Anthologies Quotes

Quotes tagged as "anthologies" (showing 1-30 of 53)
Robert Silverberg
“The main thing about aliens is that they are alien. They feel no responsibility for fulfilling any of your expectations. (Dark City Lights)”
Robert Silverberg

David Levien
“The city was a hive from this height, the people and the yellow cabs moving about in the street below like pre-programmed insects. (Dark City Lights)”
David Levien

Jill D. Block
“If I'd learned nothing else in my twenty-seven years on this planet, I'd learned that when someone gives you something totally unexpected and undeserved, you don't ask questions.”
jill d. block

Jane Dentinger
“Only criminals and madmen walk into Central Park after midnight...or, occasionally, an actor. (Dark City Lights)”
Jane Dentinger

“History is finite-there's only so much you can learn about a six square block historic district in New York City. (Dark City Lights)”
Kat Georges

Parnell Hall
“Sometimes I help him out and sometimes he helps me out, and sometimes he tries to push me through the wall. (Dark City Lights)”
Parnell Hall

Annette Meyers
“She resents the chipped paint of the table and the dingy closet they call a dressing room. (Dark City Lights)”
Annette Meyers

“That was 1993 grunge in suburbia. This was 2003 hell in Harlem. (Dark City Lights)”
Eve Kagan

S.J. Rozan
“While he sweated out a story she bled put a poem.”
S.J. Rozan, Dark City Lights: New York Short Stories

“Just like life, it was over much too soon. And just like life, there weren't any answers. But like that one-in-an-eight-million great New York moment, I didn't need one. (Dark City Lights)”
Peter Carlaftes

Jonathan Santlofer
“A year earlier my parents had moved us out of the city to a split-level on Long Island, their idea of the American dream, which meant it as now an hour-and-a-half commute via the 7:06 Hicksville to Penn Station every morning. (Dark City Lights)”
Jonathan Santlofer

“Life is short break the rules.
forgive quickly, kiss slowly
love truly. Laugh uncontrollably and never regret anything that makes you smile...”
Juvy Ann, String of Fate

“This isn't where I intended to be. Killing a person has a funny way of getting your life off-track. (Dark City Lights)”
Erin Mitchell

“This isn't where I intended to be. Killing a person has a funny way of getting your life off-track.”
Erin Mitchell

Jim Fusilli
“She shuffled with her head bowed, her dark eyes drifting to avoid contact, and she screamed in bed at night. (Dark City Lights)”
Jim Fusilli

Jill D. Block
“If I'd learned nothing else in my twenty-seven years on this planet, 'd learned that when someone gives you something totally unexpected and undeserved, you don't ask questions. (Dark City Lights)”
Jill D. Block

“It was as if my sould had left my body, floated up to the ceiling, and was watching me destroy my own career with one deliberately assaultive punch. (Dark City Lights)”
Peter Hochstein

“The dollar bills attached to her hips fluttered to the rug of the small square stage, like the first flakes of winter in the Bronx. (Dark City Lights)”
Tom Callahan

“The dimple in his left cheek was ironic-it gave the impression that he was sweet as a cupcake. (Dark City Lights)”
Elaine Kagan

Bill Bernico
“It would be one hell of an addition to someone's scrapbook. (Dark City Lights)”
Bill Bernico

Jerrold Mundis
“I heaved into being, came out of the stone, the bricks, and other elements, and took form. (Dark City Lights)”
Jerrold Mundis

Ed Park
“A New York plate that said you die. (Dark City Lights)”
Ed Park

“There's comfort in a life lived in circles and its careful, sloping lines.”
Jared Shaffer

Warren Moore
“The train hit her with the sound of a meat-filled hefty bag smacking the pavement, and the effect was much the same, I guess. (Dark City Lights)”
Warren Moore

“Maybe the price of forgetting that even in America, even in New York City, when a man from back home is talking, you better listen closely. (Dark City Lights)”
Brian Koppelman

“Maybe the price of forgetting that even in America, even in New York City, when a man back home is talking, you better listen closely.”
Brian Koppelman

Thomas Pluck
“I worked all day in back ofa hot van snipping off dog balls, I can cut one more pair. (Dark City Lights)”
Thomas Pluck

“No one is sent by accident to anyone.”
Juvy Ann, String of Fate

“Fate bring two people together
and it is love's job t o keep them there.”
Juvy Ann, String of Fate

“Fate bring two people together and it is love's job to keep them there”
Juvy Ann, String of Fate

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