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“The points are not the point; the point is poetry.”
Allan Wolf
“Marriage without struggle is like an unfired clay pot.
It is easily made, but it will not stand the test of time.”
Allan Wolf, The Watch That Ends the Night
“Man's fatal flaw is misplaced optimism.”
Allan Wolf, The Watch That Ends the Night
“Points are not the point. The point is poetry.”
Allan Wolf
“Thank you. You're a kind person. It doesn't cost anything to be kind. People forget. Kindness doesn't cost a dime.”
Allan Wolf, Zane's Trace
“Life unravels as it's lived. It can't be woven back together.”
Allan Wolf, Zane's Trace
“Some folks is meant to make excuses. Some folks is meant to make history.”
Allan Wolf, The Watch That Ends the Night
“... my aim in writing The Watch That Ends the Night was not to present history. My aim was to present humanity. The people represented in this book lived and breathed and loved. They were as real as you or me. They could have been any one of us.”
Allan Wolf, The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic
“But most are fueled by hope.”
Allan Wolf, The Watch That Ends the Night
tags: hope
“You want coffees with your Happy Meals?

Yes, we want coffee with our Happy Meals. It makes them more happy.”
Allan Wolf, Zane's Trace
“Thank God (my wife) and I were both born poor
so the concept of fidelity was allowed to take root in us.”
Allan Wolf, The Watch That Ends the Night
“Ha. If given a choice of dodging a bullet or stepping in its way, I'll choose dodging when I can. Anyway, to face death, you only need a dram of courage. To face life you need a good deal more.”
Allan Wolf, Zane's Trace
“In vogue and cosmopolitan they clutch their Pomeranians and walk among the millionaires or watch from swayback steamer chairs”
Allan Wolf, The Watch That Ends the Night


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