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Charles Frazier quotes: I know I don't need him, but I think I want him. I know I don't need him, but I think I want him.
Charles Frazier quotes: Lily's spirit neediness expressed itself raw as a kerosene blaze in the material world. Lily's spirit neediness expressed itself raw as a kerosene blaze in the material world.
Charles Frazier quotes: Well, I'm a slow writer. For me, a good day is a page, maybe a page and a half. I'd love to be more efficient, but I am not. Well, I'm a slow writer. For me, a good day is a page, maybe a page and a half. I'd love to be more efficient, but I am not.
Charles Frazier quotes: What I'm certain I don't want is to find myself someday in a new century, an old bitter woman looking back, wishing that right now I'd had more nerve. What I'm certain I don't want is to find myself someday in a new century, an old bitter woman looking back, wishing that right now I'd had more nerve.
Charles Frazier quotes: The horror is other people. The things they think up to do to you. The horror is other people. The things they think up to do to you.
Charles Frazier quotes: Lola's only nugget of wisdom to her little daughters was Never cry, never ever. Lola's only nugget of wisdom to her little daughters was Never cry, never ever.
Charles Frazier quotes: When everything is immediately available and infinitely reproducible, nothing is valuable. When everything is immediately available and infinitely reproducible, nothing is valuable.
Charles Frazier quotes: Magic singers proclaiming hope and despair in the dark. Magic singers proclaiming hope and despair in the dark.
Charles Frazier quotes: They call this war a cloud over the land. But they made the weather and then they stand in the rain and say 'Shit, it's raining! They call this war a cloud over the land. But they made the weather and then they stand in the rain and say 'Shit, it's raining!
Charles Frazier quotes: If I had to give up reading or give up listening to music, I suspect I'd stick with the music. If I had to give up reading or give up listening to music, I suspect I'd stick with the music.
Charles Frazier quotes: In her heart, though, she wondered, Is anything remembered forever? In her heart, though, she wondered, Is anything remembered forever?
Charles Frazier quotes: Marrying a woman for her beauty makes no more sense than eating a bird for its singing. But it's a common mistake nonetheless. Marrying a woman for her beauty makes no more sense than eating a bird for its singing. But it's a common mistake nonetheless.
Charles Frazier quotes: She always carried a book, though, in case she needed to read a few pages to avoid unwanted conversation. She always carried a book, though, in case she needed to read a few pages to avoid unwanted conversation.
Charles Frazier quotes: The road, they said, was a place apart, a country of its own ruled by no government but natural law, and its one characteristic was freedom. The road, they said, was a place apart, a country of its own ruled by no government but natural law, and its one characteristic was freedom.
Charles Frazier quotes: Disease is nature's revenge for our destructiveness. Disease is nature's revenge for our destructiveness.
Charles Frazier quotes: Contentment is mostly a matter of talking yourself into believing that God will not strike you too hard for leaning in the direction of your hungers. Contentment is mostly a matter of talking yourself into believing that God will not strike you too hard for leaning in the direction of your hungers.
Charles Frazier quotes: That's not a thing any of us are granted. To go back. Wipe away what later doesn't suit us and make it the way we wish it. You just go That's not a thing any of us are granted. To go back. Wipe away what later doesn't suit us and make it the way we wish it. You just go on
Charles Frazier quotes: Needing and getting don't seem likely to match up any time soon ... What needs doing is mine to do. Needing and getting don't seem likely to match up any time soon ... What needs doing is mine to do.
Charles Frazier quotes: Luce's new stranger children were small and beautiful and violent. Luce's new stranger children were small and beautiful and violent.
Charles Frazier quotes: It is a bad idea to live too long. Few carry it off well. It is a bad idea to live too long. Few carry it off well.
Charles Frazier quotes: At the first gesture of morning, flies began stirring. At the first gesture of morning, flies began stirring.
Charles Frazier quotes: He is so full of manure, that man, we could lay him in the dirt and grow another one just like him." Ruby about her dad in "Cold Mountain He is so full of manure, that man, we could lay him in the dirt and grow another one just like him." Ruby about her dad in "Cold Mountain
Charles Frazier quotes: And also forever too late for Lily to learn that raging passion predicts nothing but a mess of bad news for everybody. And also forever too late for Lily to learn that raging passion predicts nothing but a mess of bad news for everybody.
