Edward Hoagland

(1932 / New York City, New York)

Edward Hoagland Quotes

  • ''City people try to buy time as a rule, when they can, whereas country people are prepared to kill time, although both try to cherish in their mind's eye the notion of a better life ahead.''
    Edward Hoagland (b. 1932), U.S. novelist, essayist. repr. In Heart's Desire (1988). "The Ridge-Slope Fox and The Knife-Thrower," Harper's (New York, Jan. 1977).
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  • ''Country people do not behave as if they think life is short; they live on the principle that it is long, and savor variations of the kind best appreciated if most days are the same.''
    Edward Hoagland (b. 1932), U.S. novelist, essayist. repr. In Heart's Desire (1988). "The Ridge-Slope Fox and the Knife Thrower," Harper's (New York, Jan. 1977).

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