Rick Moody Quotes

Top 56 wise famous quotes and sayings by Rick Moody

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Rick Moody quotes: Impotence, fetishism, bisexuality, and bondage are all facts of life, and our fiction should reflect that. Impotence, fetishism, bisexuality, and bondage are all facts of life, and our fiction should reflect that.
Rick Moody quotes: I suppose I should say that I treasure blasphemy, as a faith of the highest order. I suppose I should say that I treasure blasphemy, as a faith of the highest order.
Rick Moody quotes: [I]t is things that make us happy when conversation begins to reveal itself as a paltry substitute. [I]t is things that make us happy when conversation begins to reveal itself as a paltry substitute.
Rick Moody quotes: Maybe when I'm sixty-five I'll talk about my literary life. Maybe when I'm sixty-five I'll talk about my literary life.
Rick Moody quotes: Never the romance without the bloodshed! Never the romance without the bloodshed!
Rick Moody quotes: The point is to balance on the edge between musicality and content. The point is to balance on the edge between musicality and content.
Rick Moody quotes: He seemed as though he were habitually preparing himself for something awful, and this was justified because many awful things had happened to him. He seemed as though he were habitually preparing himself for something awful, and this was justified because many awful things had happened to him.
Rick Moody quotes: All the stuff that I used to treat with contempt - you know, I'm an artist, man, I don't do that family stuff - has begun to seem really important. All the stuff that I used to treat with contempt - you know, I'm an artist, man, I don't do that family stuff - has begun to seem really important.
Rick Moody quotes: I am not that creative. And therefore you must be real. I am not that creative. And therefore you must be real.
Rick Moody quotes: I think literature is best when it's voicing what we would prefer not to talk about. I think literature is best when it's voicing what we would prefer not to talk about.
Rick Moody quotes: I have admired Melissa Pritchard's writing for several years now for its wisdom, its humble elegance, and its earthy comedy. I have admired Melissa Pritchard's writing for several years now for its wisdom, its humble elegance, and its earthy comedy.
Rick Moody quotes: I'm trying to make sure that there's comedy as well as sadness. It makes the sadness more memorable. I'm trying to make sure that there's comedy as well as sadness. It makes the sadness more memorable.
Rick Moody quotes: Updike worked this way, and I just kinda borrowed it from him. So the memoir will be relief from novel writing for a moment. Updike worked this way, and I just kinda borrowed it from him. So the memoir will be relief from novel writing for a moment.
Rick Moody quotes: The past was so past it hurt. The past was so past it hurt.
Rick Moody quotes: If I'm going to feel estranged and alienated and away from home I don't want anyone interrupting it to debate which berries to have in their pancakes. If I'm going to feel estranged and alienated and away from home I don't want anyone interrupting it to debate which berries to have in their pancakes.
Rick Moody quotes: Tangled in one another's arms and nine times out of ten the things you think about a person make it impossible to touch them. Tangled in one another's arms and nine times out of ten the things you think about a person make it impossible to touch them.
Rick Moody quotes: I always wanted to write something illustrated, and the Details strip finally gave me the opportunity. I always wanted to write something illustrated, and the Details strip finally gave me the opportunity.
Rick Moody quotes: If God had designed the orchestra, then the cello was His greatest accomplishment. If God had designed the orchestra, then the cello was His greatest accomplishment.
Rick Moody quotes: My contention is that that style is just as stylized as an ornate style. My contention is that that style is just as stylized as an ornate style.
Rick Moody quotes: Isn't a tangle of limbs a glorious thing to behold? Don't you wish to be in a tangle of limbs? Isn't a tangle of limbs a glorious thing to behold? Don't you wish to be in a tangle of limbs?
Rick Moody quotes: I have worked really hard to defy categorization, to break down a taxonomy whenever it comes my way. I have worked really hard to defy categorization, to break down a taxonomy whenever it comes my way.
Rick Moody quotes: I turned forty, and I'm finally going to get married and maybe have a kid. I turned forty, and I'm finally going to get married and maybe have a kid.
Rick Moody quotes: I was bent on love the way a crow is bent on a flattened squirrel. I was bent on love the way a crow is bent on a flattened squirrel.
Rick Moody quotes: I published a bunch of my older books in e-book format with Open Road, which is great and has tons of hard to find older books available there. I published a bunch of my older books in e-book format with Open Road, which is great and has tons of hard to find older books available there.
Rick Moody quotes: A bed is where a sense of shared purpose first takes root. A bed is where a sense of shared purpose first takes root.
Rick Moody quotes: Demagnetizing is a fact of life. Demagnetizing is a fact of life.
Rick Moody quotes: God howls with laughter at earthly plans, you know? God howls with laughter at earthly plans, you know?
Rick Moody quotes: I sort of hate the novel when it doesn't push, restlessly, against the tradition and the traditional. I sort of hate the novel when it doesn't push, restlessly, against the tradition and the traditional.
Rick Moody quotes: I love comic books and always did as a kid. I love comic books and always did as a kid.
Rick Moody quotes: I judged about a zillion awards this year so I've been reading a lot of books that just came out. I judged about a zillion awards this year so I've been reading a lot of books that just came out.