Paul Theroux Quotes
Most popular Paul Theroux Quotes
My greatest inspiration ... is memory.
Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.
Fiction gives us a second chance that life denies us.
Television needs excitement, it needs an angle, it needs a "sound bite."
The Peace Corps is a sort of Howard Johnson's on the main drag into maturity.
Tourists don't know where they've been, travellers don't know where they're going.
The Japanese have perfected good manners and made them indistinguishable from rudeness.
All writers look for a way out of writing. But writing is like serving a jail sentence—you're not free until you've you're your time on the rock-heap.
Death is an endless night so awful to contemplate that it can make us love life and value it with such passion that it may be the ultimate cause of all joy and all art.