Harold Brodkey Quotes

Harold Brodkey Quotes: I am sensible of the velocity of the moments, and entering that part of my head alert to the motion of the world I am aware that life was never perfect, never absolute. This bestows contentment, even a fearlessness.
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Harold Brodkey Quote: Memory, so complete and clear or so evasive, has to be ended, has to be put aside, as if one were leaving a chapel and bringing the prayer to an end in one's head.
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Quotes about Harold Brodkey: Athletes have studied how to leap and how to survive the leap some of the time and return to the ground. They don't always do it well. But they are our philosophers of actual moments and the body and soul in them, and of our maneuvers in our emergencies and longings.
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Quote about Harold Brodkey: I have the sense that if I push too hard or too far into memory I'll come apart.
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Harold Brodkey Sayings: In New York one lives in the moment rather more than Socrates advised, so that at a party or alone in your room it will always be difficult to guess at the long term worth of anything.
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