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“ A man spends his whole life trying to prove his worth to others. A woman spends her life trying to prove her worth to herself.”
Tawni O'Dell, Sister Mine
“She hated her job the same way I hated my jobs because she knew she was worth more, but she also hated herself so there wasn't much point in trying to do better.”
Tawni O'Dell, Back Roads
“I wanted to end it now, like a bad TV show turned off in the middle.”
Tawni O'Dell, Back Roads
“They were like English teachers who took the fun out of a perfectly good book by breaking it down into themes and sentence structures”
Tawni O'Dell, Back Roads
“I don't like phones. You can't be sure people are paying attention to you when you're talking to them.”
Tawni O'Dell, Back Roads
“I've decided that the worst part of loneliness isn't being alone. It's being forgotten.”
Tawni O'Dell, Fragile Beasts
“I’ve never had any desire to be loved. I prefer being feared. It gets the same results but without any hugging.”
Tawni O'Dell, One of Us
“Capitalism is based on the concept that in order for someone to succeed, someone else has to suffer.”
Tawni O'Dell, Fragile Beasts
“I let my soul be corrupted that day, although it would be years later before I accepted what I had done. I forgot who I was and what I should do and only thought about what I wanted and what I could do.”
Tawni O'Dell, Coal Run
“I told her once I wasn't good at anything. She ran her thumb over my lips raw from kissing her and said survival was a talent.”
Tawni O'Dell, Back Roads
“Why would she want to come back here and live?' I wondered. 'Doesn't seem like she'd want to.'
'Why do you say that?'
'She seems different, that's all.'
'I don't know,' Bud said. 'You might be confusing different with dissatisfied.”
Tawni O'Dell, Back Roads
“Maybe over time I'll forget the feel and smell and sound of him, the same way I am starting to forget Mom, but I'll never be able to forget that he should've been here.”
Tawni O'Dell, Fragile Beasts
“You and I have never shared a bank account or a child or a bed. But you are my wife.”
Tawni O'Dell
“He doesn't comment on any of the music I play: Sonny Rollins followed by AC/DC followed by the Broadway score from My Fair Lady.”
Tawni O'Dell, Sister Mine
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