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#1. Without a sense of place the work is often reduced to a cry of voices in empty rooms, a literature of the self, at its best poetic music; at its worst a thin gruel of the ego. - Author: William Kennedy
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#2. There's only a short walk from the hallelujah to the hoot. - Author: William Kennedy
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#3. Only a bet on the impossible makes sense. It is an act of faith and courage requiring an irrational leap over reason. A man wins simply by making such a bet. - Author: William Kennedy
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#4. You have to beat your own problematic imagination to discover what it is you're saying and how to say it and move forward into the unknown. - Author: William Kennedy
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#5. Love, is always insufficient, always a lie. Love, you are the clean shit of my soul. Stupid love, silly love. - Author: William Kennedy
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#6. It's quite uncanny what one sets in motion by being oneself. - Author: William Kennedy
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#7. Roscoe was spiritually illegal, a bootlegger of the soul, a mythic creature made of words and wit and wild deeds and boundless memory. - Author: William Kennedy
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#8. We are only possible as what happened to us yesterday. We all change as well move - Author: William Kennedy
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#9. One never knows the potential within the human breast. - Author: William Kennedy
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#10. Aspiring writers should read the entire canon of literature that precedes them, back to the Greeks, up to the current issue of The Paris Review. - Author: William Kennedy
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#11. But fear is a cheap emotion, however full of wisdom. And, emotionally speaking, I've always thought of myself as a man of expensive taste. - Author: William Kennedy
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#12. Everyone is interesting except the narrator in a first-person story. - Author: William Kennedy
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#13. I liked all their lies best, for I think they are the brightest part of anybody's history. - Author: William Kennedy
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#14. Well-lit streets discourage sin, but don't overdo it. - Author: William Kennedy
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#15. Anger makes people stupid. - Author: William Kennedy
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#16. But after awhile you stand up, wipe the frost out of your ear, go someplace to get warm, bum a nickel for coffee, and then start walkin' toward somewheres else that ain't near no bridge. - Author: William Kennedy
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#17. And what if I did drink too much? Whose business is that? Who knows how much I didn't drink? - Author: William Kennedy
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#18. Katie bar the door. - Author: William Kennedy
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