Quotation by Norman Mailer

The novelist ... must live in paranoia and seek to be one with the world; he must be terrified of experience and hungry for it; he must think himself nothing and believe he is superior to all.
Norman Mailer (b. 1923), U.S. author. Narrator, The Man Who Studied Yoga, in New Short Novels 2, ch. 5, Ballantine (1956).
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