Boxing is a celebration of the lost religion of masculinity all the more trenchant for its being lost.
Quote by Joyce Carol Oates
Joyce Carol Oates Quotes
Nothing is accidental in the universe - this is one of my Laws of Physics...
We are linked by blood, and blood is memory without language.
Homo sapiens are the species that invents symbols in which to invest passion and authority,...
The great menace to the life of an industry is industrial self-complacency.
Night comes to the desert all at once, as if someone turned off the light.
If food is poetry, is not poetry also food?
Study until twenty five, investigate until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would...
One man's insanity is another man's genius; someday the world will recognize the genius in...
Love commingled with hate is more powerful than love. Or hate.
Where we come from in America no longer signifies. It's where we go, and what...
The television screen, so unlike the movie screen, sharply reduced human beings, revealed them as...
Homo sapiens is the species that invents symbols in which to invest passion and authority,...
The third man in the ring makes boxing possible.
The worst cynicism: a belief in luck.
Boxing has become America's tragic theater.
When poets write about food it is usually celebratory. Food as the thing-in-itself, but also...
When people say there is too much violence in my books, what they are saying...
To be knocked out doesn't mean what it seems. A boxer does not have to...
Our enemy is by tradition our savior, in preventing us from superficiality.
In love there are two things - bodies and words.