Paul Auster

Quotes: Paul Auster

Quotes 1 till 15 of 29.

1 2 Next 
  • Paul Auster
    Paul Auster
    - +
     0
    Artists are the people for whom the world is not enough.
  • Paul Auster
    Paul Auster
    - +
     0
    As long as you are dreaming, there is always a way out.
    Source: Oracle Night (2009) 72
  • Paul Auster
    Paul Auster
    - +
     0
    Every generation always thinks it was better before, and I think people have been saying this for probably thousands of years.
  • Paul Auster
    Paul Auster
    - +
     0
    Every man is the author of his own life.
    Source: Moon Palace (2010) 15
  • Paul Auster
    Paul Auster
    - +
     0
    Every novel is an equal collaboration between the writer and the reader and it is the only place in the world where two strangers can meet on terms of absolute intimacy.
  • Paul Auster
    Paul Auster
    - +
     0
    Everything can change at any moment, suddenly and forever.
    Source: Moon Palace (2010) 601
  • Paul Auster
    Paul Auster
    - +
     0
    I believe that every artist, in one way or another, is a wounded person. It's not natural to make art.
  • Paul Auster
    Paul Auster
    - +
     0
    I don't like pictures in books. I feel that the pictures diminish the words, and the words diminish the pictures, and it doesn't work.
  • Paul Auster
    Paul Auster
    - +
     0
    I think I hate cynicism more than anything else. It's the curse of our age, and I want to avoid it at all costs.
  • Paul Auster
    Paul Auster
    - +
     0
    If the world weren't such a beautiful place, we might all turn into cynics.
    Source: Moon Palace (2010) 111
  • Paul Auster
    Paul Auster
    - +
     0
    If you're not ready for everything, you're not ready for anything.
    Source: Moon Palace (2010) 601
  • Paul Auster
    Paul Auster
    - +
     0
    It always stimulates me to discover new examples of my own prejudice and stupidity, to realize that I don't know half as much as I think I do.
    Source: Oracle Night (2009) 35
  • Paul Auster
    Paul Auster
    - +
     0
    It often happens that things are other than what they seem, and you can get yourself into trouble by jumping to conclusions.
    Source: Moon Palace (2010) 87
  • Paul Auster
    Paul Auster
    - +
     0
    It would be a terrible world if everyone was an artist. Nothing would get done!
  • Paul Auster
    Paul Auster
    - +
     0
    Memory is the space in which a thing happens for a second time.
1 2 Next