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  • #1
    Criss Jami
    “When a man is penalized for honesty he learns to lie.”
    Criss Jami, Salomé: In Every Inch In Every Mile

  • #2
    Criss Jami
    “When good people consider you the bad guy, you develop a heart to help the bad ones. You actually understand them.”
    Criss Jami, Killosophy

  • #3
    Ayn Rand
    “Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.”
    Ayn Rand

  • #4
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    “Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.”
    F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

  • #5
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    “Whenever you feel like criticizing any one...just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.”
    F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • #6
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    “First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.”
    F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • #7
    Jennifer Weiner
    “Admitting you had a problem was the first step - everyone knew that - but admitting you had a problem also left you open to the possibility that maybe you couldn't fix it”
    Jennifer Weiner, All Fall Down

  • #8
    Gillian Flynn
    “There was nothing I wanted to do more than be unconscious again, wrapped in black, gone away. I was raw. I felt swollen with potential tears, like a water balloon filled to burst. Begging for a pin prick.”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #9
    Gillian Flynn
    “They always call depression the blues, but I would have been happy to waken to a periwinkle outlook. Depression to me is urine yellow, washed out, exhausted miles of weak piss.”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #10
    Gillian Flynn
    “I've always been partial to the image of liquor as lubrication, a layer of protection from all the sharp thoughts in your head.”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #11
    Gillian Flynn
    “Every time people said I was pretty, I thought of everything ugly swarming beneath my clothes.”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #12
    Gillian Flynn
    “People got such a charge from seeing their names in print. Proof of existence. I could picture a squabble of ghosts ripping through piles of newspapers. Pointing at a name on the page. See, there I am. I told you I lived. I told you I was.”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #13
    Gillian Flynn
    “A town so suffocating and small, you tripped over people you hated every day. People who knew things about you. It's the kind of place that leaves a mark.”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #14
    Gillian Flynn
    “And sometimes drunk women aren't raped; they just make stupid choices--and to say we deserve special treatment when we're drunk because we're women, to say we need to be looked after, I find offensive.”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #15
    Gillian Flynn
    “I've always believed clear-eyed sobriety was for the harder hearted.”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #16
    Gillian Flynn
    “How do you keep safe when your whole day is as wide and empty as the sky?”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #17
    Gillian Flynn
    “It sounded artificial, like a beauty pageant contestant pledging world peace. I did feel sad, but articulating it seemed cheap to me.”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #18
    Gillian Flynn
    “My body was heading into a flare. I paced a bit, tried to remember how to breathe right, how to calm my skin. But it blared at me. Sometimes my scars have a mind of their own.”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #19
    Gillian Flynn
    “Everyone has their own version of a memory,”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #20
    Gillian Flynn
    “Everyone has a moment where life goes off the rails.”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #21
    Gillian Flynn
    “That’s the way plants down here work: The Mexicans get the shittiest, most dangerous jobs, and the whites still complain.”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #22
    Gillian Flynn
    “my mother would not be distracted from her grief. To this day it remains a hobby.”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #23
    Gillian Flynn
    “I would never steer a fellow sufferer from the relief of a blackout.”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #24
    Gillian Flynn
    “My story for the day was a limp sort of evil.”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #25
    Gillian Flynn
    “No wedding ring. I wondered when I began to notice such things.”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #26
    Gillian Flynn
    “In a few years you may find a Starbucks, which will bring the town what it yearns for: prepackaged, preapproved mainstream hipness.”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #27
    Gillian Flynn
    “I paced a bit, tried to remember how to breathe right, how to calm my skin. But it blared at me. Sometimes my scars have a mind of their own.”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #28
    Gillian Flynn
    “I could feel my limbs disconnecting, floating nearby like driftwood on an oily lake.”
    Gillian Flynn, Sharp Objects

  • #29
    Gillian Flynn
    “I have a meanness inside me, real as an organ. Slit me at my belly and it might slide out, meaty and dark, drop on the floor so you could stomp on it.”
    Gillian Flynn, Dark Places

  • #30
    Gillian Flynn
    “I am not angry or sad or happy to see you. I could not give a shit. You don't even ripple.”
    Gillian Flynn, Dark Places



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