Friday, August 11, 2017

Andre Dubus Quotes

“He learned how quickly love died when you weren't looking; if you weren't looking.”
― Andre Dubus, Dancing After Hours

“Fear is a ghost; embrace your fear, and all you’ll see in your arms is yourself.”
― Andre Dubus, Dancing After Hours

“We don’t have to live great lives, we just have to understand and survive the ones we’ve got.”
― Andre Dubus, Selected Stories

“Talent is cheap. What matters is discipline.”
― Andre Dubus

“I love short stories because I believe they are the way we live. They are what our friends tell us, in their pain and joy, their passion and rage, their yearning and their cry against injustice.”
― Andre Dubus

“I was trying to learn to write stories, and was reading O'Hara and Hemingway as a carpenter might look at an excellent house someone else has built.”
― Andre Dubus

“Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people.”
― Andre Dubus

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