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Peter Carey quotes: Your American, you wouldn't know if you were up yourself. Your American, you wouldn't know if you were up yourself.
Peter Carey quotes: I don't need new boots I got bluchers back down home. Eff the effing bluchers I'll buy you new adjectival effing elastic sided boots. I don't need new boots I got bluchers back down home.
Eff the effing bluchers I'll buy you new adjectival effing elastic sided boots.
Peter Carey quotes: men in high collars who might - this men in high collars who might - this
Peter Carey quotes: What a torture to hear that a life had been available to me that I had not been man enough to live. What a torture to hear that a life had been available to me that I had not been man enough to live.
Peter Carey quotes: To know you will be lonely is not the same as being lonely. To know you will be lonely is not the same as being lonely.
Peter Carey quotes: I think that thing about the destruction of the world is there all the time, it's there every day when we look out the window. I think that thing about the destruction of the world is there all the time, it's there every day when we look out the window.
Peter Carey quotes: She could marry this man, she knew, and still be captain of her soul. She could marry this man, she knew, and still be captain of her soul.
Peter Carey quotes: Oh, we were a degree or two hotter than improper. Oh, we were a degree or two hotter than improper.
Peter Carey quotes: I have never begun a novel which wasn't going to stretch me further than I had ever stretched before. I have never begun a novel which wasn't going to stretch me further than I had ever stretched before.
Peter Carey quotes: Good writing of course requires talent, and no one can teach you to have talent. Good writing of course requires talent, and no one can teach you to have talent.
Peter Carey quotes: The cicadas, as if they were wired on the same circuit, suddenly filled the garden with a loud burst of celebration. The cicadas, as if they were wired on the same circuit, suddenly filled the garden with a loud burst of celebration.
Peter Carey quotes: Swimming always cleans your soul Swimming always cleans your soul
Peter Carey quotes: I'm always the one with the activist friends. I've been an activist very little. I'm always the one with the activist friends. I've been an activist very little.
Peter Carey quotes: I'm interested in where we are, where we're going, where we've come from. I'm interested in where we are, where we're going, where we've come from.
Peter Carey quotes: It's like standing on the edge of a cliff. This is especially true of the first draft. Every day you're making up the earth you're going to stand on. It's like standing on the edge of a cliff. This is especially true of the first draft. Every day you're making up the earth you're going to stand on.
Peter Carey quotes: Being famous as a writer is like being famous in a village. It's not really any very heady fame. Being famous as a writer is like being famous in a village. It's not really any very heady fame.
Peter Carey quotes: It made me comfortable. It was a house where you could put your feet up and drink French champagne or Ballarat Bitter according to your mood. It made me comfortable. It was a house where you could put your feet up and drink French champagne or Ballarat Bitter according to your mood.
Peter Carey quotes: People do not love those whose eyes show that they are somewhere else People do not love those whose eyes show that they are somewhere else
Peter Carey quotes: I never base characters on real people. There are people who do that but I really don't know how to do it. I never base characters on real people. There are people who do that but I really don't know how to do it.
Peter Carey quotes: Owever she was a woman and I'd have more luck conjuring up the thoughts of a chinaman than I would figuring out what she was conspiring Owever she was a woman and I'd have more luck conjuring up the thoughts of a chinaman than I would figuring out what she was conspiring
Peter Carey quotes: Everything we knew from life suggested that America would do what it liked ... Everything we knew from life suggested that America would do what it liked ...
Peter Carey quotes: At the end of the day the fence were still not complete but my family had witnessed my new strength and they I could be the man At the end of the day the fence were still not complete but my family had witnessed my new strength and they I could be the man
Peter Carey quotes: I don't think you have the right to shout about other people's private life. I don't think you have the right to shout about other people's private life.