There was a disturbance in my heart, a voice that spoke there and said, I want, I want, I want! It happened every afternoon, and when I tried to suppress it it got even stronger.
"Saul Bellow" was a Canadian-born American literature/American writer. For his literary contributions, Bellow was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Nobel Prize in Literature/Nobel Prize for Literature, and the National Medal of Arts. He is the only writer to win the National Book Award for Fiction three times and he received the Foundation's lifetime National Book Award#Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters/Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters in 1990.
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All a writer has to do to get a woman is to say he's a writer. It's an aphrodisiac.
In expressing love we belong among the undeveloped countries.
People can lose their lives in libraries. They ought to be warned.
Hapiness can only be found if you can free yourself of all other distractions.
There is only one way to defeat the enemy, and that is to write as well as one can. The best argument is an undeniably good book.
A man is only as good as what he loves.
What is art but a way of seeing?
California is like an artificial limb the rest of the country doesn't really need. You can quote me on that.
I discovered that rejections are not altogether a bad thing. They teach a writer to rely on his own judgment and to say in his heart of hearts, "To hell with you."
Any artist should be grateful for a naive grace which puts him beyond the need to reason elaborately.
We are always looking for the book it is necessary to read next.
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.