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Don DeLillo Quotes

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

"May the days be aimless. Do not advance action according to a plan."

"The figure of the gunman in the window was inextricable from the victim and his history. This sustained Oswald in his cell. It gave him what he needed to live. The more time he spent in a cell, the stronger he would get. Everybody knew who he was now."

"Hardship makes the world obscure."

"If I were a writer, how I would enjoy being told the novel is dead. How liberating to work in the margins, outside a central perception. You are the ghoul of literature. Lovely."

"Men with secrets tend to be drawn to each other, not because they want to share what they know but because they need the company of the like-minded, the fellow afflicted."

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