John Updike Quotes and its meanings

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

Alone Art Change Dreams Education Experience Government Home Leadership Love Marriage Morning Nature Patience Poetry Religion Respect Society Sports Teacher Truth Wisdom

John Updike quotes about Love

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What does John Updike write about?

John Updike has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about alone, art, change, dreams, education, experience, government, home, leadership, love, marriage, morning, nature, patience, poetry, religion, respect, society, sports, teacher, truth & wisdom. People always share Alone quotes, Art quotes, change, dreams, education, experience, government, home, leadership & love from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by John Updike?

Here are the top most famous quotes by John Updike.

  • Writers may be disreputable, incorrigible, early to decay or late to bloom but they dare to go it alone.
  • I love my government not least for the extent to which it leaves me alone.
  • What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
  • Customs and convictions change respectable people are the last to know, or to admit, the change, and the ones most offended by fresh reflections of the facts in the mirror of art.
  • Dreams come true without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.
  • The Founding Fathers in their wisdom decided that children were an unnatural strain on parents. So they provided jails called schools, equipped with tortures called an education.
  • Existence itself does not feel horrible it feels like an ecstasy, rather, which we have only to be still to experience.
  • Government is either organized benevolence or organized madness its peculiar magnitude permits no shading.
  • Most of American life consists of driving somewhere and then returning home, wondering why the hell you went.
  • A leader is one who, out of madness or goodness, volunteers to take upon himself the woe of the people. There are few men so foolish, hence the erratic quality of leadership in the world.