Facts about Anatole Broyard

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Anatole Broyard was a famous Critic from USA, who lived between July 19, 1920 and October 11, 1990. He/she became 70 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac cancer, who is known for Emotion, Diplomatic, Intensity, Impulsive, Selective. Our collection contains 14 quotes who is written / told by Anatole, under the main topic War.

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Famous quotes by Anatole Broyard (14)


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"People have no idea what a hard job it is for two writers to be friends. Sooner or later you have to talk about each other's work"
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"Aphorisms are bad for novels. They stick in the reader's teeth"
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"To be misunderstood can be the writer's punishment for having disturbed the reader's peace. The greater the disturbance, the greater the possibility of misunderstanding"
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"The more I like a book, the more slowly I read. this spontaneous talking back to a book is one of the things that makes reading so valuable"
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"When friends stop being frank and useful to each other, the whole world loses some of its radiance"
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"It is one of the paradoxes of American literature that our writers are forever looking back with love and nostalgia at lives they couldn't wait to leave"
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"We are all tourists in history, and irony is what we win in wars"
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"The epic implications of being human end in more than this: We start our lives as if they were momentous stories, with a beginning, a middle and an appropriate end, only to find that they are mostly middles"
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"There is something about seeing real people on a stage that makes a bad play more intimately, more personally offensive than any other art form"
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"There was a time when we expected nothing of our children but obedience, as opposed to the present, when we expect everything of them but obedience"
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"The tension between "yes" and "no," between "I can" and "I cannot," makes us feel that, in so many instances, human life is an interminable debate with one's self"
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"We are all tourists in history, and irony is what we win in wars"
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"Lapped in poetry, wrapped in the picturesque, armed with logical sentences and inalienable words"
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"Rome was a poem pressed into service as a city"


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