William Saroyan Quotes

William Saroyan Quotes

The purpose of writing is both to keep up with life and to run ahead of it. I am little comfort to myself, although I am the only comfort I have, excepting perhaps streets, clouds, the sun, the faces and voices of kids and the aged, and similar accidents of beauty, innocence, truth and loneliness.

But try to remember that a good man can never die. You will see your brother many times again-in the streets, at home, in all the places of the town. The person of a man may go, but the best part of him stays. It stays forever.

You may tend to get cancer from the thing that makes you want to smoke so much, not from the smoking itself.

It takes a lot of rehearsing for a man to be himself.

The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.

Everybody has got to die, but I have always believed an exception would be made in my case.

I believe there are ways whose ends are life instead of death.

This is what drives a young writer out of his head, this feeling that nothing is being said.

All great art has madness, and quite a lot of bad art has it, too.

When Ulysses saw his brother, a wonderful thing happened to his face. All the terror left his eyes, because now he was hom

Remember that every man is a variation of yourself

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