Creative Quotations from . . .
Flannery O'Connor
(1925-1964) born on
25-Mar
US author. "She wrote fierce, funny stories of Southern locales, e.g., "A Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories," 1955."
         
   
F
Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them. There's many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.

R
Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days.
A
"The novel is an art form and when you use it for anything other than art, you pervert it."
N
Conviction without experience makes for harshness.
K
"I am not afraid that the book will be controversial, I'm afraid it will not be controversial."
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "In "An Uncommon Scold," by Abby Adams, 1989."
R: "In "New York Times Book Review," 21 May 1989."
A: "The Habit of Being, 1979."
N: "The Habit of Being, 1979."
K: "The Habit of Being, 1979."
   



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