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Martin Amis Sayings: Let me assure you that the humourless as a bunch don't just not know what's Let me assure you that the humourless as a bunch don't just not know what's funny, they don't know what's serious. They have no common sense, either, and shouldn't be trusted with anything.
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Martin Amis Sayings: Every day, the dispensing of existence ... Its face is fierce and distant and ancient. Every day, the dispensing of existence ... Its face is fierce and distant and ancient.
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Martin Amis Sayings: And now, at dusk, outside my window, the trees shake their heads like disco dancers And now, at dusk, outside my window, the trees shake their heads like disco dancers in the strobe lights of nightlife long ago.
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Martin Amis Sayings: Oh man sometimes I wake up feel like a cat runover.Are you familiar with the Oh man sometimes I wake up feel like a cat runover.
Are you familiar with the stoical aspects of hard drinking, of heavy drinking? Oh it's heavy. Oh it's hard. It isn't easy. Jesus, I never meant me any harm. All I wanted was a good time.
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Martin Amis Sayings: America is proud of what it does to its writers, the way it breaks and America is proud of what it does to its writers, the way it breaks and bedevils them, rendering them deluded or drunken or dead by their own hands. To overpower its tender spirits makes America feel tough. Careers are generally short.
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Martin Amis Sayings: What was Richard? He was a revenger, in what was probably intended to be a What was Richard? He was a revenger, in what was probably intended to be a comedy.
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Martin Amis Sayings: These days he smoked and drank largely to solace himself for what drinking and smoking These days he smoked and drank largely to solace himself for what drinking and smoking had done to him, so he drank and smoked a lot. He experimented, furthermore, with pretty well any other drug he could get his hands on,
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Martin Amis Sayings: When it comes to flying, I am a nervous passenger but a confident drinker and When it comes to flying, I am a nervous passenger but a confident drinker and Valium-swallower.
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Martin Amis Sayings: I would say that the writers I like and trust have at the base of I would say that the writers I like and trust have at the base of their prose something called the English sentence. An awful lot of modern writing seems to me to be a depressed use of language. Once, I called it "vow-of-poverty prose." No, give me the king in his countinghouse. Give me Updike.
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Martin Amis Sayings: While making love, we often talk about money. I like it. I like that dirty While making love, we often talk about money. I like it. I like that dirty talk
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Martin Amis Sayings: Robert Conquest once suggested that 'a curious little volume might be made of the poems Robert Conquest once suggested that 'a curious little volume might be made of the poems of Stalin, Castro, Mao and Ho Chi Minh, with illustrations by A. Hitler.
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Martin Amis Sayings: Now they were all moving to no effect-just moving, just switching things off and switching Now they were all moving to no effect-just moving, just switching things off and switching things on, just picking things up and putting things down and picking things up and stroking the cat and counting the mugs and fighting for air. It seemed that everything they did had already been done and done, and that everything they thought had already been thought and thought, and that this would never end. Excuse me said panic to each of them in turn. They had no mouth and they had to scream.
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Martin Amis Sayings: No-one is going to sit down and read Bleak House to the family any more, No-one is going to sit down and read Bleak House to the family any more, but they can all huddle up happily in front of Charles Bronson.
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Martin Amis Sayings: Blood and bodies and death and power. Blood and bodies and death and power.
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Martin Amis Sayings: Suicide is what everyone young thinks they'll do before they get old. But they hardly Suicide is what everyone young thinks they'll do before they get old. But they hardly ever get round to it. They just don't want to commit themselves in that way. When you're young and you look ahead, time ends in mist at twenty-five. 'Old won't happen to me', you say. But old does. Oh, old does. Old always gets you in the end.
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Martin Amis Sayings: When communism failed, it wasn't a good idea that had gone wrong, it was a When communism failed, it wasn't a good idea that had gone wrong, it was a bad idea that had been sustained with incredible determination in the face of all the commonsense arguments, and at the cost of 20 million lives at least, in Russia, to build the socialist Utopia.
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Martin Amis Sayings: You can't sort of write the novel as if you're taking dictation from heaven. You can't sort of write the novel as if you're taking dictation from heaven.
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Martin Amis Sayings: What would you rather?" yelled Sybil from the distant sandpit. "Know everything or know nothing?""Know What would you rather?" yelled Sybil from the distant sandpit. "Know everything or know nothing?"
