” At one level you’re condemned to the voice you have. But within those confines, you have a certain amount of freedom to range among your possible voices. “


” Everybody has a world, and that world is completely hidden until we begin to inquire. As soon as we do, that entire world opens to us and yields itself. And you see how full and complex it is. “


” I think you have an obligation to share what you know as a writer. “


” It doesn’t matter who you are, how many awards you’ve won, how popular you are, or how much critical acclaim you’ve had. “


” The real question is: How do you react? What do you do next? Evade responsibilities? Bury yourself in work? What do you do? All three of my novels take up that question, although none gives an answer. “



All 5 David Guterson Quotes about You in picture


At one level you
Everybody has a world, and that world is completely hidden until we begin to inquire. As soon as we do, that entire world opens to us and yields itself. And you see how full and complex it is.
I think you have an obligation to share what you know as a writer.
It doesn
The real question is: How do you react? What do you do next? Evade responsibilities? Bury yourself in work? What do you do? All three of my novels take up that question, although none gives an answer.

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