” People don’t understand how much influence they can actually have on a writer, how much a writer’s feelings can be hurt, how much they can deflect his course when they raise their voices like they did over highly personal books like ‘Panama’ or ‘Bullet Park. “


” One of the illusions that we live by is that we can really know anybody else, and we’re often surprised by traits in people that we thought we knew very well. The struggle to overcome loneliness, which is sort of our universal burden, leads us to leap to conclusions about who other people are. “


” I like to write about the solitary things people do. Humans seem to function best when they’re alone. “


” I had a spell no more striking than other people of my job description. I did all the things you weren’t supposed to do. I had a motto: When in doubt, try it. I went out and committed experience. “



All 4 Thomas McGuane Quotes about People in picture


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One of the illusions that we live by is that we can really know anybody else, and we


I like to write about the solitary things people do. Humans seem to function best when they
I had a spell no more striking than other people of my job description. I did all the things you weren
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