Quotations by S. E. Hinton
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Born: Thursday, July 22, 1948
Anything you read can influence your work, so I try to read good stuff.
(Keywords: Work, Influence)
I go straight from thinking about my narrator to being him.
(Keywords: Being, Thinking)
I grew up here and my friends are here. There's nothing wrong with here.
(Keywords: Friends, Nothing, Wrong)
I have no idea why I write. The old standards are: I like to express my feelings, stretch my imagination, earn money.
(Keywords: Money, Imagination, Feelings, Idea, Old)
I like having a private name and a public name. It helps keep things straight.
(Keywords: Name, Public)
I was a tomboy and most of my close friends were male.
Movies can't ruin books. They can only ruin movies.
(Keywords: Movies, Books, Ruin)
My characters are fictional. I get ideas from real people, sometimes, but my characters always exist only in my head.
(Keywords: People, Ideas)
Sometimes, I feel like I spent the first part of my life wishing to be a teen-age boy, and the second part condemned to being one.
(Keywords: Life, Teen, Being, First, Wishing)
When I see a movie with someone it's kind of uncomfortable.
When I stepped out into the bright sunlight from the darkness of the movie house, I had only two things on my mind: Paul Newman and a ride home.
(Keywords: Home, Darkness)