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Wright Morris Quotes

When writing is good, everything is symbolic, but symbolic writing is seldom good.
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The man who comes to writing late, but is in essence a writer, may sometimes gain as much as he has lost: his experience of life has given him a subject, he is spared the youthful writer's self-torment and soul-searching.

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However much [photographs] may lie, they do so with the raw materials of truth.

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After many months of writing, it occured to me that it might be possible to photograph, in the flesh, what I was attempting to capture in words. I bought a Rolleiflex camera and began to take pictures of objects or structures that were used and abused by human hands

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In the blur of the photograph, time leaves its gleaming, snail-like track.

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Everyone in California is from somewhere else.

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We make to ourselves pictures of facts. The picture is a model of reality

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