18 Total Quotes

Herman Wouk Quotes

The only imaginative fiction being written today is income tax returns.
Herman Wouk
#American Novelist #Fiction

Income tax returns are the most imaginative fiction being written today.
Herman Wouk
#American Novelist #Fiction

We are in the black theater of nonexistence. In an eye blink the curtain is up, the stage ablaze, for the vast drama of ourselves.
Herman Wouk
#American Novelist #Theater

Some people think that all the equipment you need to discuss religion is a mouth
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#People

I felt there's a wealth in Jewish tradition, a great inheritance. I'd be a jerk not to take advantage of it.
Herman Wouk
#American Novelist #Wealth

I regard the writing of humor as a supreme artistic challenge.
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#American Novelist

Illusion is an anodyne, bred by the gap between wish and reality.
Herman Wouk
#American Novelist #Illusion

Discount my partiality, but my report is that so far The Winds of War is looking good.
Herman Wouk
#American Novelist

I learned about machinery, I learned how men behaved under pressure, and I learned about Americans.
Herman Wouk
#American Novelist

Judaism has always been a strong interest of mine. My two sons speak Hebrew and are familiar with the scriptures and with rabbinic literature. This is the way we live.
Herman Wouk
#American Novelist

Some people think that all the equipment you need to discuss religion is a mouth.
Herman Wouk
#American Novelist

The President has a quick and able mind, though not everybody gives him that, not by a long shot.
Herman Wouk
#American Novelist

Write a page a day. It will add up.
Herman Wouk
#American Novelist