"Know nothing," I yelled back. "Then you have the fun of finding everything out.
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Martin Amis Sayings: I love the working class, and everyone from it that I've met, and think they're I love the working class, and everyone from it that I've met, and think they're incredible witty, inventive - there's a lot of poetry there. A lot of rough stuff as well. What there is, too, is an awful lot of expressiveness and intelligence and originality down there. And a lot of thwarted intelligence.
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Martin Amis Sayings: The easier a thing is to write then the more the writer gets paid for The easier a thing is to write then the more the writer gets paid for writing it. (And vice versa: ask the poets at the bus stop.)
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Martin Amis Sayings: There are several accounts, written or deposed, by the guards, executioners and inhumers of the There are several accounts, written or deposed, by the guards, executioners and inhumers of the Romanovs. One of the inhumers said that he could 'die in peace because he had squeezed the Empress's
.'*
*Pipes's note reads: 'Deposition by P. V. Kukhtenko in Solokov Dossier I, dated September 8, 1918; omission in the original.
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Martin Amis Sayings: Oppression lays down blood-lust. It lays it down like a wine. Oppression lays down blood-lust. It lays it down like a wine.
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Martin Amis Sayings: Love is an abstract noun, something nebulous. And yet love turns out to be the Love is an abstract noun, something nebulous. And yet love turns out to be the only part of us that is solid, as the world turns upside down and the screen goes black.
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Martin Amis Sayings: I think novelists are in the education business, really, but they're not teaching you times I think novelists are in the education business, really, but they're not teaching you times tables, they are teaching you responsiveness and morality and to make nuanced judgments. And really to just make the planet look a bit richer when you go out into the street.
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Martin Amis Sayings: Perhaps there are other bits of my life that would take on content, take on Perhaps there are other bits of my life that would take on content, take on shadow, if only I read more and thought less about money.
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Martin Amis Sayings: I don't think I've ever been particularly scared of death - but scared of dying, I don't think I've ever been particularly scared of death - but scared of dying, the process. It doesn't seem to be a good way of doing it.
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Martin Amis Sayings: Never content just to be, America is also obliged to mean; America signifies, hence its Never content just to be, America is also obliged to mean; America signifies, hence its constant and riveting vulnerability to illusion.
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Martin Amis Sayings: So this was all you got:the zooty sideburns and masturbator's pallor of an old Ted So this was all you got:the zooty sideburns and masturbator's pallor of an old Ted in a black suit and the secular obsequies.
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Martin Amis Sayings: I've got two backs, me - and I'm glad! Tits can be ... mwa, I I've got two backs, me - and I'm glad! Tits can be ... mwa, I know, but they're always in the bloody road. Even in bed.
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Martin Amis Sayings: Love is blind; but it makes you see the blind man; teetering on the roadside Love is blind; but it makes you see the blind man; teetering on the roadside ...
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Martin Amis Sayings: The fact was that facts were losing their value. Stalin had broken the opposition. He The fact was that facts were losing their value. Stalin had broken the opposition. He was also far advanced toward his much stranger objective of breaking the truth. Or it may have been the other way about: actuality, under Stalin, was such that dread and disgust forbade you to accept it - or even to contemplate it.
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Martin Amis Sayings: When I talk about the pleasure principle, I don't say there is only one kind When I talk about the pleasure principle, I don't say there is only one kind of pleasure, there are many kinds of pleasure. Some pleasure is difficult. It should be for the reader as well as the writer. But it has to be pleasure.
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Martin Amis Sayings: Standing in the nordic nook of the kitchen, I can gaze down at the flimsy-limbed Standing in the nordic nook of the kitchen, I can gaze down at the flimsy-limbed joggers heading south towards the Park. It's nearly as bad as New York. Some of these gasping fatsos, these too-little-too-late artists, they look as though they're running up rising ground, climbing ground. My generation, we started all this. Before, everyone was presumably content to feel like death the whole time. Now they want to feel terrific for ever.
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Martin Amis Sayings: After many ponderous experiments the first crematorium was opened in December 1920 in Petrograd. It After many ponderous experiments the first crematorium was opened in December 1920 in Petrograd. It could manage barely 120 bodies a month, and, in February 1921, cremated itself when the wooden roof caught fire.
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Martin Amis Sayings: Rust is the failure of the work of man. The project, the venture, the experiment: Rust is the failure of the work of man. The project, the venture, the experiment: failed, given up on, and not cleaned up after.
