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8 Famous Quotes by John Updike
3/18/1932 - 1/27/2009
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John Hoyer Updike     Updike, John
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About John Updike

But for a few phrases from his letters and an odd line or two of his verse, the poet walks gagged through his own biography.

Biography Quotes, by John Updike

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The essential support and encouragement comes from within, arising out of the mad notion that your society needs to know what only you can tell it.

Needs Quotes, by John Updike

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Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.

Dreams Quotes, by John Updike

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Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.

Dreams Quotes, by John Updike

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Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.

Nature Quotes, by John Updike

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Perfectionism is the enemy of creation, as extreme self-solitude is the enemy of well-being.

Perfection Quotes, by John Updike

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The refusal to rest content, the willingness to risk excess on behalf of one's obsessions, is what distinguishes artists from entertainers, and what makes some artists adventurers on behalf of us all.

Art and artists Quotes, by John Updike

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Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child. Just how childlike golf players become is proven by their frequent inability to count past five.

Sports Quotes, by John Updike

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