Bernard Malamud Quotes

Bernard Malamud Quotes: I am somewhat of a meliorist. That is to say, I act as an optimist because I find I cannot act at all, as a pessimist. One often feels helpless in the face of the confusion of these times, such a mass of apparently uncontrollable events and experiences to live through, attempt to understand, and if at all possible, give order to; but one must not withdraw from the task if he has some small things to offer - he does so at the risk of diminishing his humanity.
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Bernard Malamud Quote: For misery don't blame God. He gives the food but we cook it.
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Quotes about Bernard Malamud: You can't eat language but it eases thirst.
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Quote about Bernard Malamud: I don't think you can do anything for anyone without giving up something of your own.
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Bernard Malamud Sayings: I work with language. I love the flowers of afterthought.
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Bernard Malamud Saying: Reader, I am myself the subject of my book; you would be unreasonable to spend your leisure on so frivolous and so vain a matter.
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