John Updike

1932 -

A Quote by John Updike on writing

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Writing and rewriting are a constant search for what it is one is saying.

John Updike (1932 -)

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A Quote by John Updike on caring and creativity

Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or doing it better.

John Updike (1932 -)

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A Quote by John Updike on life and water

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Life is a razor, you are always in hot water or a scrape.

John Updike (1932 -)

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A Quote by John Updike on life

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Life is a roller coaster, you have your ups and downs unless you fall off.

John Updike (1932 -)

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A Quote by John Updike on good and life

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Life is a video game. No matter how good you get, you are always zapped in the end.

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A Quote by John Updike on life and memory

Life is like an overlong drama through which we sit being nagged by the vague memories of having read the reviews.

John Updike (1932 -)

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A Quote by John Updike on day and rest

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Swallow a toad in the morning and you will encounter nothing more disgusting the rest of the day.

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A Quote by John Updike on perception, possessions, and value

Possession diminishes perception of value, immediately.

John Updike (1932 -)

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A Quote by John Updike on procrastination and spirit

Vagueness and procrastination are ever a comfort to the frail in spirit.

John Updike (1932 -)

Source: The Beauty of the Lilies

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A Quote by John Updike

Suspect each moment, for it is a thief, tiptoeing away with more than it brings.

John Updike (1932 -)

Source: A Month of Sundays (Knopf)

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