Saul Bellow Quotes to Inspire us Today, August 3

Saul Bellow was an Canadian-American author who received the 1976 Nobel Prize in Literature and 1976 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. He was born on this day, June 10 in the year 1915 and passed away in 2005.

Here are some of his words of wisdom to motivate us.

Saul Bellow Quotes
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“Associate with the noblest people you can find; read the best books; live with the mighty; but learn to be happy alone.”

“Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps.”

“You can spend the entire second half of your life recovering from the mistakes of the first half.”

“Goodness is achieved not in a vacuum, but in the company of other men, attended by love.”

“When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.”

“Readiness to answer all questions is the infallible sign of stupidity.”

“Happiness can only be found if you can free yourself of all other distractions.”

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