Facts about James Dickey

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James Dickey was a famous Novelist from USA, who lived between February 2, 1923 and January 19, 1997.

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He/she is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 17 quotes who is written / told by James.

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Famous quotes by James Dickey (17)


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"You are bound, my hunch is, to make it just fine"
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"To have guilt you've got to earn guilt, but sometimes when you earn it, you don't feel the guilt you ought to have. And that's what The Firebombing is about"
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"I want you all to stand; will you do that for me, please?"
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"To say that its wrong to feel this way is not the point; you do feel it. All you see is a flash of fire and, depending on your altitude, you don't even see that sometimes"
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"The true feeling of sex is that of a deep intimacy, but above all of a deep complicity"
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"She was the Judy Garland of American poetry"
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"I want a fever, in poetry: a fever, and tranquillity"
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"William Packard surely must be one of the great editors of our time"
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"I think Ginsberg has done more harm to the craft that I honor and live by than anybody else by reducing it to a kind of mean that enables the most dubious practitioners to claim they are poets because they think, If the kind of thing Ginsberg does is poetry, I can do that"
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"He can't imagine the result of the mission because he never saw it"
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"To be precise and reckless: that is the consummation devoutly to be wished"
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"There ain't nothin' to dyin', really. You just get tired. You kind of drift away"
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"Detachment produces a peculiar state of mind. Maybe that's the worst sentence of all, to be deprived of feeling what a human being ought to be entitled to feel"
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"A poet is someone who stands outside in the rain hoping to be struck by lightning"
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"The New York Quarterly is an amazing, intelligent, crazy, creative, strange, and indispensable magazine"
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"So much destruction in modern war takes place miles and miles away from the source of the destruction, the human being who has caused it"
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"I want you to hear a new version of Dueling Banjos. Anyone else is welcome"


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