Quotes by Tom Wolfe

Thomas Kennerly Wolfe Jr. was an American author and journalist widely known for his association with New Journalism, a style of news writing and journalism developed in the 1960s and 1970s that incorporated literary techniques. Wolfe began his career as a regional newspaper reporter in the 1950s, achieving national prominence in the 1960s following the publication of such best-selling books as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test and two collections of articles and essays, Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers and The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby.

The best Quotes and Sayings

The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.

- Tom WolfeSolitude & Being Alone

People complain about my exclamation points, but I honestly think that's the way people think. I don't think people think in essays; it's one exclamation point to another.

- Tom Wolfe

Love is the ultimate expression of the will to live.

- Tom WolfeLove

Miami is a melting pot in which none of the stones melt. They rattle around.

- Tom WolfeMiami

There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.

- Tom Wolfe