William Saroyan

William Saroyan

Armenian-American novelist, playwright, and writer

Lived from: 1908-1981

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: William Saroyan

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    Doctors don't know everything really. They understand matter, not spirit. And you and I live in spirit.
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    Every man in the world is better than someone else and not as good someone else.
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    Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success, you know.
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    The basic truth of all things, as nearly as we may ever dream of determining and knowing this truth, is form, that which is, as it is. The way and shape of the thing no less than the thing itself.
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    The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.
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    Try as much as possible to be wholly alive, with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell and when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.
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