John Irving

1942 -

A Quote by John Irving on art, life, prostitution, seriousness, and work

It is hard work and great art to make life not so serious. Prostitutes know this too.

John Irving (1942 -)

Source: The Hotel New Hampshire

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A Quote by John Irving on art, life, and seriousness

Life is serious, but art is fun.

John Irving (1942 -)

Source: The Hotel New Hampshire

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A Quote by John Irving on fear and love

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We invent what we love, and what we fear.

John Irving (1942 -)

Source: The Hotel New Hampshire

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A Quote by John Irving on injustice, instinct, and motivation

A personal injustice is stronger motivation than any instinct for philanthropy.

John Irving (1942 -)

Source: Dr. Lowji Daruwalla, in A Son of the Circus, by John Irving, 1994

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A Quote by John Irving on obsession

You've got to get obsessed and stay obsessed.

John Irving (1942 -)

Source: The Hotel New Hampshire

Contributed by: Zaady

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