An American treasure. A master of story. A terrific sense of humor.
“She would’ve been a good woman,” said The Misfit, “if it had been somebody there to shoot her every minute of her life.”
“I don’t deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it.”
“The writer should never be ashamed of staring. There is nothing that does not require his attention.”
“People without hope not only don’t write novels, but what is more to the point, they don’t read them.”
“All human nature vigorously resists grace because grace changes us and the change is painful.”
“Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days.”
Happy Fourth of July America!!