Caroline Knapp Quotes

Top 31 wise famous quotes and sayings by Caroline Knapp

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Caroline Knapp quotes: Our culture thrives on black-and-white narratives, clearly defined emotions, easy endings, and so, this thrust into complexity exhausts. Our culture thrives on black-and-white narratives, clearly defined emotions, easy endings, and so, this thrust into complexity exhausts.
Caroline Knapp quotes: You'll reach into your wallet to brandish a photograph of a new puppy, and a friend will say, 'Oh, no - not pictures.' You'll reach into your wallet to brandish a photograph of a new puppy, and a friend will say, 'Oh, no - not pictures.'
Caroline Knapp quotes: Beneath my own witty, profession facade were oceans of fear, whole rivers of self-doubt. Beneath my own witty, profession facade were oceans of fear, whole rivers of self-doubt.
Caroline Knapp quotes: For years, I ate the same foods every day, in exactly the same manner, at exactly the same times. For years, I ate the same foods every day, in exactly the same manner, at exactly the same times.
Caroline Knapp quotes: Of course, the problem with self-transformation is that after a while, you don't know which version of yourself to believe in, which one is true. Of course, the problem with self-transformation is that after a while, you don't know which version of yourself to believe in, which one is true.
Caroline Knapp quotes: The hard things in life, the things you really learn from, happen with a clear mind. The hard things in life, the things you really learn from, happen with a clear mind.
Caroline Knapp quotes: Insight," he said, "is almost always a rearrangement of fact. Insight," he said, "is almost always a rearrangement of fact.
Caroline Knapp quotes: When you quit drinking you stop waiting. When you quit drinking you stop waiting.
Caroline Knapp quotes: Smooth and ordered on the outside; roiling and chaotic and desperately secretive underneath, but not noticeably so, never noticeably so. Smooth and ordered on the outside; roiling and chaotic and desperately secretive underneath, but not noticeably so, never noticeably so.
Caroline Knapp quotes: Your needs are overwhelming? You can't depend on yourself or others to meet them? You don't even know what they are? Then need nothing. Your needs are overwhelming? You can't depend on yourself or others to meet them? You don't even know what they are? Then need nothing.
Caroline Knapp quotes: When you hear nothing about the body, he suggests, you stop listening to it, and feeling it; you stop experiencing it as a worthy, integrated entity. When you hear nothing about the body, he suggests, you stop listening to it, and feeling it; you stop experiencing it as a worthy, integrated entity.
Caroline Knapp quotes: You hide behind the professional persona all day; then you leave the office and hide behind the drink. You hide behind the professional persona all day; then you leave the office and hide behind the drink.
Caroline Knapp quotes: To a drinker the sensation is real and pure and akin to something spiritual: you seek; in the bottle, you find. To a drinker the sensation is real and pure and akin to something spiritual: you seek; in the bottle, you find.
Caroline Knapp quotes: The key, I suppose, has less to do with insight than with willingness, the former being relatively useless without the latter. The key, I suppose, has less to do with insight than with willingness, the former being relatively useless without the latter.
Caroline Knapp quotes: You're the nice, quiet alcoholic. The good intellectual alcoholic. You're the nice, quiet alcoholic. The good intellectual alcoholic.
Caroline Knapp quotes: Cats ... are like four-legged poster children for OCD. Cats ... are like four-legged poster children for OCD.
Caroline Knapp quotes: I am shy by nature, a person who's always found something burdensome about human interaction and who probably always will, at least to some degree. I am shy by nature, a person who's always found something burdensome about human interaction and who probably always will, at least to some degree.
Caroline Knapp quotes: Time I wanted to explain the perils of growing Time I wanted to explain the perils of growing