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Thomas Wolfe Quotes

A young man is so strong, so mad, so certain, and so lost. He has everything and he is able to use nothing.

All things on earth point home in old October; sailors to sea, travellers to walls and fences, hunters to field and hollow and the long voice of the hounds, the lover to the love he has forsaken.

Fields are won by those who believe in the winning.

If a conservative is a liberal who's been mugged, a liberal is a conservative who's been arrested.

Is this not the true romantic feeling; not to desire to escape life, but to prevent life from escaping you.

Loneliness is and always has been the central and inevitable experience of every man.

Most of the time we think we're sick, it's all in the mind.

One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.

Publishing is a very mysterious business. It is hard to predict what kind of sale or reception a book will have, and advertising seems to do very little good.

You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity.