Robert Bloch Quotes (5 quotes)
As quoted in: Twentieth-Century Crime and Mystery Writers, 2nd ed. (1985)
“Youth is fair, a graceful stag,
Leaping, playing in a park.
Age is gray, a toothless hag,
Stumbling in the dark.”
―Isaac Leib Peretz
Sewing the Wedding Gown, 1906. Nine One-Act Plays from Yiddish. B. F. White, translated Boston, John W. Luce & Co., 1932, p. 127.
Chapter 1, The Overworld - Quotes and text from the Dying Earth novels
“As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?”
―Alexis de Tocqueville
Letter to Ernest de Chabrol, 9 June 1831 Tocqueville Reader, p. 41
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsRobert Bloch
Born: April 5, 1917
Died: September 23, 1994 (aged 77)
Occupation: Writer, novelist
Bio: Robert Albert Bloch was a prolific American writer, primarily of crime, horror and science fiction. He is best known as the writer of Psycho, the basis for the film of the same name by Alfred Hitchcock. He wrote that Despite my ghoulish reputation, I really have the heart of a small boy. I keep it in a jar on my desk,.