J. D. Salinger - Quotes

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I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.

I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.

I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That's the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty... you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are. ---->>>

How do you know you're going to do something, untill you do it?

How do you know you're going to do something, untill you do it?

I'm sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect.

I'm sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect.

Its really hard to be roommates with people if your suitcases are much better than theirs. ---->>>

I don't exactly know what I mean by that, but I mean it. ---->>>

An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's. ---->>>

All morons hate it when you call them a moron. ---->>>

You take somebody that cries their goddam eyes out over phoney stuff in the movies, and nine times out of ten they're mean bastards at heart. ---->>>

I'm sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody. ---->>>

He had a theory, Walt did, that the religious life, and all the agony that goes with it, is just something God sics on people who have the gall to accuse Him of having created an ugly world. ---->>>

Mothers are all slightly insane.

Mothers are all slightly insane.

The worst thing that being an artist could do to you would be that it would make you slightly unhappy constantly. ---->>>

It's funny. All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they'll do practically anything you want them to. ---->>>

If a girl looks swell when she meets you, who gives a damn if she's late? Nobody. ---->>>

I'm quite illiterate, but I read a lot. ---->>>

I don't even like old cars. I'd rather have a goddam horse. A horse is at least human, for God's sake. ---->>>

How long should a man's legs be? Long enough to touch the ground. ---->>>

I'm the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life. ---->>>

Goddam money. It always ends up making you blue as hell. ---->>>

It was a very stupid thing to do, I'll admit, but I hardly didn't even know I was doing it. ---->>>

People never believe you. ---->>>

People never notice anything. ---->>>

They didn't act like people and they didn't act like actors. It's hard to explain. They acted more like they knew they were celebrities and all. I mean they were good, but they were too good. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 01-01, 1919
Birthplace:
Die: 01-27, 2010
Occupation: Novelist
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Jerome David Salinger (; January 1, 1919 – January 27, 2010) was an American writer who is known for his widely-read novel The Catcher in the Rye. Following his early success publishing short stories and The Catcher in the Rye, Salinger led a very private life for more than a half-century. He published his final original work in 1965 and gave his last interview in 1980 (wikipedia)