Sue Grafton Quotes

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Sue Grafton
“You can’t save others from themselves because those who make a perpetual muddle of their lives don’t appreciate your interfering with the drama they’ve created. They want your poor-sweet-baby sympathy, but they don’t want to change.”
Sue Grafton, T is for Trespass

Sue Grafton
“I know there are people who believe you should forgive and forget. For the record, I'd like to say I'm a big fan of forgiveness as long as I'm given the opportunity to get even first.”
Sue Grafton, V is for Vengeance

Sue Grafton
“Perhaps when we're forced to forfeit what we own, we lose any sentimental associations. Perhaps pawning our valuables frees us in the same way a house fire destroys not only our worldly goods, but our attachment to what's gone.”
Sue Grafton, V is for Vengeance

Sue Grafton
“Grief is as contagious as a yawn.”
Sue Grafton, V is for Vengeance

Sue Grafton
“The critical lessons in life hold sway whether you like it or not.”
Sue Grafton, V is for Vengeance

Sue Grafton
“Built into bad news is that sense of profound disbelief. The mind struggles to absorb the bare facts, defending itself against the larger implications.”
Sue Grafton, V is for Vengeance

Sue Grafton
“maybe it was time to at least pretend to be a nicer person than i knew i was”
Sue Grafton, W is for Wasted

Sue Grafton
“It's a dangerous assumption and I know I shouldn't jump to conclusions, but it's always easier to pin suspicion on someone you dislike.”
Sue Grafton, M is for Malice

Meredith Maran
“My best time as a writer is any day, or any moment, when the work's going well and I'm completely absorbed in the task at hand. The hardest time is when it's not, and I'm not. The latter tend to outnumber the former. But I'm a persistent little cuss. And I soldier on.”
Meredith Maran, Why We Write: 20 Acclaimed Authors on How and Why They Do What They Do