Flannery O’Connor’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Flannery O’Connor Quotes 

Flannery O’Connor, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best Flannery O’Connor quotes for you to enjoy. At Australia Unwrapped we believe every book has at least one quotable line, and our mission is to find them all. Here you will find Flannery O’Connor’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer Flannery O’Connor made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favourites: 

Popular Quotes

“I write to discover what I know.”
― Flannery O’Connor

 “Everywhere I go I’m asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don’t stifle enough of them. There’s many a best-seller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.”
― Flannery O’Connor

“Art never responds to the wish to make it democratic; it is not for everybody; it is only for those who are willing to undergo the effort needed to understand it.”
― Flannery O’Connor, Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose

 “Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days.”
― Flannery O’Connor, Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose

 “All human nature vigorously resists grace because grace changes us and the change is painful.”
― Flannery O’Connor, The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O’Connor

 “I don’t deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it.”
― Flannery O’Connor, The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O’Connor

“She looked at nice young men as if she could smell their stupidity.”
― Flannery O’Connor

 “I write because I don’t know what I think until I read what I say.”
― Flannery O’Connor

“The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.”
― Flannery O’Connor

“You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you odd.”
― Flannery O’Connor, Collected Works: Wise Blood / A Good Man is Hard to Find / The Violent Bear it Away / Everything that Rises Must Converge / Essays and Letters

10 Famous Quotes by Author Flannery O’Connor

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 Flannery O’Connor quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best Flannery O’Connor quote below and sharing our favourite authors so we can look them up, read some of their works and give you the best quotes we can find. We hope you enjoyed our top 10 quotes by Flannery O’Connor. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable Flannery O’Connor quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Flannery O’Connor Quote 

“Writing a novel is a terrible experience, during which the hair often falls out and the teeth decay. I’m always irritated by people who imply that writing fiction is an escape from reality. It is a plunge into reality and it’s very shocking to the system.”
― Flannery O’Connor, Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose

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