Russell Hoban quotes

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After all, when you come right down to it, how many people speak the same language even when they speak the same language?
Nothing to be done really about animals. Anything you do looks foolish. The answer isn't in us. It's almost as if we're put here o ...
If the past cannot teach the present and the father cannot teach the son, then history need not have bothered to go on, and the wo ...
Sometimes I think that the biggest difference between men and women is that more men need to seek out some terrible lurking thing ...
There are situations in life to which the only satisfactory response is a physically violent one. If you don't make that response, ...
Language is an archeological vehicle ... the language we speak is a whole palimpsest of human effort and history.
When you suffer an attack of nerves you're being attacked by the nervous system. What chance has a man got against a system?
Sometimes there's nothing but Sundays for weeks on end. Why can't they move Sunday to the middle of the week so you could put it i ...
But when I don't smoke I scarcely feel as if I'm living. I don't feel as if I'm living unless I'm killing myself.
Me, what's that after all? An arbitrary limitation of being bounded by the people before and after and on either side. Where they ...
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