In Invisible there's a lot about childhood, the death of the brother and then the relationship between the brother and sister. In Invisible there's a lot about childhood, the death of the brother and then the relationship between the brother and sister.
Paul Auster quotes: I really have no interest in myself. I really have no interest in myself.
Paul Auster quotes: Writing has always had that tactile quality for me. It's a physical experience. Writing has always had that tactile quality for me. It's a physical experience.
Paul Auster quotes: I really do feel part of America to my very bones; at the same time, I know that I come from somewhere else. I really do feel part of America to my very bones; at the same time, I know that I come from somewhere else.
Paul Auster quotes: As long as there's one person to believe it, there's no story that can't be true. As long as there's one person to believe it, there's no story that can't be true.
Paul Auster quotes: There are often references to childhood, but they're rarely the focus of the [my] novels. There are often references to childhood, but they're rarely the focus of the [my] novels.
Paul Auster quotes: The truth of the story lies in the details. The truth of the story lies in the details.
Paul Auster quotes: Just think it, and chances are it will happen. Just think it, and chances are it will happen.
Paul Auster quotes: Money's important. Everyone cares about money. And when you don't have money, money becomes the overriding obsession of your life. Money's important. Everyone cares about money. And when you don't have money, money becomes the overriding obsession of your life.
Paul Auster quotes: I wrote Report from the Interior was that after I finished Winter Journal, I took a pause, and I realized there was more I wanted to say. I wrote Report from the Interior was that after I finished Winter Journal, I took a pause, and I realized there was more I wanted to say.
Paul Auster quotes: We all want to believe in impossible things, I suppose, to persuade ourselves that miracles can happen. We all want to believe in impossible things, I suppose, to persuade ourselves that miracles can happen.
Paul Auster quotes: What matters is not how well you can avoid trouble, but how you cope with trouble when it comes. What matters is not how well you can avoid trouble, but how you cope with trouble when it comes.
Paul Auster quotes: People who don't like my work say that the connections seem too arbitrary. But that's how life is. People who don't like my work say that the connections seem too arbitrary. But that's how life is.
Paul Auster quotes: What better portrait of a writer than to show a man who has been bewitched by books? What better portrait of a writer than to show a man who has been bewitched by books?
Paul Auster quotes: I never experiment with anything in my books. Experimentation means you don't know what you're doing. I never experiment with anything in my books. Experimentation means you don't know what you're doing.
Paul Auster quotes: No one wants to be part of a fiction, and even less so if that fiction is real. No one wants to be part of a fiction, and even less so if that fiction is real.
Paul Auster quotes: I guess the toughest things in translations are word play, which can never be reproduced exactly. I guess the toughest things in translations are word play, which can never be reproduced exactly.
Paul Auster quotes: The walking wounded, opening their veins and bleeding in public. The walking wounded, opening their veins and bleeding in public.
Paul Auster quotes: Most people are participating in the grand adventure of living with one another. Most people are participating in the grand adventure of living with one another.
Paul Auster quotes: If the world weren't such a beautiful place, we might all turn into cynics If the world weren't such a beautiful place, we might all turn into cynics
Paul Auster quotes: Once you fell in love with her, youloved her until the day you died. Once you fell in love with her, you
loved her until the day you died.
Paul Auster quotes: I guess the important thing for young writers is to read. I guess the important thing for young writers is to read.
Paul Auster quotes: Medical care for the entire country seems to me a basic right. If every other country in the West can do it, why can't we? Medical care for the entire country seems to me a basic right. If every other country in the West can do it, why can't we?
Paul Auster quotes: I never feel I'm standing on solid ground, and I do write with a certain kind of trembling fear. I never feel I'm standing on solid ground, and I do write with a certain kind of trembling fear.
Paul Auster quotes: I have difficulty orienting myself in space, and I'm probably one of the few people who gets lost in Manhattan. I have difficulty orienting myself in space, and I'm probably one of the few people who gets lost in Manhattan.
Paul Auster quotes: I know you don't love me but that doesn't mean I'm the wrong girl for you. I know you don't love me but that doesn't mean I'm the wrong girl for you.