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Martin Amis Sayings: Style is not neutral; it gives moral directions. Style is not neutral; it gives moral directions.
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Martin Amis Sayings: But before we face experience, that miserable enemy, let us have some more innocence, just But before we face experience, that miserable enemy, let us have some more innocence, just for a while.
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Martin Amis Sayings: I wouldn't have minded a rather more detailed conclusion (to Pride and Prejudice) - say, I wouldn't have minded a rather more detailed conclusion (to Pride and Prejudice) - say, a twenty-page sex scene featuring the two principals, with Mr. Darcy, furthermore, acquitting himself uncommonly well.
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Martin Amis Sayings: How astonishingly intimate the business of fiction is, more intimate than anything that issues from How astonishingly intimate the business of fiction is, more intimate than anything that issues from the psychiatrist's couch or even the lovers' bed. You see the soul, pinned and wriggling on the wall.
Martin Amis Sayings: It's hard to make progress with grief. It's hard to make progress with grief.
Martin Amis Sayings: Bullets cannot be recalled. They cannot be uninvented. But they can be taken out of Bullets cannot be recalled. They cannot be uninvented. But they can be taken out of the gun.
Martin Amis Sayings: Novelists tend to go off at 70, and I'm in a funk about it, I've Novelists tend to go off at 70, and I'm in a funk about it, I've got myself into a real paranoid funk about it, how the talent dies before the body.
Martin Amis Sayings: Most writers need a wound, either physical or spiritual. Most writers need a wound, either physical or spiritual.
Martin Amis Sayings: When I see a lot of young faces in the audience, it's just sort of When I see a lot of young faces in the audience, it's just sort of sinking in how important that is. Because you're old enough now to identify them very strongly as being young - whereas before, of course they were young, because you were young. Now it's not like that.
Martin Amis Sayings: Whether they soothe or snarl, cringe or strut, suicide notes do not seek to entertain. Whether they soothe or snarl, cringe or strut, suicide notes do not seek to entertain. I
Martin Amis Sayings: Fiction is the only way to redeem the formlessness of life Fiction is the only way to redeem the formlessness of life
Martin Amis Sayings: Because we are all poets or babies in the middle of the night, struggling with Because we are all poets or babies in the middle of the night, struggling with being.
Martin Amis Sayings: What saddened and incensed her was the abdication of power, so craven, the surrender so What saddened and incensed her was the abdication of power, so craven, the surrender so close to home. And power was what she was in for. Nicola had lived deliciously, but she was promiscuous on principle, as a sign of emancipation, of spiritual freedom, freedom from men. She was, she believed, without appetite, and prided herself on her passionless brilliance in bed. But then the subtle rearrangement, and the abject whisper ... and it poisoned everything, somehow.
Martin Amis Sayings: My theory is - we don't really go that far into other people, even when My theory is - we don't really go that far into other people, even when we think we do. We hardly ever go in and bring them out. We just stand at the jaws of the cave, and strike a match, and quickly as if anybody's there.
Martin Amis Sayings: It sounds schmaltzy to say, but fiction is much more to do with love than It sounds schmaltzy to say, but fiction is much more to do with love than people admit or acknowledge. The novelist has to not only love his characters - which you do, without even thinking about it, just as you love your children. But also to love the reader, and that's what I mean by the pleasure principle.
Martin Amis Sayings: If every inhabitant of a liberal democracy believes in liberal democracy, then it doesn't matter If every inhabitant of a liberal democracy believes in liberal democracy, then it doesn't matter what creed or colour they are.
Martin Amis Sayings: I am, incidentally, the only writer to have received the Somerset Maugham award twice - I am, incidentally, the only writer to have received the Somerset Maugham award twice - the first time for my first novel, the second time for my second first novel.
Martin Amis Sayings: The air itself was ebony, like the denial, the refutation, of the idea of light. The air itself was ebony, like the denial, the refutation, of the idea of light.
Martin Amis Sayings: And meanwhile time goes about its immemorial work of making everyone look and feel like And meanwhile time goes about its immemorial work of making everyone look and feel like shit.
Martin Amis Sayings: At its grandest, political correctness is an attempt to accelerate evolution. At its grandest, political correctness is an attempt to accelerate evolution.
