John Fowles

1926 -

A Quote by John Fowles on poets and words

We all write poems; it is simply that the poets are the ones who write in words.

John Fowles (1926 -)

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A Quote by John Fowles on death and world

Because a star explodes and a thousand worlds like ours die, we know this world is. That is the smile: that what might not be, is.

John Fowles (1926 -)

Source: The Magus

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A Quote by John Fowles on life and questions

The most important questions in life can never be answered by anyone except oneself.

John Fowles (1926 -)

Source: The Magus

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A Quote by John Fowles on animals, body, death, and rest

You are like a porcupine. When the animal has its spines erect, it cannot eat. If you do not eat, you will starve. And your prickles will die with the rest of your body.

John Fowles (1926 -)

Source: The Magus

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A Quote by John Fowles on words

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I knew words were like chains, they held me back . . . the act of description taints the description.

John Fowles (1926 -)

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