Steve Almond Quotes

Top 26 wise famous quotes and sayings by Steve Almond

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Steve Almond quotes: There is a point you reach, I mean, when you are just something bad that happened to someone else. There is a point you reach, I mean, when you are just something bad that happened to someone else.
Steve Almond quotes: Most forms of rage, after all, are only sloppy cloaks for grief. Most forms of rage, after all, are only sloppy cloaks for grief.
Steve Almond quotes: 20a. What You Should Be Writing AboutAnything you can't get rid of by other means. 20a. What You Should Be Writing About

Anything you can't get rid of by other means.
Steve Almond quotes: Nothing on Earth is so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night. Nothing on Earth is so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night.
Steve Almond quotes: Misery loves another idiot with a jukebox where his soul should be. Misery loves another idiot with a jukebox where his soul should be.
Steve Almond quotes: All language is an aspiration to music. All language is an aspiration to music.
Steve Almond quotes: I have a hard time defending the production of candy, given that it is basically crack for children and makes them dependent in unwholesome ways. I have a hard time defending the production of candy, given that it is basically crack for children and makes them dependent in unwholesome ways.
Steve Almond quotes: The answer is that we don't choose our freaks, they choose us. The answer is that we don't choose our freaks, they choose us.
Steve Almond quotes: All readers come to fiction as willing accomplices to your lies. Such is the basic goodwill contract made the moment we pick up a work of fiction. All readers come to fiction as willing accomplices to your lies. Such is the basic goodwill contract made the moment we pick up a work of fiction.
Steve Almond quotes: But I come to stories in the naked hope they will fuck me up. But I come to stories in the naked hope they will fuck me up.
Steve Almond quotes: The single biggest reason I got my stories taken in various literary magazines - and I want to stress this - is because I refused to give up. Period. The single biggest reason I got my stories taken in various literary magazines - and I want to stress this - is because I refused to give up. Period.
Steve Almond quotes: At about the age of ten, during a late summer visit to Sears to buy school clothes, I became aware of the concept of candy by the pound. At about the age of ten, during a late summer visit to Sears to buy school clothes, I became aware of the concept of candy by the pound.
Steve Almond quotes: This, it would turn out, is the main thing we had in common: a susceptibility to the brassy escapism of myth. This, it would turn out, is the main thing we had in common: a susceptibility to the brassy escapism of myth.
Steve Almond quotes: It's the reason we become enamored of certain singers, I think, because they project the voice we wish to summon within ourselves. His It's the reason we become enamored of certain singers, I think, because they project the voice we wish to summon within ourselves. His
Steve Almond quotes: By attempting to "write bad" for twenty minutes, they'd somehow managed to produce remarkable work.From AWP - The Writer's Notebook By attempting to "write bad" for twenty minutes, they'd somehow managed to produce remarkable work.
From AWP - The Writer's Notebook
Steve Almond quotes: There's something incredibly liberating about a holiday that encourages children to take candy from strangers There's something incredibly liberating about a holiday that encourages children to take candy from strangers
Steve Almond quotes: Time is a track that loops back on itself, where memories rattle like tin trains. How had I been spending my days, but in the whirl of memories? Time is a track that loops back on itself, where memories rattle like tin trains. How had I been spending my days, but in the whirl of memories?
Steve Almond quotes: At the end of night, before you close your eyes, be content with what you've done and be proud of who you are. At the end of night, before you close your eyes, be content with what you've done and be proud of who you are.
Steve Almond quotes: We need books ... because we are all, in the private kingdoms of our hearts, desperate for the company of a wise, true friend. We need books ... because we are all, in the private kingdoms of our hearts, desperate for the company of a wise, true friend.
Steve Almond quotes: it was off to the library, where people went before God invented the Internet and it was off to the library, where people went before God invented the Internet and
Steve Almond quotes: It is in these moments of tender and ridiculous nostalgia that I know something inside me is still broken. It is in these moments of tender and ridiculous nostalgia that I know something inside me is still broken.