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“We often need to lose sight of our priorities in order to see them.”
John Irving, Trying to Save Piggy Sneed
“We will often do anything to pretend that nothing is on our minds.”
John Irving, Trying to Save Piggy Sneed
“This is a writer’s lesson:
To learn that the sounds that we imagine can be the clearest, loudest sounds of all.”
John Irving, Trying to Save Piggy Sneed
“You cannot drive with your eyes in the rear-view mirror… But dignity is difficult to maintain. Stamina requires constant upkeep. Repetition is boring. And you pay for grace.”
John Irving, Trying to Save Piggy Sneed
“Just accept as a fact that everyone of any emotional importance to you is related to everyone else of any emotional importance to you; these relationships need not extend to blood, of course, but the people who change your life emotionally - all those people, from different places, from different times, spanning many wholly unrelated coincidences - are nonetheless 'related'. We associate people with each other for emotional not for factual reasons - people who've never met each other, who don't even know each other exists; people, even, who have forgotten us.”
John Irving, Trying to Save Piggy Sneed
“...not simple intolerance but the tolerance of intolerance, which allows the intolerance to persist.”
John Irving, Trying to Save Piggy Sneed
“The code of small towns is simple but encompassing: if many forms of craziness are allowed, many forms of cruelty are ignored. Piggy”
John Irving, Trying to Save Piggy Sneed

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