Philip Roth Quotes

- Notable Philip Roth Quotes Index -

Born: March 19, 1933, Newark, New Jersey, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Author

1.
Literature isn't a moral beauty contest. Its power arises from the authority and audacity with which the impersonation is pulled off the belief it inspires is what counts.
- Philip Roth

2.
Obviously the facts are never just coming at you but are incorporated by an imagination that is formed by your previous experience. Memories of the past are not memories of facts but memories of your imaginings of the facts.
- Philip Roth

3.
People are unjust to anger - it can be enlivening and a lot of fun.
- Philip Roth

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