Quotations by Alberto Moravia
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Born: Thursday, November 28, 1907
Died: Wednesday, September 26, 1990 (82 years old)
Good writers are monotonous, like good composers. They keep trying to perfect the one problem they were born to understand.
(Keywords: Composers, Trying, Writers)
In life there are no problems, that is, objective and external choices; there is only the life which we do not resolve as a problem but which we live as an experience, whatever the final result may be.
(Keywords: Life, Experience, Choices, May, Problems, Result)
Our ideals, laws and customs should be based on the proposition that each generation in turn becomes the custodian rather than the absolute owner of our resources - and each generation has the obligation to pass this inheritance on in the future.
(Keywords: Future, Ideals, Inheritance, Laws, Obligation)
When I sit at my table to write, I never know what it's going to be until I'm under way. I trust in inspiration, which sometimes comes and sometimes doesn't. But I don't sit back waiting for it. I work every day.
(Keywords: Trust, Work, Inspiration, Day, Waiting)