Martin Amis Sayings: Nearly every night there were screenings in the private projection rooms in the Kremlin or Nearly every night there were screenings in the private projection rooms in the Kremlin or the various dachas. Khrushchev says that Stalin was particularly keen on Westerns: 'He used to curse them and give them proper ideological evaluation, but then immediately order new ones.
Martin Amis Sayings: The process of writing a novel is getting to know more about the novel until The process of writing a novel is getting to know more about the novel until you know everything about it. And it's been described as a kind of dreamlike state where you're letting the novel make its own shape, and you're putting into it the pleasure of creation, which is intoxicating.
Martin Amis Sayings: If you want to know the real meaning of pornography, it is the utter dissociation If you want to know the real meaning of pornography, it is the utter dissociation of love and sex, the banishment of love from the sexual arena.
Martin Amis Sayings: Why couldn't Rachel be a little more specific about the type of person she was? Why couldn't Rachel be a little more specific about the type of person she was? Goodness knew; if she were a hippie I'd talk to her about her drug experiences, the zodiac, tarot cards. If she were left-wing I'd look miserable, hate Greece, and eat baked beans straight from the tin. If she were the sporty type I'd play her at ... chess and backgammon and things.
Martin Amis Sayings: I attended a breakfast meeting with Fielding ... half way through ... the cork of I attended a breakfast meeting with Fielding ... half way through ... the cork of nausea abruptly popped in my throat. I only just made it to the adjacent can, which was large and acoustical; my imitation of an exploding hippopotamus came through the closed door in full quadraphonic. I got one or two funny glances on my return ..and if I were them, I'd enjoy the spectacle. It does my poor ticker good to see someone really totalled.
Martin Amis Sayings: Nuclear weapons could bring about the Book of Revelation in a matter of hours; they Nuclear weapons could bring about the Book of Revelation in a matter of hours; they could do it today. Of course, no dead will rise; nothing will be revealed (nothing meaning two things, the absence of everything and a thing called nothing). Events that we call "acts of God"
floods, earthquakes, eruptions
are flesh wounds compared to the human act of nuclear war: a million Hiroshimas. Like God, nuclear weapons are free creations of the human mind. Unlike God, nuclear weapons are real. And they are here.
Martin Amis Sayings: At the age of twenty, his artistic dreams frustrated, Hitler was a tramp: park benches, At the age of twenty, his artistic dreams frustrated, Hitler was a tramp: park benches, soup queues. Given just a little more talent, perhaps, he would have killed himself, not in the bunker, but in a cosy little studio in Klagenfurt.
Martin Amis Sayings: I peer through the spectral, polluted, nicotine-sodden windows of my sock at these old lollopers I peer through the spectral, polluted, nicotine-sodden windows of my sock at these old lollopers in their kiddie gear. Go home, I say. Go home, lie down, and eat lots of potatoes. I had three handjobs yesterday. None was easy. Sometimes you really have to buckle down to it, as you do with all forms of exercise. It's simply a question of willpower. Anyone who's got the balls to stand there and tell me that a handjob isn't exercise just doesn't know what he's talking about. I almost had a heart-attack during number three. I take all kinds of other exercise too. I walk up and down the stairs. I climb into cabs and restaurant booths. I hike to the Butcher's Arms and the London Apprentice. I cough a lot. I throw up pretty frequently, which really takes it out of you. I sneeze, and hit the tub and the can. I get in and out of bed, often several times a day.
Martin Amis Sayings: My literary career kicked off in 1956 when, as a resident of Swansea, South Wales, My literary career kicked off in 1956 when, as a resident of Swansea, South Wales, I published my first novel, 'Lucky Jim.'
Martin Amis Sayings: Money doesn't mind if we say it's evil, it goes from strength to strength. It's Money doesn't mind if we say it's evil, it goes from strength to strength. It's a fiction, an addiction, and a tacit conspiracy.
Martin Amis Sayings: It's interesting when you're doing signing sessions with other writers and you look at the It's interesting when you're doing signing sessions with other writers and you look at the queues at each table and you can see definite human types gathering there ... My queue is always full of, you know, wild-eyed sleazebags and people who stare at me very intensely, as if I have some particular message for them. As if I must know that they've been reading me, that this dyad or symbiosis of reader and writer has been so intense that I must somehow know about it.
Martin Amis Sayings: People who go to the Opera, they don't go to the toilet, not even at People who go to the Opera, they don't go to the toilet, not even at home.
