Quotation Explorer - 'William Saroyan'

The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness. - William Saroyan
This is what drives a young writer out of his head, this feeling that nothing is being said. - William Saroyan
There is little pride in writers. They know they are human and shall some day die and be forgotten. Knowing all this a writer is gentle and kindly where another man is severe and unkind. - William Saroyan
Remember that every man is a variation of yourself - William Saroyan
Everybody has got to die, but I have always believed an exception would be made in my case. - William Saroyan
Doctors don't know everything really. They understand matter, not spirit. And you and I live in spirit. - William Saroyan
One picture is worth a thousand words. Yes, but only if you look at the picture and say or think the thousand words - William Saroyan
I believe there are ways whose ends are life instead of death. - William Saroyan
But try to remember that a good man can never die. You will see your brother many times again-in the streets, at home, in all the places of the town. The person of a man may go, but the best part of him stays. It stays forever. - William Saroyan
It takes a lot of rehearsing for a man to be himself. - William Saroyan
A poverty-stricken nation with a great art is a greater nation than a wealthy nation with a poverty-stricken art. - William Saroyan
What a lonely and silly thing it is to be an Armenian writer in America. - William Saroyan
You know the look: genius gone to pot, and ready to join the Communist Party - William Saroyan
How do you write? You write, man, you write, that’s how…If you practice an art faithfully it will make you wise, and most writers can use a little wising up. - William Saroyan
Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure. - William Saroyan
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