Gilbert Sorrentino Famous Quotes & Sayings

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#1. Notable American Women gives us, with great panache and in eerie detail, a world that is cruelly reasonable within the near-religious limitations of its weird laws and customs. It is a book as unique as it is wonderfully strange. - Author: Gilbert Sorrentino
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#2. It is no wonder lesbians love women. - Author: Gilbert Sorrentino
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#3. Mothman flew away from town, like a giant bat, and then disappeared from sight behind a thicket of skeletal autumn trees. - Author: Don Roff
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#4. The revolution lasted six minutes and covered one hundred an twelve meters. - Author: Cordwainer Smith
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#5. ... and to all you other cats and chicks out there, sweet or otherwise, buried deep in wordy tombs, who never yet have walked from off the page, a shake and a hug and a kiss and a drink. Cheers! - Author: Gilbert Sorrentino
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#6. Rapacity plus taste is a formidable combination, since it so often passes for intelligence. One pities the artist in a world of such predators, all of whom are deeply engaged in the arts too. - Author: Gilbert Sorrentino
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#7. What is this thing called a kiss? French, tongue, soul, chaste, motherly, fatherly, brotherly, sisterly, ass, genital, Judas, trembling, rough, hesitant, sweet, soft, wet, dying, fevered, good-night, farewell, burning, and chocolate. - Author: Gilbert Sorrentino
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#8. We all laced together - a brothel madam, an English professor, a mute cook, a quadroon cabbie, and me, the girl carrying a bucket of lies and throwing them like confetti. - Author: Ruta Sepetys
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#9. I love the early process of asking questions about a story and deciding which questions matter most. - Author: Diane Sawyer
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#10. To power the country by building 186,000 fifty-story wind turbines - and running 19,000 miles of new transmission lines - just seems impractical and preposterous compared to the idea of building a hundred new nuclear facilities primarily on the sites we already have. - Author: Lamar Alexander
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#11. They want politics and think it will save them. At best, it gives direction to their numbed desires. But there is no politics but the manipulation of power through language. Thus the latter's constant debasement. - Author: Gilbert Sorrentino
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#12. Politics is changing and as the demographics of different constituencies change so we need to be awake to the possibility of making gains where we have not traditionally done so. - Author: Theresa May
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#13. Q: What literary complexities do you find most interesting? That is, what do you like most to "solve," so to speak, as a novelist?
A: One wishes to create characters who will speak directly to the minds of comparative literature professors and intelligent book reviewers. - Author: Gilbert Sorrentino
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#14. On Being Blue celebrates both language and that which it represents and carefully draws our attention to that difficult middle ground on which the writer finds himself in lifelong struggle to join the two without sullying or smearing the clarities of either. - Author: Gilbert Sorrentino
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#15. What if this young woman, who writes such bad poems, in competition with her husband, whose poems are equally bad, should stretch her remarkably long and well-made legs out before you, so that her skirt slips up to the tops of her stockings? - Author: Gilbert Sorrentino
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#16. Like a true Nature's child, we were born, born to be wild - Author: Steppenwolf
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#17. The maimings of love are endlessly funny.... - Author: Gilbert Sorrentino
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#18. When one closes his mind to understanding he opens the door to folly. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#19. Only death can cure the hip dilettante. - Author: Gilbert Sorrentino
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#20. I groaned, feeling stretched and possessed, as though every part of me was under his control and protection. - Author: C.D. Reiss
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#21. Silent is an anagram of listen. - Author: Johnny Rich
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#22. You are perfectly justified in scoffing at the outrageous transparency of it if I tell you that his wife said that he was so pale that he looked as if he had seen a ghost, but that is, indeed, what she said. Art cannot rescue anybody from anything. - Author: Gilbert Sorrentino
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#23. The BBC is very good at period drama - world-famous for getting the details right. - Author: Lynne Reid Banks
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#24. The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream. - Author: Marilyn Monroe
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#25. He hadn't "abused" alcohol, but had spent almost four years sitting in a chair drinking jug wine around the clock and looking, variously, at the wall, the window blind, and the TV screen. - Author: Gilbert Sorrentino
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#26. All I do know, for certain, after 53 years in this business, is that writers who sincerely think that their language can represent reality ought to be plumbers. - Author: Gilbert Sorrentino
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#27. Art cannot save anybody from anything. - Author: Gilbert Sorrentino
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#28. The journey to the light starts with a candle. Once it's lit, darkness has gone forever. - Author: Adriano Bulla
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