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John Irving has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Age Alone Architecture Business Courage Imagination Legal Sympathy

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John Irving has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about age, alone, architecture, business, courage, imagination, legal & sympathy. People always share Age quotes, Alone quotes, architecture, business, courage, imagination, legal & sympathy from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by John Irving?

Here are the top most famous quotes by John Irving.

  • I think the sport of wrestling, which I became involved with at the age of 14... I competed until I was 34, kind of old for a contact sport. I coached the sport until I was 47. I think the discipline of wrestling has given me the discipline I have to write.
  • And I find - I'm 63, and my capacity to be by myself and just spend time by myself hasn't diminished any. That's the necessary part of being a writer, you better like being alone.
  • The building of the architecture of a novel - the craft of it - is something I never tire of.
  • I have pretty thick skin, and I think if you're going to be in this business, if you're going to be an actor or a writer, you better have a thick skin.
  • If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.
  • I suppose I'm proudest of my novels for what's imagined in them. I think the world of my imagination is a richer and more interesting place than my personal biography.
  • You can't learn everything you need to know legally.
  • I take people very seriously. People are all I take seriously, in fact. Therefore, I have nothing but sympathy for how people behave - and nothing but laughter to console them with.
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