Quotes by David Foster Wallace

David Foster Wallace

David Foster Wallace

American author

Alive from: 1962-2008

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    Everybody is identical in their secret unspoken belief that way deep down they are different from everyone else.
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    Everybody worships. The only choice we get is what to worship.
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    I will probably write an hour a day and spend eight hours a day biting my knuckle and worrying about not writing.
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    If you've never wept and want to, have a child.
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    It did what all ads are supposed to do: create an anxiety relievable by purchase.
    Source: Grap zonder einde (1996) 284
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    It takes great personal courage to let yourself appear weak.
    Source: Grap zonder einde (1996)
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    People, unless they're paying attention, tend to confuse fanciness with intelligence or authority.
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    Perhaps this is what it means to go mad: to be emptied and to be aware of the emptiness.
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    To make someone an icon is to make him an abstraction, and abstractions are incapable of vital communication with living people.
    Source: Consider the Lobster (2005) 157
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