Facts about J. D. Salinger

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Summary

J. D. Salinger was a famous Novelist from USA, who lived between January 1, 1919 and January 27, 2010.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac capricorn, who is known for Determination, Dominance, Perservering, Practical, Willful. Our collection contains 24 quotes who is written / told by D. Salinger.

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Famous quotes by J. D. Salinger (24)


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"People never believe you"
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"Mothers are all slightly insane"
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"Its really hard to be roommates with people if your suitcases are much better than theirs"
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"It's funny. All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they'll do practically anything you want them to"
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"It was a very stupid thing to do, I'll admit, but I hardly didn't even know I was doing it"
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"If a girl looks swell when she meets you, who gives a damn if she's late? Nobody"
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"I'm the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life"
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"I'm sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody"
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"I'm sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect"
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"I'm quite illiterate, but I read a lot"
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"I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That's the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty... you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are"
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"I don't exactly know what I mean by that, but I mean it"
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"I don't even like old cars. I'd rather have a goddam horse. A horse is at least human, for God's sake"
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"I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy"
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"How long should a man's legs be? Long enough to touch the ground"
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"How do you know you're going to do something, untill you do it?"
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"He had a theory, Walt did, that the religious life, and all the agony that goes with it, is just something God sics on people who have the gall to accuse Him of having created an ugly world"
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"Goddam money. It always ends up making you blue as hell"
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"An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's"
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"All morons hate it when you call them a moron"
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"You take somebody that cries their goddam eyes out over phoney stuff in the movies, and nine times out of ten they're mean bastards at heart"
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"They didn't act like people and they didn't act like actors. It's hard to explain. They acted more like they knew they were celebrities and all. I mean they were good, but they were too good"
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"The worst thing that being an artist could do to you would be that it would make you slightly unhappy constantly"
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"People never notice anything"


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