John Updike was an eminent art critic, short story writer, novelist, literary critic and poet. He won the ‘Pulitzer Prize’ more than once and is one of the three writers to have achieved this feat - the other two being, ‘William Faulkner’ and ‘Booth Tarkington’. During his career he published more than a dozen short stories, children’s books, poetry, art and literary criticism and approximately twenty novels. Starting 1954, his stories, viewpoints, thoughts, reviews and poems appeared in ‘The New Yorker’. The most sought-after work by John Updike is his ‘Rabbit’ series that showcases the life of Harry “Rabbit” Angstrom over several decades starting from young to death. Following is a compilation of quotes and sayings by the prolific writer which have been excerpted from his writings, books, thoughts, poems, articles, short stories, work and life. Presenting quotable quotes and thoughts by John Updike on rain, nature, freedom, power, barefoot, mask, celebrity, conspiracy, hobbies, age, wisdom, relax, sports, creativity, poetry, writing, faith, purpose, victory etc.