PETER ABRAHAMS QUOTES

American author (1947- )

You don't have to be a good person to be a good writer--history shows it's better if you're not--but you have to understand your badness.

PETER ABRAHAMS, End of Story

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They say life is all about connecting, like that's a good thing. But when brain and eyes are lining up you know different.

PETER ABRAHAMS, End of Story

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Destroy the thing, do it over several times. In each destroying of a beautiful discovery, the artist does not really suppress it, but rather transforms it, condenses it, makes it more substantial. What comes out in the end is the result of discarded finds.

PETER ABRAHAMS, End of Story

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Ingrid shrugged ... like Marie Antoinette hearing about the starving peasants.

PETER ABRAHAMS, Down the Rabbit Hole

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To get from people you had to give a piece of yourself, a real piece that mattered. Just being nice was not enough.

PETER ABRAHAMS, End of Story

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