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#1. My mother sighed, making me feel that I was placing an intolerable burden on her, and yet making me resent having to feel this weight. She looked tired, as she often did these days. Her tiredness bored me, made me want to attack her for it. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#2. As we grow older we should become not less radical but more so. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#3. By their garbage shall ye know them," Christie yells, like a preacher, a downy preacher. "I swear, by the ridge of tears and by the valour of my ancestors, I say unto you, Morag Gunn, lass, that by their bloody goddamn fucking garbage shall ye christly well know them. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#4. Privacy is a privilege not granted to the aged or the young. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#5. Bless me or not, Lord, just as You please, for I'll not beg. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#6. Animals are less alone with roaring than we are with all these words. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#7. Well, you're young. You know a lot you won't know later on. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#8. When I say "work" I only mean writing. Everything else is just odd jobs. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#9. Women, as well as men, in all ages and in all places, have danced on the earth, danced the life dance, danced joy, danced grief, danced despair, and danced hope. Literally and metaphorically, by their very lives. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#10. If I hadn't had my children, I wouldn't have written more and better, I would have written less and worse. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#11. Well, you're young. You know a whole lot you won't know later on." ~ Christie Logan - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#12. I went upstairs to my room. Momentarily I felt a sense of calm, almost acceptance. Rest beyond the river. I knew now what that meant. It meant Nothing. It meant only silence forever. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#13. In some families, please is described as the magic word. In our house, however, it was sorry. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#14. Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#15. Even if heaven were real, and measured as Revelation says, so many cubits this wayand that, how gimcrack a place it would be, crammed with its pavements of gold, its gates of pearl and topaz, like a gigantic chunkof costume jewelry. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#16. The dead don't bear a grudge nor seek a blessing. The dead don't rest uneasy. Only the living. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#17. Too bad to deprive them, but if a person doesn't look after herself in this world, no one else is likely to. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#18. What goes on inside isn't ever the same as what goes on outside. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#19. I can't say it. Now, at last, it becomes impossible for me to mouth the words
I'm fine. I won't say anything. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#20. I've never been able to force a novel. I always had the sense something being given to me. You can't sit around and wait until inspiration strikes, but neither can you force into being something that isn't there. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#21. Holidays are enticing only for the first week or so. After that, it is no longer such a novelty to rise late and have little to do. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#22. How it irks me to have to take her hand, allow her to pull my dress over my head, undo my corsets and strip them off my, and have her see my blue veined swollen flesh and the hairy triangle that still proclaims with lunatic insistence a non-existent womanhood. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#23. Pride was my wilderness, and the demon that led me there was fear. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#24. To move to a new place
that's the greatest excitement. For a while you believe you carry nothing with you
all is canceled from before, or cauterized, and you begin again and nothing will go wrong this time. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#25. I am rampant with memory. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#26. Why doesn't Prin go and get her own goddamn blistering bloody shitty jelly doughnuts? - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#27. Follow your heart, and you perish. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#28. Is it a mausoleum, and I, the Egyptiab, mummified with pillows and my own flesh, through some oversight enbalmed alive? There must be some mistake. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#29. I stepped inside the front hall and kicked off my snow boots. I slammed the door behind me, making the dark ruby and emerald glass shake in the small leaded panes. I slid purposely on the hall rug, causing it to bunch and crinkle on the slippery polished oak of the floor. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#30. It would be nice if we were different people but we are not different people. We are ourselves and we are sure as hell not going to undergo some total transformation at this point. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#31. The infinite capacity of humans to wound one another without meaning or wanting to - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#32. Who wants tea and sympathy? Let's have coffee and sex, Stacey, eh? - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#33. I can't change what's happened to me in my life, or make what's not occurred take place. But I can't say I like it, or accept it, or believe it's for the best. I don't and never shall, not even if I'm damned for it. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#34. Will we ever reach a point when it is no longer necessary to say Them and Us? I believe we must reach that point, or perish. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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#35. He was a mean man, it's true, but he got ahead. A man gets on by working harder than the rest - that's what he used to say - and if he doesn't get anywhere, he hasn't a soul to blame but himself. - Author: Margaret Laurence
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