Famous James Purdy Quotes

  • I have wrote my name in hell,- Brian McFee had said as he was dying on the sawdust of the floor in the Bent Ridge Tavern. – James Purdy

    I have wrote my name in hell,- Brian McFee had said as he was dying on the sawdust of the floor in the Bent Ridge Tavern.– James Purdy

  • She was a church open only for him, with services in full operation twenty-four hours a day. – James Purdy

    She was a church open only for him, with services in full operation twenty-four hours a day.– James Purdy

  • He’s America in action -” opposed to quality. – James Purdy

    He’s America in action -” opposed to quality.– James Purdy

  • And yet Curt’s a real writer too. His machinery is stuck, that’s all. – James Purdy

    And yet Curt’s a real writer too. His machinery is stuck, that’s all.– James Purdy

  • If the book’s bad enough, they’ll publish it, and if it’s bad bad enough, the daily reviewers will love it, and it’ll sell. – James Purdy

    If the book’s bad enough, they’ll publish it, and if it’s bad bad enough, the daily reviewers will love it, and it’ll sell.– James Purdy

  • There was the cruel kind of Eustace silence. – James Purdy

    There was the cruel kind of Eustace silence.– James Purdy

  • Nobody can cause another man evil unless the second party involved allows him to. – James Purdy

    Nobody can cause another man evil unless the second party involved allows him to.– James Purdy

  • Never deprecate another person’s sufferings even when imaginary. – James Purdy

    Never deprecate another person’s sufferings even when imaginary.– James Purdy

  • All you need do, Bernie,-she gulped her toast soaked in coffee, -œis present the truth as fiction. – James Purdy

    All you need do, Bernie,-she gulped her toast soaked in coffee, -œis present the truth as fiction.– James Purdy