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Walter Mosley

Read through the most famous quotes from Walter Mosley

A peasant that reads is a prince in waiting.

— Walter Mosley


The job of the writer is to take a close and uncomfortable look at the world they inhabit, the world we all inhabit, and the job of the novel is to make the corpse stink.

— Walter Mosley


If you want to be a writer, you have to write every day... You don't go to a well once but daily. You don't skip a child's breakfast or forget to wake up in the morning...

— Walter Mosley

#writing #inspirational

The first thing you have to know about writing is that it is something you must do everyday. There are two reasons for this rule: Getting the work done and connecting with your unconscious mind.

— Walter Mosley

#writing #inspirational

We are not trapped or locked up in these bones. No, no. We are free to change. And love changes us. And if we can love one another, we can break open the sky.

— Walter Mosley

#growth #love #change

The life most of us live are lives we are forced to live by immediate needs, influences, and pressures.

— Walter Mosley


We born dyin'...But you ask a man an' he talk like he gonna live forevah.

— Walter Mosley

#living #death

I've always loved science fiction. I think the smartest writers are science fiction writers dealing with major things.” – Associated Press interview, 12-7-11

— Walter Mosley

#science-fiction #smarts #writing #love

It was a regular family scene. All we had to do was clean up a few murders and a matter of international dope smuggling, then we could move next door to Donna Reed.

— Walter Mosley


But at night we began dreaming of Man's perfect world without humanity (57)

— Walter Mosley


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Did you know about Walter Mosley?

Fine David ed. His parents tried to marry in 1951 but though the union was legal in California where they were living no one would give them a marriage license. He went through a "long-haired hippie" phase drifting around Santa Cruz and Europe.

Walter Ellis Mosley (born January 12 1952) is an American novelist most widely recognized for his crime fiction. He has written a series of best-selling historical mysteries featuring the hard-boiled detective Easy Rawlins a black private investigator and World War II veteran living in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles; they are perhaps his most popular works.

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