Quotes by Eudora Welty

Beware of a man with manners.
- Eudora Welty
All serious daring starts from within.
- Eudora Welty
A good snapshot stops a moment from running away.
- Eudora Welty
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Never think you've seen the last of anything.
- Eudora Welty
Writers and travelers are mesmerized alike by knowing of their destinations.
- Eudora Welty
A sheltered life can be a daring life as well. For all serious daring starts from within.
- Eudora Welty
The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy.
- Eudora Welty
I am a writer who came of a sheltered life. A sheltered life can be a daring life as well. For all serious daring starts from within.
- Eudora Welty
Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it.
- Eudora Welty
To imagine yourself inside another person... is what a storywriter does in every piece of work; it is his first step, and his last too, I suppose.
- Eudora Welty
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The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order the continuous thread of revelation.
- Eudora Welty
Writing a story or a novel is one way of discovering sequence in experience, of stumbling upon cause and effect in the happenings of a writer's own life.
- Eudora Welty
Greater than scene is situation. Greater than situation is implication. Greater than all of these is a single, entire human being, who will never be confined in any frame.
- Eudora Welty
It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming of themselves like grass.
- Eudora Welty
Writing fiction has developed in me an abiding respect for the unknown in a human lifetime and a sense of where to look for the threads, how to follow, how to connect, find in the thick of the tangle what clear line persists.
- Eudora Welty

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