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John Williams's Profile

Brief about John Williams: By info that we know John Williams was born at 1932-02-08. And also John Williams is American Composer.

Some John Williams's quotes. Goto "John Williams's quotation" section for more.

So much of what we do is ephemeral and quickly forgotten, even by ourselves, so it's gratifying to have something you have done linger in people's memories.

Tags: Done, Memories, Ourselves

The Olympics are a wonderful metaphor for world cooperation, the kind of international competition that's wholesome and healthy, an interplay between countries that represents the best in all of us.

Tags: Best, Between, Wonderful

One is always enthralled, I think, when a young writer you're just beginning to read and comprehend dies.

Tags: Beginning, Read, Young

There is something unwholesome and destructive about the entire writing process.

Tags: Entire, Process, Writing

A writer starts out, I think, wanting to be a transfiguring agent, and ends up usually just making contact, contact with other human beings. This, unsurprisingly, is not enough.

Tags: Enough, Human, Making

It's become fashionable these days to say that the writer writes because he is not whole, he has a wound, he writes to heal it, but who cares if the writer is not whole; of course the writer is not whole, or even particularly well.

Tags: Become, Days, Whole

Many writers today are wanderers. There is not only an unhousedness in language - how to convey, to say nothing of converge - but an unhousedness of place.

Tags: Language, Place, Today

Writers are like eremites or anchorites - natural-born eremites or anchorites - who seem puzzled as to why they went up the pole or into the cave in the first place.

Tags: Place, Seem, Why