Maurice Sendak quotes

08 May

The usual Tuesday/Wednesday quotes are going to be different today.  I’ll have some of the more usual quotes tomorrow, but today, I felt it appropriate to divulge some things said by author and illustrator Maurice Sendak, who passed away yesterday at the age of 83.

I cry a lot because I miss people. They die and I can’t stop them. They leave me and I love them more.  ~

How do you write for children? I really have never figured that out. So I decided to just ignore it.  ~in an interview with The Atlantic

I refuse to lie to children. I refuse to cater to the bullshit of innocence.  ~in an interview last year with The Guardian

Live your Life. Live your Life. Live your Life.  ~his most recent NPR Fresh Air appearance last year

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Posted by on May 8, 2012 in Life, randomness


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