Best Quotes by Walter Kirn (Top 10)

  1. Art, art of any kind, shows that folks are trying.
  2. Just breathing can be such a luxury sometimes.
  3. I still believe in love. I always will. It's my blessing and my burden.
  4. Reason leavened with a little wit (if possible) is the real alternative to hate speech, meaning that there's no better time for it.
  5. Love is a powerful painkiller.
  6. My advice for aspiring writers is go to New York. And if you can't go to New York, go to the place that represents New York to you, where the standards for writing are high, there are other people who share your dreams, and where you can talk, talk, talk about your interests. Writing books begins in talking about it, like most human projects, and in being close to those who have already done what you propose to do.
  7. Sometimes, when a person is truly lost in this world, suffocating inside her private bubble where all she can hear is her own droning heartbeat, a touch can be enough.
  8. When Loughner himself speaks and we find out his real influences are Spiderman, 'Gnome Chomsky,' Taylor Swift, and Dr. Bronner, then what?
  9. The lines we draw that make us who we are are potent by virtue of being non-negotiable, and even, at some level, indefensible.
  10. The most beautiful faces have some ugly in them.

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