Martin Amis Sayings: My belief is that everything that's written about you is actually secondary showbiz nonsense, and My belief is that everything that's written about you is actually secondary showbiz nonsense, and you shouldn't take any notice of it.
Martin Amis Sayings: Is that why the parents of dead children spend half the rest of their lives Is that why the parents of dead children spend half the rest of their lives in darkened rooms? Are they hoping the ghosts will return with all their original power? She
Martin Amis Sayings: It is quite an achievement. People of liberal sympathies, stupefied by relativism, have become the It is quite an achievement. People of liberal sympathies, stupefied by relativism, have become the apologists for a creedal wave that is racist, misogynist, homophobic, imperialist, and genocidal. To put it another way, they are up the arse of those that want them dead.
Martin Amis Sayings: Insects are what neurosis would sound like, if neurosis could make a noise with its Insects are what neurosis would sound like, if neurosis could make a noise with its nose.
Martin Amis Sayings: The champions of militant Islam are, of course, misogynists, woman-haters; they are also misologists haters The champions of militant Islam are, of course, misogynists, woman-haters; they are also misologists
haters of reason. Their armed doctrine is little more than a chaotic penal code underscored by impotent dreams of genocide. And, like all religions, it is a massive agglutination of stock response, of cliches, of inherited and unexamined formulations.
Martin Amis Sayings: The argument, now, is about whether Bolshevik Russia was 'better' than Nazi Germany. In the The argument, now, is about whether Bolshevik Russia was 'better' than Nazi Germany. In the days when the New Left dawned, the argument was about whether Bolshevik Russia was better than America.
Martin Amis Sayings: There in the night their bed had the towelly smell of marriage. There in the night their bed had the towelly smell of marriage.
Martin Amis Sayings: Jane was my wicked stepmother: she was generous, affectionate and resourceful; she salvaged my schooling Jane was my wicked stepmother: she was generous, affectionate and resourceful; she salvaged my schooling and I owe her an unknowable debt for that. One flaw: sometimes, early on, she would tell me things designed to make me think less of my mother, and I would wave her away, saying, 'Jane, this just backfires and makes me think less of you.'
Martin Amis Sayings: Whereas I would argue that style is morality: morality detailed, configured, intensified. It's not in Whereas I would argue that style is morality: morality detailed, configured, intensified. It's not in the mere narrative arrangement of good and bad that morality makes itself felt. It can be there in every sentence
Martin Amis Sayings: It was the tiredness of time lived, with its days and days. It was the It was the tiredness of time lived, with its days and days. It was the tiredness of gravity- gravity, which wants you down in the center of the earth.
Martin Amis Sayings: Dickens is a much misunderstood and mis-approached writer, in that he tends to be read, Dickens is a much misunderstood and mis-approached writer, in that he tends to be read, particularly in the twentieth century, as a social commentator - like the great Victorians, a realist in his way. But he isn't at all like that. His genre is actually more like a fairy tale - weird transformations, long voyages from which people come back altered, parental mysteries, semi-magical twists.
Martin Amis Sayings: The thing is that I am a member of that sad, ever-dwindling minority ... the The thing is that I am a member of that sad, ever-dwindling minority ... the child of an unbroken home. I have carried this albatross since the age of eleven, when I started at grammar school. Not a day would pass without somebody I knew turning out to be adopted or illegitimate, or to have mothers who were about to hare off with some bloke, or to have dead fathers and shabby stepfathers. What busy lives they led. How I envied their excuses for introspection, their ear-marked receptacles for every just antagonism and noble loyalty.
Martin Amis Sayings: And I still surfed on Manhattan static. And I still surfed on Manhattan static.
Martin Amis Sayings: It is straightforward - and never mind, for now, about plagues and famines: if God It is straightforward - and never mind, for now, about plagues and famines: if God existed, and if he cared for humankind, he would never have given us religion.
Martin Amis Sayings: The great writers can take us anywhere; but half the time they're taking us where The great writers can take us anywhere; but half the time they're taking us where we don't want to go.
