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William Saroyan Quotes
Brief author info: William Saroyan (1908-1981) American short-story writer, novelist, playwright.
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The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.
No enemy is so annoying as one who was a friend, or still is a friend, and there are many more of these than one would suspect.
In the time of your life, live-so that in that wondrous time you shall not add to the misery and sorrow of the world, but shall smile to the infinite delight and mystery of it.
The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.
I have never received a telephone call that justified the excitement and fuss of the electronics involved. If I can't see somebody I love, for instance, such as a daughter, or a son, I would rather receive a letter.
The best that can be said for anybody is probably that you misunderstood him favorably.
Chance acquaintances are sometimes the most memorable, for brief friendships have such definite starting and stopping points that they take on a quality of art, of a whole thing, which cannot be broken or spoiled.
Every artist is in everything he creates, and indeed if the truth is told, every person is in his life, in his work, whatever his work may be, and this is visible in his face, figure, stance, movement, and totality.
All comedians are people who really deeply consider the human experience not only a dirty trick perpetrated by a totally meaningless procedure of accidents, but an unbearable ordeal every day, which can be made tolerable only by mockery in one form or another.
The people you like when you meet them and while you know them, and the people you remember fondly, are invariably people who have a sense of comedy, not just a sense of humor.
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