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«Sex is like money; only too much is enough.»
Author: John Updike | Keywords: only too, too much
«The refusal to rest content, the willingness to risk excess on behalf of one's obsessions, is what distinguishes artists from entertainers, and what makes some artists adventurers on behalf of us all.»
«Creativity is merely a plus name for regular activity. Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or better.»
Author: John Updike | About: Creativity | Keywords: cares, creative activity, doer, plus, regular
«Writing and rewriting are a constant search for what it is one is saying»
Author: John Updike | About: Writing | Keywords: rewrite, rewriting, rewritten
«We are most alive when we're in love.»
Author: John Updike | About: Love
«Writers may be disreputable, incorrigible, early to decay or late to bloom but they dare to go it alone.»
Author: John Updike | About: Writers | Keywords: bloom, decay, disreputable, incorrigible, writers
«Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.»
Author: John Updike | About: Grace | Keywords: condescend, condescended, condescending
«What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.»
«Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.»
Author: John Updike | About: Dreams | Keywords: Dreams Come True, incite, incites
«A leader is one who, out of madness or goodness, volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. There are few men so foolish, hence the erratic quality of leadership in the world.»
Author: John Updike | Keywords: erratic, volunteers, woe

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