John Crowley Quotes


Realistic novels simply pretend that the rules of their invented worlds are identical to the rules of actual life but that's a ruse.

Men tend to try to struggle to be more rational and reduce things to simplicity more and are more impatient with ambiguity than women are.

The universe is Time's body.

The further in you go the bigger it gets.

The bottom line is it's a great script and that's very inspiring and makes you want to overcome whatever technical difficulties you come up against.

I had very clever producers who scheduled it brilliantly but scheduling it was a nightmare.

God he thought her eyes are so bright flashing deep full of promise all those things eyes are in books but never are in life and she was his.

...only think a moment that we are here now and that that was then and it has come to this and how odd odd odd it is!

Stories last longer: but only by becoming only stories.

Divorced?''Separated.'He tested his thumb against the pricks of the rose. 'Women. They say you got all the freedom. Then you give them their freedom and they don't want it.' (Novelty)

The things that make us happy make us wise.

It occurred to him that seeing a woman's child is like seeing a woman naked in the way it changes how her face looks to you how her face becomes less the whole story.

But I'm very happy to work within tight parameters and when you know you have an actor for two days and you have to get that work done in two days that focuses the mind wonderfully.