William Peter Blatty Quotes

William Peter Blatty Quotes: I didn't read The Haunting of Hill House until sometime early in the 1990's.
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William Peter Blatty Quote: And the sad truth is that nobody wants me to write comedy. The Exorcist not only ended that career, it expunged all memory of its existence.
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Quotes about William Peter Blatty: From the cab stepped a tall old man. Black raincoat and hat and a battered valise. He paid the driver, then turned and stood motionless, staring at the house. The cab pulled away and rounded the corner of Thirty-sixty Street. Kinderman quickly pulled out to follow. As he turned the corner, he noticed that the tall old man hadn't moved but was standing under the streetlight glow, in mist, like a melancholy traveler frozen in time.
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Quote about William Peter Blatty: Yet I think the demon's target is not the possessed; it is us . . . the observers . . . every person in this house. And I think---I think the point is to make us despair; to reject our own humanity, Damien: to see ourselves as ultimately bestial; as ultimately vile and putrescent; without dignity; ugly; unworthy.
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William Peter Blatty Sayings: I lived in Georgetown in the late 70s about four houses down from the steps.
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