[I Was Smart Enough To Know That I Shouldn't Tell Anyone The Reason I Needed That Icy Air. No Need To Spill The Secret That I Was The Genius Of All Geniuses, The Leonardo Da Vinci Of The 1980s. That Would Just Inspire Envy And Skepticism. So I'd Just Stare At The Closed Window And Stew. If Ten Minutes Went By Without My Lungs Getting Fresh Air, I Panicked. I Needed To Make Sure The Monoxide Hadn't Eaten My Cranium.]

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Quotes About Life Knocks You Down

"Youve seed how things goes in the world o men. Youve knowed men to be low-down and mean. Youve seed ol Death at his tricks...Ever man wants life to be a fine thing, and a easy. Tis fine, boy, powerful fine, but taint easy. Life knocks a man down and he gits up and it knocks him down agin. Ive been uneasy all my life...Ive wanted life to be easy for you. Easiern twas for me. A mans heart aches, seein his young uns face the world. Knowin they got to get their guts tore out, the way his was tore. I wanted to spare you, long as I could. I wanted you to frolic with your yearlin. I knowed the lonesomeness he eased for you. But ever mans lonesome. Whats he to do then? Whats he to do when he gits knocked down? Why, take it for his share and go on. —Penny Baxter" - Author: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Quotes About Moms And Flowers

"She was one of the few stay-at-home moms in Ramsey Hill and was famously averse to speaking well of herself or ill of anybody else. She said that she expected to be "beheaded" someday by one of the windows whose sash chains shed replaced. Her children were "probably" dying of trichinosis from pork shed undercooked. She wondered if her "addiction" to paint-stripper fumes might be related to her "never" reading books anymore. She confided that shed been "forbidden" to fertilize Walters flowers after what had happened "last time." - Author: Jonathan Franzen

Quotes About Iconic Love

"Are you loving having these great iconic stories back as much as I am? One Life is back in action and I love putting my Blair on again." - Author: Kassie DePaiva

Quotes About Beating A Dead Horse

"Its kind of beating a dead horse if youre talking about going out and saying wrestlings fake, or this or that. People dont want to hear that. They want to hear, they wanted to find an inside story." - Author: Owen Hart

Quotes About Rebecca

"My hips bristle with totems and talismans, proof that I am not simply a character in a fixed book or film. I am no single narrative. As neither Rebecca de Winter nor Jane Eyre, I am free to revise my story, to reinvent myself, my world, at any given moment. Advancing beside Archer, I am resplendent in my savage finery of seized power. In my service charge the collected blackguards of a dozen tyrants now dispatched to a lesser oblivion. My fingers, stained crimson with the blood of despots, are not the fingers which paged through the paper lives of helpless romantic heroines. No more am I a passive damsel who waits for circumstance to decide her fate; now have I become the scalawag, the swashbuckler, the Heathcliff of my dreams bent on rescuing myself. For now do I embody all the traits I had so hoped to find in Goran. Meaning: No longer am I limited." - Author: Chuck Palahniuk

Quotes About Taking Tests

"You see Ive been taking these tests to tell when Im ovulating and when Im mostfertile. And well...its now.""Oh, so you came up here for a fuck?"Emma cringed. "Do you always have to be so crude?"He chuckled. "Im sorry. Would you prefer I call it an afternoon delight?" he teased." - Author: Katie Ashley

Quotes About Semaphore

"I wonder how it turns out that we all lead such different lives. Take you and your sister, for example. Youre born to the same parents, you grow up in the same household, youre both girls. How do you end up with such wildly different personalities?...One puts on a bikini like little semaphore flags and lies by the pool looking sexy, and the other puts on her school bathing suit and swims her heart out like a dolphin..." - Author: Haruki Murakami

Quotes About Myself And Love

"But what I did was the kind of thing youd do and the kind of thing youve done: I felt bad for him and for myself and I went on with my week and then my summer and I started telling my story to whoever would listen. And my story was this: I survived camp. I survived my brother. I survived my own bad feelings. Love me for being so sad about it. Love me for knowing what I did. Love me for being in the lifeboat after everyone else went under. And my story made me feel better and it made me feel worse. And it worked." - Author: Jim Shepard

Quotes About Abdul

"Midnight was closing in, the one-legged woman was grievously burned, and the Mumbai police were coming for Abdul and his father." - Author: Katherine Boo

Quotes About Catelyn

"Knights die in battle," Catelyn reminded her. Brienne looked at her with those blue and beautiful eyes. "As ladies die in childbed. No one sings songs about them." - Author: George R.R. Martin