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Tom Wolfe

Read through the most famous quotes from Tom Wolfe

A cult is a religion with no political power.

— Tom Wolfe

#political #political power #power #religion

There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.

— Tom Wolfe

#appealing #beautiful #beautiful woman #cooking #dinner

One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.

— Tom Wolfe


(W)hat I write when I force myself is generally just as good as what I write when I'm feeling inspired. It's mainly a matter of forcing yourself to write.

— Tom Wolfe

#writing #inspirational

On Wall Street he and a few others - how many? three hundred, four hundred, five hundred? had become precisely that... Masters of the Universe.

— Tom Wolfe

#few #five #four #had #how

The surest cure for vanity is loneliness.

— Tom Wolfe

#loneliness #surest #vanity

There are some people who have the quality of richness and joy in them and they communicate it to everything they touch. It is first of all a physical quality; then it is a quality of the spirit.

— Tom Wolfe

#communicate #everything #first #first of all #joy

God, newspapers have been making up stories forever. This kind of trifling and fooling around is not a function of the New Journalism.

— Tom Wolfe

#been #fooling #forever #function #god

A liberal is a conservative who has been arrested.

— Tom Wolfe

#been #conservative #liberal #who

Frankly, these days, without a theory to go with it, I can't see a painting.

— Tom Wolfe

#frankly #go #i #painting #see

About Tom Wolfe

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Did you know about Tom Wolfe?

Wolfe abandoned baseball and instead followed the example of his professor Marshall Fishwick by enrolling in Yale University's American Studies doctoral program. Among his models was William Makepeace Thackeray's Vanity Fair which described the society of 19th century England. The Post's city editor was "amazed that Wolfe preferred cityside to Capitol Hill the beat every reporter wanted.

Beginning his career as a reporter he soon became one of the most culturally significant figures of the sixties after the publication of books such as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test a highly experimental account of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters and his collections of articles and essays Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers and The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby. Thomas Kennerly "Tom" Wolfe Jr. His first novel The Bonfire of the Vanities released in 1987 was met with critical acclaim and was a great commercial success.

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