Quote from Raymond Carver, The Art of Fiction No. 76 (Mona Simpson, Lewis Buzbee) (Summer 1983) (The Paris Review) interviewing Raymond Carver March 19, 2009 by Gabrielle It’s strange you never start out life with the intention of becoming bankrupt or an alcoholic or a cheat and a thief. Or a liar. Quote Information Who Said It?: Raymond CarverSource: Raymond Carver, The Art of Fiction No. 76 (The Paris Review)Source Type: Articles Categories Life Add new comment338 readsAdd your own Popular Culture - Quote post.