Robert Stone was a prolific American author known for writing about life’s problems which reflected the miseries he faced during his childhood. He started off his career in the U.S Navy as a radioman and eventually served as a journalist. He was further hired by a local newspaper as an assistant editor but returned to New York to join the beatnik subculture and tried having a mystical experience through drugs. He debuted as a novelist with ‘A Hall of Mirrors’ which turned out to be a huge success and made him famous instantly. This encouraged him to publish various novels while working as a professor for several renowned institutions including Harvard University. During this period, he published his most appreciated novel titled ‘Dog Soldiers’. This book portrayed the life of a sailor falling into drugs and was acknowledged by TIME in its list of the 100 best novels. He is also remembered for publishing a collection of short-stories titled ‘Fun With Problems’. His significant contributions to the literary world have brought him a few awards including ‘William Faulkner Foundation Award’. Here is a collection of sayings and quotations which have been extracted from his writings, books, life, novels, lectures and thoughts. Go through the motivational and inspiring quotes and sayings by Robert Stone that will surely keep you going in the hour of tide.
But Moby-Dick is the explanation of America. It’s not just a novel. It is a book of prophecy. It is the book. It is the book of America.
He sat desiring the girl - a speed-hardened straw-colored junkie stewardess, a spoiled Augustana Lutheran, compounded of airport Muzak and beauty parlor school. Her eyes were fouled with smog and propane spray.
The mixtures of shells and light makes you confused and unhappy. One side employing the force of he other merging. You're one of those people who hears the sun come up.