” I believe implicitly that every young man in the world is fascinated with either sharks or dinosaurs. “


” Writing is sweat and drudgery most of the time. And you have to love it in order to endure the solitude and the discipline. “


” Almost any shark, three or four feet long, could kill a human being if it chose to do it. It could make you bleed to death. But they don’t. “


” In a deeply tribal sense, we love our monsters, and I think that is the key to it right there. It is monsters, it is learning about them: it is both thrill and safety. You can think of them without being desperately afraid because they are not going to come into your living room and eat you. That is ‘Jaws.’ “


” If you’re young and wild, you tend to believe your clippings. One day you’re Hemingway. The next day you’re nothing. “


” It’s hard to care deeply for something that might turn on you and eat you. “



All 6 Peter Benchley Quotes about You in picture


I believe implicitly that every young man in the world is fascinated with either sharks or dinosaurs.
Writing is sweat and drudgery most of the time. And you have to love it in order to endure the solitude and the discipline.


Almost any shark, three or four feet long, could kill a human being if it chose to do it. It could make you bleed to death. But they don
In a deeply tribal sense, we love our monsters, and I think that is the key to it right there. It is monsters, it is learning about them: it is both thrill and safety. You can think of them without being desperately afraid because they are not going to come into your living room and eat you. That is
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