Nadine Gordimer Quote

What a writer does is to try to make sense of life. I think that's what writing is, I think that's what painting is. It's seeking that thread of order and logic in the disorder, and the incredible waste and marvelous profligate character of life. What all artists are trying to do is to make sense of life.


Paris Review (Summer 1983)

Picture Quote 1

What a writer does is to try to make sense of life. I think that's what writing is, I think that's what painting is. It's seeking that thread of...

Picture Quote 2

What a writer does is to try to make sense of life. I think that's what writing is, I think that's what painting is. It's seeking that thread of...

Picture Quote 3

What a writer does is to try to make sense of life. I think that's what writing is, I think that's what painting is. It's seeking that thread of...

Picture Quote 4

What a writer does is to try to make sense of life. I think that's what writing is, I think that's what painting is. It's seeking that thread of...