Paul Auster Quotes

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Born: February 3, 1947, Newark, New Jersey, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Author

All I wanted to do was write - at the time, poems, and prose, too. I guess my ambition was simply to make money however I could to keep myself going in some modest way, and I didn't need much, I was unmarried at the time, no children.
- Paul Auster

Everything can change at any moment, suddenly and forever.
- Paul Auster

I guess I wanted to leave America for awhile. It wasn't that I wanted to become an expatriate, or just never come back, I needed some breathing room. I'd already been translating French poetry, I'd been to Paris once before and liked it very much, and so I just went.
- Paul Auster

I was always interested in French poetry sort of as a sideline to my own work, I was translating contemporary French poets. That kind of spilled out into translation as a way to earn money, pay for food and put bread on the table.
- Paul Auster

There's hope for everyone. That's what makes the world go round.
- Paul Auster

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