Lynn Coady Quotes

Top 33 wise famous quotes and sayings by Lynn Coady

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Lynn Coady quotes: I don't even like to cry in private. I don't even like to cry in private.
Lynn Coady quotes: Flowers are an easy, eloquent expression of love at a time when words can seem clumsy and inadequate. Flowers are an easy, eloquent expression of love at a time when words can seem clumsy and inadequate.
Lynn Coady quotes: And thank you for not putting it in your book.And fuck you for not putting it in your book. And thank you for not putting it in your book.
And fuck you for not putting it in your book.
Lynn Coady quotes: Loneliness sucks. It's a slog. It feels wonderful and exhilarating when someone makes it go away. But love is a whole different ball game. Loneliness sucks. It's a slog. It feels wonderful and exhilarating when someone makes it go away. But love is a whole different ball game.
Lynn Coady quotes: In the late sixties, when revolution and upheaval were everywhere, feminists were ridiculed for focusing on housework. In the late sixties, when revolution and upheaval were everywhere, feminists were ridiculed for focusing on housework.
Lynn Coady quotes: I've never understood people who treat their loved ones worse and with less respect than they would a total stranger or minor acquaintance. I've never understood people who treat their loved ones worse and with less respect than they would a total stranger or minor acquaintance.
Lynn Coady quotes: Sometimes I pine for the era of Miss Manners, when there were hard and fast rules dictating a well-bred individual's behaviour in any given situation. Sometimes I pine for the era of Miss Manners, when there were hard and fast rules dictating a well-bred individual's behaviour in any given situation.
Lynn Coady quotes: We allow ourselves to unclench when we're home with our families, which is one of the truly wonderful advantages of human intimacy. We allow ourselves to unclench when we're home with our families, which is one of the truly wonderful advantages of human intimacy.
Lynn Coady quotes: Delightful, tragic, gloriously elegiac and riddled with puns-Close to Hugh is just like life, only so much more beautiful for being art. Delightful, tragic, gloriously elegiac and riddled with puns-Close to Hugh is just like life, only so much more beautiful for being art.
Lynn Coady quotes: It's doubtful that any fiction worth reading has been produced on a computer running Windows Vista. It's doubtful that any fiction worth reading has been produced on a computer running Windows Vista.
Lynn Coady quotes: Anger is one of those emotions that doesn't follow the letter of the law. It speaks before it thinks. It rears up on its hind legs and charges. Anger is one of those emotions that doesn't follow the letter of the law. It speaks before it thinks. It rears up on its hind legs and charges.
Lynn Coady quotes: Most don't live inside their heads as a writer does, having conversations with her own ideas. Most don't live inside their heads as a writer does, having conversations with her own ideas.
Lynn Coady quotes: You can't hint a man into bestowing the ideal gift that displays all the love, appreciation and understanding you feel is lacking the rest of year. You can't hint a man into bestowing the ideal gift that displays all the love, appreciation and understanding you feel is lacking the rest of year.
Lynn Coady quotes: When writing sex scenes, there is often no pleasing anyone, except perhaps the writer herself. When writing sex scenes, there is often no pleasing anyone, except perhaps the writer herself.
Lynn Coady quotes: I would never have thought my collection of short stories would win the Giller. I would never have thought my collection of short stories would win the Giller.
Lynn Coady quotes: I decided a long time ago to be myself and not worry too much about cultivating some kind of personality that didn't feel natural or true to who I am. I decided a long time ago to be myself and not worry too much about cultivating some kind of personality that didn't feel natural or true to who I am.
Lynn Coady quotes: Guys know how to read each other's signals. They know how to telegraph love for one another without throwing their arms around one another. Guys know how to read each other's signals. They know how to telegraph love for one another without throwing their arms around one another.
Lynn Coady quotes: The thing about relationships is, the stronger they get, the more rapidly the realm of romance starts to overlap with the domestic. The thing about relationships is, the stronger they get, the more rapidly the realm of romance starts to overlap with the domestic.
Lynn Coady quotes: To buy dinner transmits that you feel time spent in your date's company has been a pleasure and a privilege. To buy dinner transmits that you feel time spent in your date's company has been a pleasure and a privilege.
Lynn Coady quotes: I just have to trust that the story is going to shake out in such a way that's going to be palatable to readers. I just have to trust that the story is going to shake out in such a way that's going to be palatable to readers.
Lynn Coady quotes: Here it is, 2011, and I feel zero shame when I tell you I would like to marry my smartphone. It is a handful of pure delight. Here it is, 2011, and I feel zero shame when I tell you I would like to marry my smartphone. It is a handful of pure delight.
Lynn Coady quotes: Readers who claim a preference for short-form over long often tell me it's because they don't have time to commit to a book-length chunk of writing. Readers who claim a preference for short-form over long often tell me it's because they don't have time to commit to a book-length chunk of writing.
Lynn Coady quotes: We are all somebody's children, and when we're in pain, we regress, instinctively looking to our parents to make everything better. We are all somebody's children, and when we're in pain, we regress, instinctively looking to our parents to make everything better.
Lynn Coady quotes: A bunch of chairs lined up in front of a podium equals school. A bunch of chairs lined up in front of a podium equals school.
Lynn Coady quotes: What I've learned is that you get better at writing by writing, and that 'youthful energy' will only get you so far. What I've learned is that you get better at writing by writing, and that 'youthful energy' will only get you so far.
Lynn Coady quotes: Filtering can be a very good thing when it comes to human relationships and familial harmony. Yeah, filtering is often an absolute necessity. Filtering can be a very good thing when it comes to human relationships and familial harmony. Yeah, filtering is often an absolute necessity.
Lynn Coady quotes: Dating, like almost every other male-female interaction in present-day society, is based on outmoded and unequal social roles and expectations. Dating, like almost every other male-female interaction in present-day society, is based on outmoded and unequal social roles and expectations.
Lynn Coady quotes: When you're not sure your anger is justified, the thing to do is ask yourself exactly where it's coming from. When you're not sure your anger is justified, the thing to do is ask yourself exactly where it's coming from.