Philip Roth quotes

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Only in America ... do these peasants, our mothers, get their hair dyed platinum at the age of sixty, and walk up and down Collins ...
To become a celebrity is to become a brand name. There is Ivory Soap, Rice Krispies, and Philip Roth. Ivory is the soap that float ...
All I can tell you with certainty is that I, for one, have no self, and that I am unwilling or unable to perpetrate upon myself th ...
Is an intelligent human being likely to be much more than a large-scale manufacturer of misunderstanding?
Circumcision is startling, all right, particularly when performed by a garlicked old man upon the glory of a newborn body, but the ...
A Jew without Jews, without Judaism, without Zionism, without Jewishness, without a temple or an army or even a pistol, a Jew clea ...
The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress.
When you publish a book, it's the world's book. The world edits it.
I write fiction and I'm told it's autobiography, I write autobiography and I'm told it's fiction, so since I'm so dim and they're ...
I cannot and do not live in the world of discretion, not as a writer, anyway. I would prefer to, I assure you--it would make life ...
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