Martin Amis Sayings: I think one shouldn't pussyfoot, and just say that you write the stuff that you I think one shouldn't pussyfoot, and just say that you write the stuff that you would like to read. So you write for yourself, no doubt about that. But I do have a sort of romantic idea of someone in their twenties, of a certain bent, and when they pick up a book by me, they think
as I have done on several occasions
'Ah, here is one for me. Here is a writer who I'll have to read all of, because they're speaking directly to me, and they're writing what I want to read.' And sometimes you're doing the signing queue and a reader comes past and you sign the book, and there's a little exchange of the eyes, where you think, 'Ah, that's one of them.' So there is that ideal reader. And it's someone who's discovering literature and homes in on you. I'm aware of such readers.
Martin Amis Sayings: My life looked good on paper - where, in fact, almost all of it was My life looked good on paper - where, in fact, almost all of it was being lived.
Martin Amis Sayings: You shun your spirit,' he murmured, 'every time you agree to sell your days to You shun your spirit,' he murmured, 'every time you agree to sell your days to the city, to measure out your life at the city's pace.
Martin Amis Sayings: I want to convey a mood, and what you are reading is a constituent of I want to convey a mood, and what you are reading is a constituent of how you feel. In biographies they should always tell us that, routinely, in the margin: what they were reading. What
Martin Amis Sayings: People are always talking on their phones, or looking at their phones, because they don't People are always talking on their phones, or looking at their phones, because they don't want to be alone with their thoughts.
Martin Amis Sayings: In the concordance of Nicola Six's kisses there were many subheads and subsections, many genres In the concordance of Nicola Six's kisses there were many subheads and subsections, many genres and phyla - chapter and verse, cross-references, multiple citations.
Martin Amis Sayings: Probably human cruelty is fixed and eternal. Only styles change. Probably human cruelty is fixed and eternal. Only styles change.
Martin Amis Sayings: I can imagine in a century or two that rule by women will be seen I can imagine in a century or two that rule by women will be seen as a better bet than rule by men. What's wrong with men is that they tend to look for the violent solution. Women don't.
Martin Amis Sayings: He didn't want to please his readers. He wanted to stretch them until they twanged. He didn't want to please his readers. He wanted to stretch them until they twanged.
Martin Amis Sayings: Oh Christ, the exhaustion of not knowing anything. It's so tiring and hard on the Oh Christ, the exhaustion of not knowing anything. It's so tiring and hard on the nerves. It really takes it out of you, not knowing anything. You're given comedy and miss all the jokes. Every hour you get weaker. Sometimes, as I sit alone in my flat in London and stare at the window, I think how dismal it is, how heavy, to watch the rain and not know why it falls.
Martin Amis Sayings: Tremendous interest in the superficial is very characteristic of cultures in decline. Tremendous interest in the superficial is very characteristic of cultures in decline.
Martin Amis Sayings: When things are going well, you do have the sense that what you're writing is When things are going well, you do have the sense that what you're writing is being fed to you in some way. Auden compared writing a poem to cleaning an old piece of slate until the letters appear. The only way you could reveal your god is perhaps under hypnosis. It's sacred and it's secret, even to the writer.
Martin Amis Sayings: We live in the age of mass loquacity.We are all writing it or at any We live in the age of mass loquacity.We are all writing it or at any rate talking it: the memoir, the apologia, the c.v., the cri de coeur.
Martin Amis Sayings: He could take one look at me- at the ashtray, the bottle, the four pots He could take one look at me- at the ashtray, the bottle, the four pots of coffee, my face, and my gut set like a stone on the white band of the towel- he could take one look at me and be pretty sure i ran on heavy fuel.
Martin Amis Sayings: Like most people, I feel ambiguous guilt for my inferiors, ambiguous envy for my superiors, Like most people, I feel ambiguous guilt for my inferiors, ambiguous envy for my superiors, and mandatory low-spirits about the system itself.
Martin Amis Sayings: To be clear: an ideology is a belief system with an inadequate basis in reality; To be clear: an ideology is a belief system with an inadequate basis in reality; a religion is a belief system with no basis in reality whatever.
Martin Amis Sayings: Watching an adaptation of your novel can be a violent experience: seeing your old jokes Watching an adaptation of your novel can be a violent experience: seeing your old jokes suddenly thrust at you can be alarming. But I started to enjoy 'Money' very quickly, and then I relaxed.
Martin Amis Sayings: Love seeketh only self to please, To bind another to its delight, Joys in another's Love seeketh only self to please, To bind another to its delight, Joys in another's loss of ease, And builds a Hell in Heaven's despite.