Paul auster Quotes

You're too good for this world, ...

You're too good for this world, and because of that the world will eventually crush you. - Paul Auster
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In the end, each life is no more than the sum of contingent fac...

In the end, each life is no more than the sum of contingent facts, a chronicle of chance intersections, of ๏ฌ‚ukes, of random events that divulge nothing but their own lack of purpose. Paul Auster,
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"Just because you wander in the des...

"Just because you wander in the desert, it does not mean there is a promised land." Paul Auster - Collected Prose
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"Every book is an im...

"Every book is an image of solitude." Paul Auster - Collected Prose
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โ€œWhen every card in the deck is stacked against you, the only way to win a hand is to break t...

โ€œWhen every card in the deck is stacked against you, the only way to win a hand is to break the rules. You beg, borrow, and steal, as the old adage goes, and if you happen to get caught in the act, at least youยดve gone down fighting the good fight.โ€ Paul Auster, The Book of Illusions..
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โ€œKeyboards have always intimidated me...

โ€œKeyboards have always intimidated me. Iโ€™ve never been able to think with my fingers in that position.โ€ โ€” Paul Auster
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โ€œHe would conclude th...

โ€œHe would conclude that nothing was real except chance.โ€ โ€• Paul Auster
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"You can't put your feet ...

"You can't put your feet on the ground until you've touched the sky." - Paul Auster
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For only the good doubt their own goodness, which is what makes them good in ...

For only the good doubt their own goodness, which is what makes them good in the first place. The bad know they are good, but the good know nothing. They spend their lives forgiving others, but they can't forgive themselves. -Paul Auster
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