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John Hawkes Quotes and Sayings

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I used to carry about with me a German map-case filled with poems.
- John Hawkes

It's hard to tell whether the ship or airplane -
they're all the same,
I'm convinced - is male or female; it may shift back and forth.
- John Hawkes

When I started writing fiction, I knew how good it was immediately.
- John Hawkes

My father's parents were Irish.
Only a year before my father died, he and I went back
to Ireland for a week to look at the old homestead.
- John Hawkes

 

I had to go to Sunday school once or twice in my life,
and that's where I commented someplace on hearing.
- John Hawkes

In The Lime Twig I took two very young people and made them very old.
- John Hawkes

As in The Lime Twig dream and illusion are right at the center of Charivari.
- John Hawkes

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The only thing that exists is torment,
lyricism, and the magnificence of language.
- John Hawkes

Really, I didn't like Alaska.
It rained, almost every day, at least 300 days out of the year.
- John Hawkes

I remember my mother finding mud somehow and putting it on the sting.
- John Hawkes

When we lived in Juneau, Alaska, it was a town of about 7,000 people,
and totally isolated; the only way to get to it was by ship.
- John Hawkes

On the night before we were married,
all of the anxiety in the world came down upon me.
- John Hawkes

I didn't for a moment doubt the choice,
but if life is ever fearsome, it is truly fearsome then.
- John Hawkes

I didn't know what kind of jobs, because how was I prepared? At best,
I would be an AB in English.
- John Hawkes

To be anywhere near an enormous ocean liner when you
are just like a fish in the water is frightening.
- John Hawkes

My mother wanted very much to play tennis;
she wanted,
most of all, to be a singer and play the piano.
- John Hawkes

I'm only interested in fiction that in some way or
other voices the very imagination which is conceiving it.
- John Hawkes

I was not typical.
Whatever typical or normal is, I was somehow separated and different.
- John Hawkes

I want prose fiction to be recognized as that,
and I'm not interested in writing as it becomes more personal.
- John Hawkes

I do not feel an exile from America in any sense.
- John Hawkes

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

Win as if you were used to it,
lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We cannot solve our problems with the same
thinking we used when we created them.
- Albert Einstein

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

I used to believe in forever, but forever's too good to be true.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try to understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.
- Elbert Hubbard

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Life should not be a journey to the grave
with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well preserved body,
but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out,
and loudly proclaiming, "Wow! What a Ride!"
- Hunter S. Thompson

It's just random chance, baby; get used to it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In those days he was wiser than he is now;
he used to frequently take my advice.
- Winston Churchill

I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion.
- Albert Einstein

I offer my body, my mind
and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O Infinite Creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose
to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work,
and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered
to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons.
Science is used to raise money for the expeditions,
but you really climb for the hell of it.
- Edmund Hillary

I wouldn't attach too much importance to these student riots.
I remember when I was a student at the Sorbonne in Paris,
I used to go out and riot occasionally.
- John Foster Dulles

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way
so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
- Emo Philips

It is better to have a fair intellect that is well
used than a powerful one that is idle.
- Bryant H. McGill

I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.
- Mae West

I used to be good with kids, but as I get older,
I'm grumpy and terrible with them.
As for doing a gig at a 6-year old's birthday party,
you couldn't pay me enough.
- Johnny Vegas

The poet may be used as a barometer,
but let us not forget that he is also part of the weather.
- Lionel Trilling

I used to lie in bed in my flat and imagine what would
happen if there was a zombie attack.
- Simon Pegg

Most people consider the course of events as natural and inevitable.
They little know what radical change are possible through prayer.
Every morning I offer my body, my mind and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O infinite creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work, and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
- Charlie Chaplin

It is only after years of preparation that the young
artist should touch color -
not color used descriptively,
that is, but as a means of personal expression.
- Henri Matisse

As a rule, software systems do not work well until they have been used,
and have failed repeatedly, in real applications.
- Dave Parnas

I have been through various fitness regimes.
I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while.
- Sting

There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing.
- Billy Sunday

I used to love dogs until I discovered cats.
- Nafisa Joseph

The revenues of Cuban state-run companies are used
exclusively for the benefit of the people,
to whom they belong.
- Fidel Castro

I used to be hung up on my figure, but it's a waste of time.
I don't believe in diets.
Have four pints one night, be healthy the next.
- Sophie Ellis Bextor

History is a tool used by politicians to justify their intentions.
- Ted Koppel

Some dreamers demand that scientists only discover
things that can be used for good.
- John Charles Polanyi

I'm not used to feeling so human.
Is it always like this?
- Edward, from Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer

Style used to be an interaction between the human soul
and tools that were limiting.
In the digital era, it will have to come from the soul alone.
- Jaron Lanier

We all should choose our friends carefully.
I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else,
because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself.
If you think like that, you surround yourself with
other people who are willing to tell you who you are,
which are usually judgmental people ...
we should really surround ourselves with the ones
that adore us and believe in the highest of us.
- Jewel

Getting married is a lot like getting into a tub of hot water.
After you get used to it, it ain't so hot.
- Minnie Pearl

"Think simple" as my old master used to say -
meaning reduce the whole of its parts
into the simplest terms,
getting back to first principles.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

When I stand before God at the end of my life,
I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left,
and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
- Erma Bombeck

My mother used to tell me man gives the award,
God gives the reward.
I don't need another plaque.
- Denzel Washington

I think I've discovered the secret of life -
you just hang around until you get used to it.
- Charles M. Schulz

Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young,
the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
- John Ciardi

I used to want to be a lawyer, but I didn't want to
have half my brain sucked out.
- Max Walker

The future ain't what it used to be.
- Yogi Berra

Lawsuits should not be used to destroy a viable and
independent distribution system.
The solution lies in the marketplace and not the courtroom.
- Don Henley

I used to sell furniture for a living.
The trouble was, it was my own.
- Les Dawson

I used to jog but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass.
- David Lee Roth

I'm 86 and my doctor used to tell me to slow down -
at least he did until he dropped dead.
- Cesar Romero

When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed.
I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly.
He cut the legs off the bed.
- Lou Brock

A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be,
A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used to be.
- Frank Howard Clark

Moral power is probably best when it is not used.
The less you use it the more you have.
- Andrew Young


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