I embarked on my life - I didn't do anything. I don't have an explanation.

Don DeLillo

Don DeLillo

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: American

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Hardship makes the world obscure.

The modern meaning of life's end-when does it end? How does it end? How should it end? What is the value of life? How do we measure it?

A Catholic is raised with the idea that he will die any minute now and if he doesn't live his life in a certain way, this death is an introduction to an eternity of pain.

For me, writing is a concentrated form of thinking.

The language of my books has shaped me as a man.

If I were a writer, how I would enjoy being told the novel is dead. How liberating to work in the margins, outside a central perception. You are the ghoul of literature. Lovely.

Silence, exile, cunning and so on... it's my nature to keep quiet about most things. Even the ideas in my work.

There's always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down.

I saw a photograph of a wedding conducted by Reverend Moon of the Unification Church. I wanted to understand this event, and the only way to understand it was to write about it.

Rushdie is a hostage.

There's a connection between the advances that are made in technology and the sense of primitive fear people develop in response to it.

Californians invented the concept of life-style. This alone warrants their doom.

There's a moral force in a sentence when it comes out right. It speaks the writer's will to live.

Writers in repressive societies are considered dangerous. That's why so many of them are in jail.