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Saul Bellow
(1915-2005) born on
Jun 10
US novelist, author. He won Pulitzer Prize, 1976 for "Humboldt's Gift;" won Nobel Prize in literature, 1976.
With a novelist, like a surgeon, you have to get a feeling that you've fallen into good hands - someone from whom you can accept the anesthetic with confidence.

Any artist should be grateful for a naive grace which puts him beyond the need to reason elaborately.
A novel is balanced between a few true impressions and a multitude of false ones that make up most of what we call life.
A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.
Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The New York Times Book Review," by William Buckley, 24 Apr 1977.
R: Allan Bloom, "The Closing of the American Mind," Foreword, 1987.
A: Speech accepting Nobel Prize, 12 Dec 1976.
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: In "Quotations of Wit and Wisdom," ed. & John W. Garder et al., 1975.

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