Jonathan Safran Foer Quotes
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Jonathan Safran Foer, and for his non-fiction work Eating Animals. His most recent novel, Here I Am, was published in 2016. He teaches creative writing at New York University.
“Why didn't I learn to treat everything like it was the last time. My greatest regret was how much I believed in the future.”
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“And nothing inspires as much shame as being a parent. Children confront us with our paradoxes and hypocrisies, and we are exposed. You need to find an answer for every why — Why do we do this? Why don't we do that? — and often there isn't a good one. So you say, simply, because. Or you tell a story that you know isn't true. And whether or not your face reddens, you blush. The shame of parenthood — which is a good shame — is that we want our children to be more whole than we are, to have satisfactory answers.”
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“If we were to one day encounter a form of life more powerful and intelligent than our own, and it regarded us as we regard fish, what would be our argument against being eaten?”
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