One truth is the swing of the sentence, the beat and poise, but down deeper it's the integrity of the writer as he matches with the language.

Don DeLillo

Don DeLillo

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: American

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I slept for four years. I didn't study much of anything. I majored in something called communication arts.

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

America was and is the immigrant's dream.

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

True terror is a language and a vision. There is a deep narrative structure to terrorist acts, and they infiltrate and alter consciousness in ways that writers used to aspire to.

People who are in power make their arrangements in secret, largely as a way of maintaining and furthering that power.

I watch movies occasionally, and I watch documentaries. Virtually nothing else.

American writers ought to stand and live in the margins, and be more dangerous.

Never underestimate the power of the State to act out its own massive fantasies.

The writer is the person who stands outside society, independent of affiliation and independent of influence.

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

When you try to unravel something you've written, you belittle it in a way. It was created as a mystery.

I felt Joyce was an influence on my fiction, but in a very general way, as a kind of inspiration and a model for the beauty of language.

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.