Jean Stafford - Quotes

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You say that you hope I will be recognized as the best novelist of my generation. I want you to know now and know completely that that would mean to me absolutely nothing. ---->>>

A small silence came between us, as precise as a picture hanging on the wall. ---->>>

From time to time, I need a rest from the exercitation of my intellect. ---->>>

He does what I have always needed to have done to me, and that is that he dominates me. ---->>>

I am growing meaner by the hour. ---->>>

For me, there is nothing worse than the knowledge that my life holds nothing for me but being a writer. ---->>>

Irony, I feel, is a very high form of morality. ---->>>

For all practical purposes I left home when I was 7. ---->>>


Jean Stafford profile (jean-stafford.jpg)
Nationality: American
Born: 07-01, 1915
Die: 03-26, 1979
Occupation: Writer

Jean Stafford (July 1, 1915 – March 26, 1979) was an American short story writer and novelist, who won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford in 1970.(wikipedia)