Best Quotes by John Updike (Top 10)

  1. It is easy to love people in memory; the hard thing is to love them when they are there in front of you.
  2. Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.
  3. Celebrity is a mask that eats into the face.
  4. The true New Yorker secretly believes that people living anywhere else have to be, in some sense, kidding.
  5. If you have the guts to be yourself, other people'll pay your price.
  6. I want to write books that unlock the traffic jam in everybody's head.
  7. What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
  8. Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right or better.
  9. Writers may be disreputable, incorrigible, early to decay or late to bloom but they dare to go it alone.
  10. Looking foolish does the spirit good. The need not to look foolish is one of youth's many burdens; as we get older we are exempted from more and more.

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