Katherine Anne Porter - Quotes

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The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty, even one's own even more, one's own, for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.

The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty, even one's own even more, one's own, for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.

Human life itself may be almost pure chaos, but the work of the artist is to take these handfuls of confusion and disparate things, things that seem to be irreconcilable, and put them together in a frame to give them some kind of shape and meaning. ---->>>

Physical infidelity is the signal, the notice given, that all fidelities are undermined. ---->>>

I was right not to be afraid of any thief but myself, who will end by leaving me nothing. ---->>>

I shall try to tell the truth, but the result will be fiction. ---->>>

Our being is subject to all the chances of life. There are so many things we are capable of, that we could be or do. The potentialities are so great that we never, any of us, are more than one-fourth fulfilled. ---->>>

It is such a relief to be told the truth. ---->>>

Most people won't realize that writing is a craft. You have to take your apprenticeship in it like anything else. ---->>>

Love must be learned, and learned again; there is no end to it. ---->>>

They had both noticed that a life of dissipation sometimes gave to a face the look of gaunt suffering spirituality that a life of asceticism was supposed to give and quite often did not. ---->>>

Experience is what really happens to you in the long run; the truth that finally overtakes you. ---->>>

One of the marks of a gift is to have the courage of it.

One of the marks of a gift is to have the courage of it.

It's a man's world, and you men can have it. ---->>>

I have not much interest in anyone's personal history after the tenth year, not even my own. Whatever one was going to be was all prepared before that. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: May 15, 1890
Birthplace: Indian Creek, Texas, U.S.
Die: 09-18, 1980
Occupation: Journalist
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Katherine Anne Porter (May 15, 1890 – September 18, 1980) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist. Her 1962 novel Ship of Fools was the best-selling novel in America that year, but her short stories received much more critical acclaim (wikipedia)