Quotes by Paul Auster

Paul Queen Paul Benjamin Auster is an American writer and director whose writing blends absurdism, existentialism, crime fiction, and the search for identity and personal meaning. His notable works include The New York Trilogy, Moon Palace, The Music of Chance, The Book of Illusions, and The Brooklyn Follies.

The best Quotes and Sayings

Libraries aren't in the real world, after all. They're places apart, sanctuaries of pure thought.

Books, ReadingPaul Auster
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One should never underestimate the power of books.

BooksPaul Auster in The Brooklyn Follies
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Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice: reading for the pure pleasure of it, for the beautiful stillness that surrounds you when you hear an author's words reverberating in your head.

ReadingPaul Auster in The Brooklyn Follies
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When a person is lucky enough to live inside a story, to live inside an imaginary world, the pains of this world disappear. For as long as the story goes on, reality no longer exists.

ImaginationPaul Auster in The Brooklyn Follies
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I'm living in the present, thinking about the past, hoping for the future.

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Everything can change at any moment, suddenly and forever.

Moment & PresentPaul Auster
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