Famous quote by Chaim Potok

Mobile Desktop
I think most serious writers, certainly in the modern period, use their own lives or the lives of people close to them o
Like

"I think most serious writers, certainly in the modern period, use their own lives or the lives of people close to them or lives they have heard about as the raw material for their creativity"

- Chaim Potok

About the Author

USA Flag This quote is written / told by Chaim Potok between February 17, 1929 and July 23, 2002. He/she was a famous Author from USA. The author also have 27 other quotes.

Go to author profile

Similar Quotes

Small: A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: w
Lao Tzu
"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves"
Lao Tzu, Author
Small: Buildings should serve people, not the other way around - John Portman
John Portman
"Buildings should serve people, not the other way around"
John Portman, Architect
Small: I think its fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool weve ever created.
Bill Gates
"I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user"
Bill Gates, Businessman
Small: Ambition is not a vice of little people - Michel de Montaigne
Michel de Montaigne
"Ambition is not a vice of little people"
Michel de Montaigne, Philosopher
Small: You cant get rid of poverty by giving people money - P. J. ORourke
P. J. O'Rourke
"You can't get rid of poverty by giving people money"
P. J. O'Rourke, Journalist
Small: Borders? I have never seen one. But I have heard they exist in the minds of some people - Thor Heyerdahl
Thor Heyerdahl
"Borders? I have never seen one. But I have heard they exist in the minds of some people"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: A company is only as good as the people it keeps - Mary Kay Ash
Mary Kay Ash
"A company is only as good as the people it keeps"
Mary Kay Ash, Businesswoman
Small: The Oscar changed everything. Better salary, working with better people, better projects, more exposure, less
Kathy Bates
"The Oscar changed everything. Better salary, working with better people, better projects, more exposure, less privacy"
Kathy Bates, Actress
Small: The opportunity to create a small world between two pieces of cardboard, where time exists yet stands still, w
Chris Van Allsburg
"The opportunity to create a small world between two pieces of cardboard, where time exists yet stands still, where people talk and I tell them what to say, is exciting and rewarding"
Chris Van Allsburg, Author
Small: People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest - George Matthew Adams
George Matthew Adams
"People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest"
George Matthew Adams, Philosopher