American Author

Famous quotes containing the words author and/or american:

    The more gifted and talkative one’s characters are, the greater the chances of their resembling the author in tone or tint of mind.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)

    The ideal of the self-sufficient American family is a myth, dangerous because most families, especially affluent families, do in fact make use of a range of services to survive. Families needing one or another kind of help are not morally deficient; most families do need assistance at one time or another.
    Joseph Featherstone (20th century)