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“The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four people is suffering from a mental illness. Look at your 3 best friends. If they're ok, then it's you.”
Rita Mae Brown
“I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.”
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“Sorrow is how we learn to love. Your heart isn't breaking. It hurts because it's getting larger. The larger it gets, the more love it holds.”
Rita Mae Brown, Riding Shotgun
“About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won't like you at all.”
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“One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.”
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“Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.”
Rita Mae Brown, Alma Mater
“When I got [my] library card, that was when my life began.”
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“The only queer people are those who don't love anybody.”
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“If it weren't for the last minute, nothing would get done.”
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“Loving's pretty easy. It's letting someone love you that's hard.”
Rita Mae Brown, Riding Shotgun
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“Women need to feel loved and men need to feel needed.”
Rita Mae Brown, Riding Shotgun
“Lead me not into temptation; I can find the way myself.”
Rita Mae Brown
“Unfortunately, Susan didn't remember what Jane Fulton once said, 'Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”
Rita Mae Brown, Sudden Death
“When God made man she was practicing.”
Rita Mae Brown, Cat on the Scent
“I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it.”
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“Writers will happen in the best of families.”
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“Happiness is pretty simple: someone to love, something to do, something to look forward to.”
Rita Mae Brown, Hiss of Death
“A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it's better than no inspiration at all.”
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“If the world were a logical place, men would ride side-saddle. ”
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“He unzipped his pants and his brains fell out.”
Rita Mae Brown, Venus Envy
“Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts.”
Rita Mae Brown
“Don't hope more than you're willing to work.”
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“He tried to drown his troubles but they knew how to swim.”
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“Any woman whose I.Q. hovers above her body temperature must be a feminist.”
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“Language exerts hidden power, like the moon on the tides.”
Rita Mae Brown
“If you're afraid to die, you're afraid to live. You can't have one without the other.”
Rita Mae Brown
“Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.”
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“Every day you're alive and someone loves you is a miracle.”
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“It doesn't matter to me. We're still cousins in our own way. Blood's just something old people talk about to make you feel bad.”
Rita Mae Brown, Rubyfruit Jungle
“I mean, what do people talk about when they're married?" "Their kids, I guess." "Maybe that's all they have in common.”
Rita Mae Brown, Rubyfruit Jungle

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