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John Irving


American novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter.
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John Irving
Writing a novel is actually searching for victims. As I write I keep looking for casualties. The stories uncover the casualties.
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Never confuse faith, or belief ó of any kind ó with something even remotely intellectual.
Irving
Youíve got to get obsessed and stay obsessed.




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Life forces enough final decisions on us. We should have the sense to avoid as many of the unnecessary ones as we can.
Irving John
Imagination, he realized, came harder than memory.
John Irving quotes
In the world according to Garp, we are all terminal cases.
John Irving
Sigmund Freud was a novelist with a scientific background. He just didnít know he was a novelist. All those damn psychiatrists after him, they didnít know he was a novelist either.
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To each other, we were as normal and nice as the smell of bread, we were just a family. In a family even exaggerations make perfect sense.
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He wrote Helen that "a part of adolescence is feeling that there's no one else around you who's enough like yourself to understand you."
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You can't learn everything you need to know legally.
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