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Katherine Anne Porter

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The past is never where you think you left it.

— Katherine Anne Porter


Love must be learned and learned again; There is no end.

— Katherine Anne Porter

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...with the most infinite tenderness I have ever known in my life, he put his arms around me, gently, gently, and I embraced him around the neck, and we touched...

— Katherine Anne Porter


Death always leaves one singer to mourn.

— Katherine Anne Porter


Experience is what really happens to you in the long run; the truth that finally overtakes you.

— Katherine Anne Porter

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I have not much interest in anyone's personal history after the tenth year, not even my own. Whatever one was going to be was all prepared before that.

— Katherine Anne Porter

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I shall try to tell the truth, but the result will be fiction.

— Katherine Anne Porter

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It is such a relief to be told the truth.

— Katherine Anne Porter

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I was right not to be afraid of any thief but myself, who will end by leaving me nothing.

— Katherine Anne Porter

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Most people won't realize that writing is a craft. You have to take your apprenticeship in it like anything else.

— Katherine Anne Porter

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Henry was her father's second cousin. "Noon Wine" was made into an hour drama in early 1948 and two years later "Flowering Judas" and "Pale Horse Pale Rider" each were produced in half-hour dramas on an episode of the hour long program. She is known for her penetrating insight; her work deals with dark themes such as betrayal death and the origin of human evil.

Katherine Anne Porter (May 15 1890 – September 18 1980) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist essayist short story writer novelist and political activist. Her 1962 novel Ship of Fools was the best-selling novel in America that year but her short stories received much more critical acclaim. In 1990 Recorded Texas Historic Landmark number 2905 was placed in Brown County Texas to honor the life and career of Porter.

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