William Saroyan Quotes

William Saroyan Quotes: The simple fact was that if the song wasn't about me, I couldn't see how it could possibly be about anybody else, including the one I knew it was supposed to be about, and good luck to him, too.
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William Saroyan Quote: In the time of your life, live
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Quotes about William Saroyan: Babies who have not yet been taught to speak any language are the only race of the earth, the race of man: all the rest is pretence, what we call civilization, hatred, fear, desire for strength.
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Quote about William Saroyan: What my children appear to be on the surface is no matter to me. I am fooled neither by gracious manners nor by bad manners. I am interested in what is truly beneath each kind of manners...I want my children to be people- each one separate- each one special- each one a pleasant and exciting variation of all the others
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William Saroyan Sayings: The writer who is a real writer is a rebel who never stops.
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William Saroyan Saying: Every artist is in everything he creates, and indeed if the truth is told, every person is in his life, in his work, whatever his work may be, and this is visible in his face, figure, stance, movement, and totality.
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Sayings about William Saroyan: Even after you've won fame and fortune, every time you write you've got to write, there's no shortcut, you have to start your career all over again.
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Saying about William Saroyan: Seek goodness everywhere, and when it is found, bring it out of its hiding-place and let it be free and unashamed. Place in matter and in flesh the least of the values, for these are things that hold death and must pass away. Discover in all things that which shines and is beyond corruption. Encourage virtue in whatever heart it may have been driven into secrecy and sorrow by the shame and terror of the world.
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William Saroyan Quotes: Americans still believe they are cut out to be successful-in everything: love, love-making, luck, luck-giving, money-making, sense-making, cancer-avoiding, clothes-wearing, car-driving, and so on.
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William Saroyan Quote: Each book can make a life or a fragment of it more beautiful.
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Quotes about William Saroyan: Human memory works its own wheel, and stops where it will, entirely without reference to the last stop, and with no connection with the next.
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Quote about William Saroyan: If you give to a thief he cannot steal from you, and he is no longer a thief.
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William Saroyan Sayings: The role of art is to make a world which can be inhabited.
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