American Author

Famous quotes containing the words author and/or american:

    The author himself is the best judge of his own performance; none has so deeply meditated on the subject; none is so sincerely interested in the event.
    Edward Gibbon (1737–1794)

    I think that Richard Nixon will go down in history as a true folk hero, who struck a vital blow to the whole diseased concept of the revered image and gave the American virtue of irreverence and skepticism back to the people.
    William Burroughs (b. 1914)