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#1. To trust someone is to take the greatest risk of all. (180) - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#2. Without sounding pompous, I really do feel that I have a set of standards that I must adhere to, even leaving aside considerations of what the readers expect. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#3. Psychopaths, skillful as they are at manipulating others, have trouble with emotional regulation and generally screw up at either extreme: theatrical histrionics or cold stoicism. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#4. He sat down and said, "Thank you. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#5. They say you don't grow up until you lose your parents. Frankly, I'd prefer to be immature. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#6. Too many cases thrown out of court, too much pop-psycho crap, satanic bullshit ... if you FEEL you've been abused, you HAVE been! - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#7. The key to this collaboration - which we undertook after much deliberation - was to stretch creatively. New characters, new locales, new form (the novella). - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#8. Maybe still waters did run deep. Or God on your side was the ultimate soul balm. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#9. The science of psychotherapy is knowing what to say, the art is knowing when to say it. (36) - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#10. Than the first, so you could have a fairly recent crime. But that could also - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#11. Life is like a prism. What you see depends on how you turn the glass. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#12. What if food really was love and world peace could be a reality? - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#13. had nothing to do so she just sat there. The boys ignored her and continued to eat, slowly but without pause, like robots. The eggs looked stiff and rubbery and Grace already knew what Ramona's - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#14. except sociopaths trying to sell me term insurance, home security, and lawn care. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#15. 40 Words for Sorrow is brilliant-one of the finest crime novels I've ever read. Giles Blunt writes with uncommon grace, style and compassion and he plots like a demon. This book has it all-unforgettable characters, beautiful language, throat-constricting suspense. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#16. Her basic disposition was a good deal sunnier than mine. But I was a better faker. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#17. Then, the stunningly white cubes that make up the Getty Museum. It's an architectural masterpiece funded by a venal billionaire's trust, housing third-rate art. Pure L.A.: might makes right and packaging is all. Traffic - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#18. Truth and logic could serve as springboards for psychosis. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#19. sidewalk, waited until the butt cooled, and - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#20. Government is like junior high. Your status depends upon whom you're able to persecute. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#21. Revenge was a dish best eaten cold, but eight years between was arctic. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#22. Whatever fame a novelist my attain, it's always kind of an anonymous one. I can go anywhere, and no one knows who I am ... - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#23. From Heartbreak Hotel:
(Thalia)" knew how tot focus on what was important and she kept things simple"
"Live long enough and everything becomes. Live long enough and your interests narrow - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#24. It didn't feel difficult at the time because I was so charged up about both books. Afterward, however, I was pretty tired. In a good way, like after a great workout. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#25. -Nice concept.
-What is?
-Retreating. Getting away from the grind.
-Oh, you never do. You just change gears. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#26. once a week and doesn't do much when he is there. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#27. The white in her hair verged on silver-plate. The style was some cosmetologist's ode to meringue. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#28. Most people aren't overly afflicted with curiosity. It separates the creative and the tormented from the rest of the pack. - - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#29. bosh," he finally said. "Ook-la. Palm trees - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#30. We tend to read each other's books in sizeable chunks as they are written. I don't know that you could say we are ruthless with each other - in fact, I suppose we are very kind. There are ways to make suggestions which are not destructive. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#31. Fools write books about madness being an elevated mental state or an alternative form of creativity. It's not, it's anguish. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#32. Here I come, victims of the world. God help all of us. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#33. Made out a shape at the other end of the greenhouse, - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#34. Sleep. The ultimate resistance - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#35. Creighton tried to smile again. The result fit him like panty hose on a mastiff. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#36. I saw this cartoon in the paper, once. That Viking, Hagar the Horrible? He's standing on the mountaintop, holding his hands to the heavens, shouting "Why me?" And down from the heavens comes the answer: "Why not?" Maybe that's the ultimate truth; what right to do I have to expect a smooth ride? - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#37. Icy people often freeze themselves in order to hold in check a volcanic stew of disturbing and conflictual feelings. Emotional hibernation, if you will. Crack the ice and the stuff inside comes pouring out with all the discipline of molten lava. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#38. The stress of grad school can drive anyone temporarily mad. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#39. All of us are like locks. No matter how strong the bolt, there's always a key out there that opens it. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#40. I'd been trained in the art of psychotherapy, the excavation of the past as a means of untangling the present and rendering it livable. It's detective work, of sorts, crouching stealthily in the blind alleys of the unconscious. (179) - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#41. If you couldn't get the outcome you wanted, torture 'em with process. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#42. Time spent researching varies from book to book. Some novels require months, even years of research, others very little. I try to do most of my research before I begin but inevitably questions emerge during the writing. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#43. That was the thing about knowing people's secrets: It could make them not like you. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#44. In matters of healing, the body initiates and the mind follows. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#45. I would never have been a novelist without working as a psychologist ... it was a great education in human nature. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#46. Do I think you're a sucker for her? I'd term it emotionally susceptible and yeah, you sure are. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#47. I'd long thought that a surfeit of sensitivity could be a killing thing, too much insight malignant in its own right. The best survivors
there are studies that show it
are those blessed with an inordinate ability to deny. And keep on marching. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#48. It was shaping up as a beautiful morning. The last thing I wanted to hear about was murder. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#49. Optimism is denial for chumps with no life experience".
