Saul Bellow Quotes (14 quotations)

1. A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep. - Saul Bellow

2. All a writer has to do to get a woman is to say he's a writer. It's an aphrodisiac. - Saul Bellow

3. Any artist should be grateful for a naive grace which puts him beyond the need to reason elaborately. - Saul Bellow

4. California is like an artificial limb the rest of the country doesn't really need. You can quote me on that. - Saul Bellow

5. Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door. - Saul Bellow

6. In expressing love we belong among the undeveloped countries. - Saul Bellow

7. She was what we used to call a suicide blond - dyed by her own hand. - Saul Bellow

8. Take our politicians: they're a bunch of yo-yos. The presidency is now a cross between a popularity contest and a high school debate, with an encyclopedia of cliches the first prize. - Saul Bellow

9. There is only one way to defeat the enemy, and that is to write as well as one can. The best argument is an undeniably good book. - Saul Bellow

10. There was a disturbance in my heart, a voice that spoke there and said, I want, I want, I want! It happened every afternoon, and when I tried to suppress it it got even stronger. - Saul Bellow

11. What is art but a way of seeing? - Saul Bellow

12. When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice. - Saul Bellow

13. Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps. - Saul Bellow

14. You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write. - Saul Bellow

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