” I write about people in small towns, I don’t write about people living in big cities. My kind of storytelling depends upon people that have time to talk to each other. “


” People are so busy positioning themselves before the screen and talking on the damn cellphones, communicating, that we’re not reading, and in fact we’re not really communicating, either. We’re not talking to each other. There’s just all these screens and wires and technology in between. “


” I like a book. I like to read for four hours at a stretch. I think very few are the young people who are even capable of reading for four hours at a stretch, because it’s such a bizarre thing for them to do. I am mourning this. “


” I have always been interested in religion, especially in forms of ecstatic religion, where people are touched directly by the Spirit and go completely out of themselves. “



All 4 Lee Smith Quotes about People in picture


I write about people in small towns, I don
People are so busy positioning themselves before the screen and talking on the damn cellphones, communicating, that we
I like a book. I like to read for four hours at a stretch. I think very few are the young people who are even capable of reading for four hours at a stretch, because it
I have always been interested in religion, especially in forms of ecstatic religion, where people are touched directly by the Spirit and go completely out of themselves.

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