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Florence King quotes: The nice thing about Southerners is the way we enjoy our neuroses. The nice thing about Southerners is the way we enjoy our neuroses.
Florence King quotes: For a girl gone wrong, you can't beat the banks of the Wabash. For a girl gone wrong, you can't beat the banks of the Wabash.
Florence King quotes: Agoraphobia was my quirky armor against a gregarious America ... Agoraphobia was my quirky armor against a gregarious America ...
Florence King quotes: I simply like guns because you can't shoot people without them. I simply like guns because you can't shoot people without them.
Florence King quotes: Why do I hate people? Who else is there to hate? Why do I hate people? Who else is there to hate?
Florence King quotes: The more immoral we become in big ways, the more puritanical we become in little ways. The more immoral we become in big ways, the more puritanical we become in little ways.
Florence King quotes: In the South, Sunday morning sex is accompanied by church bells. In the South, Sunday morning sex is accompanied by church bells.
Florence King quotes: Hell hath no fury like a liberal arts major scorned. Hell hath no fury like a liberal arts major scorned.
Florence King quotes: A home without a grandmother is like an egg without salt. A home without a grandmother is like an egg without salt.
Florence King quotes: Americans are so emotionally fragile that soon we will have to be carried around in plastic bubbles and fed with an eye-dropper. Americans are so emotionally fragile that soon we will have to be carried around in plastic bubbles and fed with an eye-dropper.
Florence King quotes: I've always said that next to Imperial China, the South is the best place in the world to be an old lady. I've always said that next to Imperial China, the South is the best place in the world to be an old lady.
Florence King quotes: Americans worship creativity the way they worship physical beauty - as a way of enjoying elitism without guilt: God did it. Americans worship creativity the way they worship physical beauty - as a way of enjoying elitism without guilt: God did it.
Florence King quotes: Never look on the bright side. The glare is blinding. Never look on the bright side. The glare is blinding.
Florence King quotes: Spinsterhood is Nature's Own Feminism. Spinsterhood is Nature's Own Feminism.
Florence King quotes: I don't mind being regarded as perverted and unnatural, but I would die if people thought I was a Democrat. I don't mind being regarded as perverted and unnatural, but I would die if people thought I was a Democrat.
Florence King quotes: If you ever meet someone who cannot understand why solitary confinement is considered punishment, you have met a misanthrope. If you ever meet someone who cannot understand why solitary confinement is considered punishment, you have met a misanthrope.
Florence King quotes: Families composed of rugged individualists have to do things obliquely. Families composed of rugged individualists have to do things obliquely.
Florence King quotes: Real feminism is spinsterhood. Real feminism is spinsterhood.
Florence King quotes: I'd rather rot on my own floor than be found by a bunch of bingo players in a nursing home. I'd rather rot on my own floor than be found by a bunch of bingo players in a nursing home.
Florence King quotes: I don't suffer fools, and I like to see fools suffer. I don't suffer fools, and I like to see fools suffer.
Florence King quotes: Democracy is the fig leaf of elitism. Democracy is the fig leaf of elitism.
Florence King quotes: American couples have gone to such lengths to avoid the interference of in-laws that they have to pay marriage counselors to interfere between them. American couples have gone to such lengths to avoid the interference of in-laws that they have to pay marriage counselors to interfere between them.
Florence King quotes: The copyeditor I drew was a brachycephalic, web-footed cretin who should have been in an institution learning how to make brooms. The copyeditor I drew was a brachycephalic, web-footed cretin who should have been in an institution learning how to make brooms.
Florence King quotes: Oppressed people are treacherous for the simple reason that treachery is both a means of survival and a way to curry favor with one's oppressor. Oppressed people are treacherous for the simple reason that treachery is both a means of survival and a way to curry favor with one's oppressor.
Florence King quotes: If whisky or salt won't cure it, then to hell with it. I worry about important things. If whisky or salt won't cure it, then to hell with it. I worry about important things.
Florence King quotes: I do believe in reincarnation, but I do not believe there is life before noon. I do believe in reincarnation, but I do not believe there is life before noon.
Florence King quotes: It takes only one child to raze a village. It takes only one child to raze a village.
Florence King quotes: It's the Government's job to print the money, deliver the mail and declare war. Now give me my cigarettes. It's the Government's job to print the money, deliver the mail and declare war. Now give me my cigarettes.
Florence King quotes: Real feminism is spinsterhood. It's time America admitted that old maids give all women a good name. Real feminism is spinsterhood. It's time America admitted that old maids give all women a good name.
Florence King quotes: Updike's style is an exquisite blend of Melville and Austen: reading him is like cutting through whale blubber with embroidery scissors. Updike's style is an exquisite blend of Melville and Austen: reading him is like cutting through whale blubber with embroidery scissors.
Florence King quotes: In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely the bee sting of etiquette, but the snake bite of moral order. In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely the bee sting of etiquette, but the snake bite of moral order.
Florence King quotes: Writers who have nothing to say always strain for metaphors to say it in. Writers who have nothing to say always strain for metaphors to say it in.
Florence King quotes: Children have no business expressing opinions on anything except Do you have enough room in the toes? Children have no business expressing opinions on anything except Do you have enough room in the toes?
Florence King quotes: God may have loved the common people, but a trip to any shopping mall suggests that He made far too many of them. God may have loved the common people, but a trip to any shopping mall suggests that He made far too many of them.
Florence King quotes: Time has lost all meaning in that nightmare alley of the Western world known as the American mind. Time has lost all meaning in that nightmare alley of the Western world known as the American mind.
Florence King quotes: In Mississippi the important thing is hooch, not bar equipment. In Mississippi the important thing is hooch, not bar equipment.
Florence King quotes: There's no national glue holding us together because somebody put too much pluribus in the unum. There's no national glue holding us together because somebody put too much pluribus in the unum.