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Wilfrid Sheed Quotes

It is possible that the malice of writers has been overrated (by myself among others). Reading their ruminations on their craft, one sees why this writer could not possibly like that one, would indeed consider him a menace. Literature is a battleground of conflicting faiths, and nobler passions than envy are involved.
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The American male doesn't mature until he has exhausted all other possibilities.

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Every writer is a writer of the generation before.

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If the French were really intelligent, they'd speak English.

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As you approach the presidency, no one seems worthy of it, since it wasn't designed for a human in the first place.

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As things now stand, the office is a slightly meaner battleground than the home. Male bosses seem to dominate their women underlings as they would never dominate their wives.

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Whether or not Big Brother is watching us, we certainly have to watch him, which may be even worse.

— Wilfrid Sheed

It is possible that the malice of writers has been overrated (by myself among others). Reading their ruminations on their craft, one sees why this writer could not possibly like that one, would indeed consider him a menace. Literature is a battleground of conflicting faiths, and nobler passions than envy are involved.

— Wilfrid Sheed

Suicide is about life, being in fact the sincerest form of criticism life gets.

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The only reason I didn't kill myself after I read the reviews of my first book was because we have two rivers in New York and I couldn't decide which one to jumo into.

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Even the God of Calvin never judged anyone as harshly as married couples judge each other.

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The actual Irish weather report is really a recording made in 1922, which no one has had occasion to change. "Scattered showers, periods of sunshine."

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