Quotes by J. D. Salinger

Jerome David Salinger was an American writer best known for his novel The Catcher in the Rye. Salinger published several short stories in Story magazine in the early 1940s before serving in World War II.

The best Quotes and Sayings

I don't exactly know what I mean by that, but I mean it.

- J. D. Salinger

All morons hate it when you call them a moron.

- J. D. Salinger

I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That's the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty... you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are.

- J. D. Salinger

You take somebody that cries their goddam eyes out over phoney stuff in the movies, and nine times out of ten they're mean bastards at heart.

- J. D. Salinger

I don't necessarily intend to publish posthumously, but I do like to write for myself.

- J. D. Salinger