Katherine Anne Porter was an American journalist, essayist, writer and novelist who went on to receive the highly esteemed Pulitzer Prize for her work ‘The Collected Stories’. She specialized in highlighting dark themes such as the origin of human evil, betrayal and death in her work. Porter’s thoughts were reflected in her notable works which include Ship of Fools, The Days Before, The Collected Essays and Occasional Writings of Katherine Anne Porter and several posthumous works. Apart from the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, she went on to receive National Book Award, Gold Medal Award for Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and three nominations for Nobel Prize in Literature. As a tribute to honor her career and life, Recorded Texas Historic Landmark number 2905 was erected in Brown County. Porter's writing was always rooted in realism and passion. We have collected some forthright quotes by Katherine Anne Porter, who never shied away from speaking her mind. Let us browse through some of the most popular quotes from this legendary novelist.