Study Guide

Flannery O'Connor Quotes

When in Rome, do as you done in Milledgeville. (source)

Everywhere I go, I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. I think they don't stifle enough of them. The kind of writing that can be taught is the kind that you then have to teach people not to read. (source)

The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it. (source)

There won't be any biographies of me because, for only one reason, lives spent between the house and the chicken yard do not make exciting copy. (source)

I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it. (source)