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“It's a fruitless task, explaining yourself," he said. He was enjoying confessing the truth for once. "Either people get you, or they don't. In fact, even when they get you, it's always…a disappointment.”
Alethea Black, I Knew You'd Be Lovely
“This was all chemistry ever was: two people's silent selves invisibly aligning while their noisy selves carried on, oblivious.”
Alethea Black, I Knew You'd Be Lovely
“Where did everyone find the will to do all the work in the world? We're all allowed a kind of grace period, she decided, when we can coast along, before we really need to choose a life and summon the determination to live it. Her grace period had just run out.”
Alethea Black, I Knew You'd Be Lovely
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“Sometimes things simply didn't work out, Wasn't that just the way of the world? Sometimes you try and try until your heart might break, and still your shot at heaven slips away.”
Alethea Black, I Knew You'd Be Lovely
“Let's not forget, a lot of people have children for selfish reasons, Jessica said. In order to have someone to play with, or to take care of them when they're old. Or because they're bored and don't have anything to do...She wanted to adore her children in a way that she had never been adored.”
Alethea Black
“trying to reconcile, in words, a love of solitude with the desire for companionship.”
Alethea Black, I Knew You'd Be Lovely: Stories


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