"What's pessimism?" I said.
"Religion without God. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#50. I'll buy lunch."
"Not Hungry."
I laughed.
He said, "I can't stand when you do that."
"Do what?"
"Assume I'm ruled by my digestive system."
"God forbid," I said, "Want me to drive? Think T-bone. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#51. Just because others have it worse doesn't mean you have to suffer in silence. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#52. Keith Moon in Wembley, England, all facts attested to by the writing on the memorials. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#53. He was like one of those dog breeds that needs to work. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#54. Maybe we're just prisoners of our biology. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#55. Siblings are thrown together by chance. Anything from love to hate can follow. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#56. A second mouth, grinning across his neck. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#57. opens it." "So what're you - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#58. O Great Swami of the East, your wisdom has pierced the miasma. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#59. But in the words of a great philosopher, you can't always get what you want. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#60. chefs, the Guatemalans, sometimes - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#61. These people are real to me, and situations keep coming up where their emergence feels natural. It's like meeting old friends. I hope readers feel the same way. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#62. does Ms. Garcia hang - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#63. She'd heard he was some sort of karate honcho, occasionally - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#64. atop his head a goofy skin cap simulating baldness and fringed with shoulder-length scraggle. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#65. Each novel is harder than its predecessor because I must work harder at not repeating myself. However, I enjoy the challenge. This is the greatest job in the world. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#66. If dust was present, it was hiding in fear. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#67. Assholes are like weeds, a bitch to get rid of and when you do another one grows back in its place. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#68. Grace is false, and beauty is vain. A woman who fears God - she is praised. Give to her of the fruit of her hands, and her deeds will praise her at the gates. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#69. soothing: re-press of an old French recording of Ida Presti, possibly the greatest guitarist who ever lived, and her husband Alexandre Lagoya, pairing on Debussy's "Clair de Lune. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#70. Through the anger came something I recognized; the sadness that can result from too many years absorbing the poison of others. - Alex Delaware on Dr. Lehmann - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#71. -a Jew had to have two synagogues. One that he went to, one that he rejected.
The Butcher's Theater - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#72. There's profit in law enforcement?" "I was thinking spiritually." - - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#73. A good chunk of my life had been spent sorting out the scrambled communications, festering hostilities, and frozen affections that characterized families in turmoil. (257) - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#74. If the whole country ever got that industrious the Japanese wouldn't stand a chance. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#75. If you ask me, psychopaths are more talented than the rest of us ... but they're still fucking psychopaths. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#76. Others declare good intentions - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#77. Home was where the heart was and Grace's heart was a hunk of muscle that worked just fine on its own. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#78. I don't practice, but I am still officially in paediatrics. I keep in touch with journals, and I have a very good data bank of medical information and there is a key thing for a writer knowing where to go. I know where to go to get the information that I need. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#79. Sometimes it was funny - the passion he put into each new phase. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#80. Therapist's dilemma: those who need help the most, run the farthest from it. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#81. booth. The other two women face them. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#82. The characters emerge from my rather twisted mind. That's another enjoyable part of the job making stuff up. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#83. Pessimism is not good for the soul."
"I sold my soul years ago."
"To whom?"
"The bitch goddess Success. She cut town before paying off. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#84. Literally and figuratively. Balance is important to you - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#85. Grinding his jaws. Barb snapped, "Over and done, put a fork in it." Stan - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#86. It's simply not relevant to my role as an advocate, and even to begin to think along those lines would hamper me in the execution of my duties. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#87. Tonight, the choice was obvious. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#88. His experience and training should have taught him that families are the cauldrons in which violence is brewed. (144) - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#89. Because like all psychopaths he was grandiose, and convinced of his own personal magnetism, assumed worship on the part of others. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#90. That has to remain the principal reason for doing it, doesn't it? I know it's possible to write for money, and many very good writers have done so. But for me, it has to remain the principal thing that I actually want to do the writing. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#91. That's what's so great about my job. I get paid to do what got me in trouble in grade school space out and play with my imaginary friends. In terms of Isaac, when the time's right. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#92. He's a minister. Seems nice. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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#93. The symptoms of madness can often be altered with medication, but there's no therapy for evil. - Author: Jonathan Kellerman
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