[Because I Write Fiction, I Don't Write Autobiography, And To Me They Are Very Different Things. The First-person Narrative Is A Very Intimate Thing, But You Are Not Addressing Other People As 'I' - You Are Inhabiting That 'I.']

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"Youve been dating him since you were a freshman, Jason said. Nobody else ever gets a chance.Right, cause so many guys are lining up at my door.Im trying to, he said."

Barbara Samuel Quotes

"She wanted him. Not in the sweet way of poetry, though there was that music in the symmetry of his body, in the careful meshing of bone and sinew and flesh that made him.Her want was raw. Physical. She felt it in the palms of her hands and the flesh of her lips and the heaviness of her breasts.In her life, shed been hungry, and thirsty. Shed needed sleep. She had never, in her life, needed to touch a man."

Roberta Smith Quotes

"Performas founder and prime mover, Roselee Goldberg, has great instincts for which artists might collaborate well together."

Robert Henri Quotes

"Beauty is no material thing. Beauty cannot be copied. Beauty is the sensation of pleasure on the mind of the seer. No thing is beautiful. But all things await the sensitive and imaginative mind that may be aroused to pleasurable emotion at sight of them. This is beauty."

Glenn Close Quotes

"Celebrity is death - celebrity - thats the worst thing that can happen to an actor."

Felix Dennis Quotes

"I hear poets complaining: We face what our forebears did not face. We face TV. We face radio. We face this and that."

Thomas M Disch Quotes

"Much that is terrible we do not know. Much that is beautiful we shall still discover. Lets sail till we come to the edge."

Shelley Long Quotes

"Im a real go, go person... Id make myself crazy by pushing too hard. Its important to pull pack the reins a little bit and get in touch with whats inside."

M Kathleen Casey Quotes

"Anger may be kindled in the noblest breasts: but in these slow droppings of an unforgiving temper never takes the shape of consistency of enduring hatred."

Eusebio Ruvalcaba Quotes

"Los libros cautivan porque le ahorran al lector el problema de vivir. Los libros se declaran por nosotros, recorren la noche por nosotros. Entran donde el lector no se atrevería a entrar, espían donde el lector cerraría los ojos. Sufren lo que el lector sería incapaz —porque la lectura lo ha embotado— de sufrir. Aunque seguramente ese lector, al momento de morir, morirá menos que quien ha sufrido en carne propia."

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Quotes About Brooke

"I pulled out too late with her," he said simply.Vaughn nearly dropped his glass. "Oh, fuck. Brookes pregnant?""Whoa, there. No. Nobodys pregnant. I meant that I pulled out of the relationship too late." - Author: Julie James

Quotes About Falo

"How he died hadnt been funny, Newt thought. "Its all right, though," Augustus said. "Its mostly bones were riding over anyway. Why, think of all the buffalo that have died on these plains. Buffalo and other critters too. And the Indians have been here forever; their bones are down there in the earth. Im told that over in the Old Country you cant dig six feet without uncovering skulls and leg bones and such. People have been living there since the beginning, and their bones have kinda filled up the ground. Its interesting to think about, all the bones in the ground. But its just fellow creatures, its nothing to shy from." - Author: Larry McMurtry

Quotes About Baby Stretch Marks

"We have babies because we want them to love us, to make us important, but the only make us tired and fat and stinking of spit up because theyre babies, not saviors. Their fathers leave us, sick of crap and sour milk, sweatpants and tears. But the babies still need all of us, only there isnt anything left to give because we based our worth on the lowlifes who knocked us up and around. So our babies end up screwed up and screwed with because not were single again, too, so were bringing home guys who secretly like pink satin baby skin more than our silvery stretch marks. We dont see what we should see because having anyone is till supposedly better than being alone." - Author: Laura Wiess

Quotes About Devastation

"She reached for his wrist, clutched it. "How do I look?""Hurt. Pained. Destroyed.""If I could look into your eyes, what would I see in them, Iain?""Devastation. Shame for what I was. Hatred for the vanity and arrogance of my youth. A love for you that has never, ever died, but has only grown and matured, and become all-consuming. Tears," he said, and pressed his face to hers so she could "see" them. "Because I know it is truly over now that the truth is out, and I dont know how Im going to live without you. Forgive me," he whispered, then stole a kiss from her lips. "Forgive me, and the boy I was, and the man I turned out to be." - Author: Charlotte Featherstone

Quotes About Co Worker Friends

"Dessies friends were good and loyal but they were human, and humans love to feel good and they hate to feel bad." - Author: John Steinbeck

Quotes About Verve

"Emblematic of this era was the prolific Viennese surgeon Theodor Billroth. Born in 1821, Billroth studied music and surgery with almost equal verve. (The professions still often go hand in hand. Both push manual skill to its limit; both mature with practice and age; both depend on immediacy, precision, and opposable thumbs.)" - Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee

Quotes About His Beautiful Eyes

"Nine out of ten humans killed? And youre not bothered." A look of mysterious thoughtfulness crossed his face. "A virus can be useful to a species by thinning it out," he said. A scream cut the air. It sounded nonhuman. He took his eyes off the water and looked around. "Hear that pheasant? Thats what I like about the Bighorn River," he said. "Do you find viruses beautiful?" "Oh, yeah," he said softly. "Isnt it true that if you stare into the eyes of a cobra, the fear has another side to it? The fear is lessened as you begin to see the essence of the beauty. Looking at Ebola under an electron microscope is like looking at a gorgeously wrought ice castle. The thing is so cold. So totally pure." He laid a perfect cast on the water, and eddies took the fly down. (92)" - Author: Richard Preston

Quotes About Mindest

"Wenn du mit einem Schweden um die Wette saufen willst, solltest du zumindest Finne oder Russe sein.(S. 148)" - Author: Jonas Jonasson

Quotes About God As Shepherd

"Make careful choice of the books which you read: let the holy Scriptures ever have the preeminence. Let Scripture be first and most in your hearts and hands and other books be used as subservient to it. While reading ask yourself: 1. Could I spend this time no better? 2. Are there better books that would edify me more? 3. Are the lovers of such a book as this the greatest lovers of the Book of God and of a holy life? 4. Does this book increase my love to the Word of God, kill my sin, and prepare me for the life to come? "The words of the wise are like goads, their collected sayings like firmly embedded nails—given by one Shepherd. Be warned, my son, of anything in addition to them. Of making many books there is no end, and much study wearies the body." Ecclesiastes 12:11-12" - Author: Richard Baxter

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"Marriage isnt a love affair. It isnt even a honeymoon. Its a job. A long hard job, at which both partners have to work, harder than theyve worked at anything in their lives before. If its a good marriage, it changes, it evolves, but it does on getting better. Ive seen it with my own mother and father. But a bad marriage can dissolve in a welter of resentment and acrimony. Ive seen that, too, in my own miserable and disastrous attempt at making another person happy. And its never one persons fault. Its the sum total of a thousand little irritations, disagreements, idiotic details that in a sound alliance would simply be disregarded, or forgotten in the healing act of making love. Divorce isnt a cure, its a surgical operation, even if there are no children to consider." - Author: Rosamunde Pilcher