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Edward Gorey

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I am a person before I am anything else. I never say I am a writer. I never say I am an artist...I am a person who does those things.

— Edward Gorey

#work #artists

Z is for Zillah who drank too much gin.

— Edward Gorey

#inspirational #macabre #inspirational

where was I? in remarking that me is the envelopes and not nearly so much so, the often foolish letters inside.

— Edward Gorey

#letter-art #letter-writing #letters #art

The Baron told her that only art meant anything.

— Edward Gorey


On the way home I absently minded (you know what I mean) went through a stop sign in Hyannis so of course there was a police car to apprehend me. A soft answer turnethed away wrath, fortunately.

— Edward Gorey

#kindness #speeding #home

Life is intrinsically, well, boring and dangerous at the same time. At any given moment the floor may open up. Of course, it almost never does; that's what makes it so boring.

— Edward Gorey

#any #boring #course #dangerous #does

To take my work seriously would be the height of folly.

— Edward Gorey

#height #seriously #take #work #would

I just kind of conjured them up out of my subconscious and put them in order of ascending peculiarity.

— Edward Gorey

#i #just #kind #order #out

About Edward Gorey

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) He was interviewed on Tribute To Edward Gorey an hour-long community Public-access television cable show produced by artist and friend Joyce Kenney. He spent 1944 to 1946 in the Army at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah and then attended Harvard University beginning in 1946 and graduating in the class of 1950 where he studied French and roomed with poet Frank O'Hara. Gorey attended a variety of local grade schools and then the Francis W.

John Gorey (February 22 1925 – April 15 2000) was an American writer and artist noted for his illustrated books.

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