Ann Petry Quotes


All life goes in a circle around and around you started at one place and then came right back to it again.

If I were a maker of perfumes I would make one and call it 'Spring ' and it would smell like this cool sweet early-morning air.

A man hasn't got a corner on virtue just because his shoes are shined.

Folks differs dearie. They differs a lot. Some can stand things that others can't. There's never no way of knowin' how much they can stand.

all truly great art is propaganda ...

Sometimes I look at my own movies

Everything you ever had everything you ever lost. It's all there in the trumpet--pain and hate and trouble and peace and quiet and love.