Quotes by Flannery O'Connor

Flannery O'Connor

American writer and essayist

Alive from: 1925-1964

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them.
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    I am a writer because writing is the thing I do best.
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    It seems that the fiction writer has a revolting attachment to the poor, for even when he writes about the rich, he is more concerned with what they lack than with what they have.
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    Manners are of such great consequence to the novelist that any kind will do. Bad manners are better than no manners at all, and because we are losing our customary manners, we are probably overly conscious of them; this seems to be a condition that produces writers.
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