John Gardner Quotes
Most popular John Gardner Quotes
Man is a stubborn seeker of meaning.
Write as if you were a movie camera. Get exactly what is there.
Along with the peasant in the novelist, there must be a man with a whip.
For a true novel there is generally no substitute for slow, slow baking.
Good fiction sets off...a vivid and continuous dream in the reader's mind.
The hero sees values beyond what's possible. That's the nature of a hero. It kills him, of course, ultimately. But it makes the whole struggle of humanity worthwhile.