Thomas Wolfe Quotes
Brief author info: Thomas Wolfe (1900-1938) American novelist and short-story writer.
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Is not this the true romantic feeling-not to desire to escape life, but to prevent life from escaping you?
There is something sad and terrifying about big families.
For all that you have done, I am ever mindful. How can you doubt that I ever forgot it-but don't remind me of it too much at this time.
For I believe in harbors at the end.
We must try to love one another... The terrible and beautiful sentence, the last, the final wisdom that the earth can give, is remembered at the end, is spoken too late, wearily. It stands there, awful and untraduced, above the dusty racket of our lives. No forgetting, no forgiving, no denying, no explaining, no hating.
I'm sick of praise; I want money.
The great play is yet unwritten; the great novel beats with futile hands against the portals of my brain.
He did not believe in angels with soft faces and bright wings, but he believed in the dark spirits that hovered over the heads of lonely men.
This is the artist, then-life's hungry man, the glutton of eternity, beauty's miser, glory's slave.
Nothing lasts except beauty-and I shall create that.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
Its better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what your not.
I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.
You have to live your life according to what comforts you, not what the rest of your family thinks you ought to be doing.
The reason I talk to myself is because I'm the only one whose answers I accept.