Charles Frazier quotes: If you're not who you want to be, at least act like who you want it be. - Bud If you're not who you want to be, at least act like who you want it be. - Bud
Charles Frazier quotes: Our worst pain is confined within our own skin. Our worst pain is confined within our own skin.
Charles Frazier quotes: Literacy: Blessing? Or curse? Literacy: Blessing? Or curse?
Charles Frazier quotes: Among themselves, they had figured out how to go about marriage so as to accomplish the least damage. t The husbands lived two hours away... Among themselves, they had figured out how to go about marriage so as to accomplish the least damage. t The husbands lived two hours away...
Charles Frazier quotes: He tried to name which of the deadly seven might apply, and when he failed he decided to append an eighth, regret. He tried to name which of the deadly seven might apply, and when he failed he decided to append an eighth, regret.
Charles Frazier quotes: They did what they did, and moved forward despite whatever trail of ashes they left behind. They did what they did, and moved forward despite whatever trail of ashes they left behind.
Charles Frazier quotes: [No] matter what a waste one has made of one's life, it is ever possible to find some path to redemption, however partial. [No] matter what a waste one has made of one's life, it is ever possible to find some path to redemption, however partial.
Charles Frazier quotes: I won't go into it any further, other than to say that year by year the world darkens down and things are always going away. I won't go into it any further, other than to say that year by year the world darkens down and things are always going away.
Charles Frazier quotes: If I had a brother in jail and one in Georgia, I'd try to bust the one out of Georgia first. If I had a brother in jail and one in Georgia, I'd try to bust the one out of Georgia first.
Charles Frazier quotes: I had never taken creative writing classes. Hadn't even considered it. I had never taken creative writing classes. Hadn't even considered it.
Charles Frazier quotes: Desire abides. It is all people have that stands proof against time. Everything else rots. Desire abides. It is all people have that stands proof against time. Everything else rots.
Charles Frazier quotes: Nothing changes what alreaday happened. It will always have happened. You either let it break you down or you don't. Nothing changes what alreaday happened. It will always have happened. You either let it break you down or you don't.
Charles Frazier quotes: After she had licked the last white drop of the ice cream, she reached out her cone to Mrs. McKennet and said, Here's your little horn back. After she had licked the last white drop of the ice cream, she reached out her cone to Mrs. McKennet and said, Here's your little horn back.
Charles Frazier quotes: We mark some days as fair, some as foul, because we do not see that the character of every day as identical We mark some days as fair, some as foul, because we do not see that the character of every day as identical
Charles Frazier quotes: Had that to understand each other by, though otherwise they could not have been more alien to each other. In short Had that to understand each other by, though otherwise they could not have been more alien to each other. In short
Charles Frazier quotes: Verbs. All of them tiring. Verbs. All of them tiring.
Charles Frazier quotes: There was nothing about her story remarkable other than that it was her life. There was nothing about her story remarkable other than that it was her life.
Charles Frazier quotes: I've lived out West some ... I've always liked the High Plains areas - eastern Colorado, eastern Wyoming, western Nebraska. I've lived out West some ... I've always liked the High Plains areas - eastern Colorado, eastern Wyoming, western Nebraska.
Charles Frazier quotes: I was 46 when 'Cold Mountain' came out. I was settled. We had a nice house in Raleigh and a horse farm. I was 46 when 'Cold Mountain' came out. I was settled. We had a nice house in Raleigh and a horse farm.
Charles Frazier quotes: He was himself a case in point, and perhaps not a rare one, for his spirit, it seemed, had been burned out of him but he was yet walking. He was himself a case in point, and perhaps not a rare one, for his spirit, it seemed, had been burned out of him but he was yet walking.
Charles Frazier quotes: The man had asked, Why do you want sheep? The wool? Meat? Monroe's answer had been, For the atmosphere. The man had asked, Why do you want sheep? The wool? Meat? Monroe's answer had been, For the atmosphere.
Charles Frazier quotes: People who are isolated interest me, whether they isolate themselves or have been isolated by circumstances. People who are isolated interest me, whether they isolate themselves or have been isolated by circumstances.
Charles Frazier quotes: But God in his infinite wisdome had apparently thought it was an entertaining idea for us to always be wanting to get up in one another. But God in his infinite wisdome had apparently thought it was an entertaining idea for us to always be wanting to get up in one another.