Quotes by William Saroyan

William Saroyan was an Armenian-American novelist, playwright, and short story writer. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1940, and in 1943 won the Academy Award for Best Story for the film adaptation of his novel The Human Comedy. An Armenian American, Saroyan wrote extensively about the Armenian immigrant life in California.

The best Quotes and Sayings

The loneliness does not come from the war. The war did not make it. It was the loneliness that made the war.

War, Solitude & Being AloneWilliam Saroyan
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Every man in the world is better than someone else and not as good as someone else.

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Genius is play, and man's capacity for achieving genius is infinite, and many may achieve genius only through play.

Genius, PlayingWilliam Saroyan
 
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The role of art is to make a world which can be inhabited.

ArtWilliam Saroyan
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It is impossible not to notice that our world is tormented by failure, hate, guilt, and fear.

Fear, Guilt, HatredWilliam Saroyan
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At his best, things do not happen to the artist; he happens to them.

ArtWilliam Saroyan
 
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