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Marisha Pessl quotes: It's got to be some kind of cult. Anyone offers you Kool-Aid or a hot shower, say no. It's got to be some kind of cult. Anyone offers you Kool-Aid or a hot shower, say no.
Marisha Pessl quotes: It's wonderful to get lost in a piece of music, she'd said. To forget your name for a while. It's wonderful to get lost in a piece of music, she'd said. To forget your name for a while.
Marisha Pessl quotes: Sometimes it takes more courage not to let yourself see. Sometimes knowledge is damaging - not enlightenment but enleadenment. Sometimes it takes more courage not to let yourself see. Sometimes knowledge is damaging - not enlightenment but enleadenment.
Marisha Pessl quotes: Landlocked Switzerland: They're Nice and Neutral Only Because They're Tiny Landlocked Switzerland: They're Nice and Neutral Only Because They're Tiny
Marisha Pessl quotes: It's a terrible thing, to lie. It's a field you keep seeding and watering and plowing, but nothing will ever grow on it. It's a terrible thing, to lie. It's a field you keep seeding and watering and plowing, but nothing will ever grow on it.
Marisha Pessl quotes: The million-dollar marital Band-Aid, never a wise idea. The million-dollar marital Band-Aid, never a wise idea.
Marisha Pessl quotes: Is she sad? she asked.No, honey. She's lived-in. Is she sad? she asked.
No, honey. She's lived-in.
Marisha Pessl quotes: Freak the ferocious out. Freak the ferocious out.
Marisha Pessl quotes: What you tend to find in the personal lives of brilliant men is devastation akin to a nuclear bomb going off. What you tend to find in the personal lives of brilliant men is devastation akin to a nuclear bomb going off.
Marisha Pessl quotes: Could something be real when all evidence of it was gone? Was something categorically true if it lived on only in your head, same as your dreams? Could something be real when all evidence of it was gone? Was something categorically true if it lived on only in your head, same as your dreams?
Marisha Pessl quotes: The shelf life of any great love is fifteen years. After that you need a serious preservative, which can seriously harm your health. The shelf life of any great love is fifteen years. After that you need a serious preservative, which can seriously harm your health.
Marisha Pessl quotes: Fuck you," she said, giggling. "And your little dog too. Fuck you," she said, giggling. "And your little dog too.
Marisha Pessl quotes: His characters are ravaged, beaten. They walk through infernos and emerge charred doves. His characters are ravaged, beaten. They walk through infernos and emerge charred doves.
Marisha Pessl quotes: Dad's romances could last anywhere between a platypus egg incubation (19-21 days) and a squirrel pregnancy (24-45 days). Dad's romances could last anywhere between a platypus egg incubation (19-21 days) and a squirrel pregnancy (24-45 days).
Marisha Pessl quotes: The truth about what happens to us in this world keeps changing ... it never stops. The truth about what happens to us in this world keeps changing ... it never stops.
Marisha Pessl quotes: We are under an invincible blindness as to the real and true nature of things We are under an invincible blindness as to the real and true nature of things
Marisha Pessl quotes: I'm not afraid of total failure. In the end, we're all just food for worms, so what are we so worried about? I'm not afraid of total failure. In the end, we're all just food for worms, so what are we so worried about?
Marisha Pessl quotes: Books give us new lives, loves, and the feeling we aren't alone. Books give us new lives, loves, and the feeling we aren't alone.
Marisha Pessl quotes: What, really, was the difference between something hounding you and something leading you somewhere? What, really, was the difference between something hounding you and something leading you somewhere?
Marisha Pessl quotes: One or two individuals in times of crisis turn into Heroes, a handful into Villains, the rest into Fools. One or two individuals in times of crisis turn into Heroes, a handful into Villains, the rest into Fools.
Marisha Pessl quotes: People don't realize how easy life is to change. You just get on the bus. People don't realize how easy life is to change. You just get on the bus.
Marisha Pessl quotes: How scary and sudden the shift from Living to Dead. How scary and sudden the shift from Living to Dead.
Marisha Pessl quotes: Mr. Archer being EARTH FRIENDLY was APPARATUS HOSTILE. Mr. Archer being EARTH FRIENDLY was APPARATUS HOSTILE.
Marisha Pessl quotes: Happiness is a hound dog in the sun. We aren't on Earth to be happy, but to experience incredible things.- Hannah Schneider Happiness is a hound dog in the sun. We aren't on Earth to be happy, but to experience incredible things.
- Hannah Schneider
Marisha Pessl quotes: I think I've heard this story before. He died alone?""Everyone dies alone. I think I've heard this story before. He died alone?"
"Everyone dies alone.
Marisha Pessl quotes: Good bands you can kind of lose, then come back and realize they're still good. Good bands you can kind of lose, then come back and realize they're still good.
Marisha Pessl quotes: All worthwhile tales possess some element of violence. All worthwhile tales possess some element of violence.
Marisha Pessl quotes: The territory between two people who were once soul mates but were no longer was akin to wandering into Pakistan's tribal region. The territory between two people who were once soul mates but were no longer was akin to wandering into Pakistan's tribal region.
Marisha Pessl quotes: Sometimes people can surprise the hell outta you. Sometimes they can tear your heart out and turn it to putty, can't they? Sometimes people can surprise the hell outta you. Sometimes they can tear your heart out and turn it to putty, can't they?
Marisha Pessl quotes: It's one of the biggest scandals of life, to learn that the cruelest thing someone could say to you was you were a terrible kisser. It's one of the biggest scandals of life, to learn that the cruelest thing someone could say to you was you were a terrible kisser.
Marisha Pessl quotes: Within every elaborate lie, a kernel of truth. Within every elaborate lie, a kernel of truth.
Marisha Pessl quotes: I looked like I wasn't at a cocktail party but an airport, waiting for my life to take off.Infinitely delayed. I looked like I wasn't at a cocktail party but an airport, waiting for my life to take off.
Infinitely delayed.
Marisha Pessl quotes: It was never the act itself but our own understanding of it that defeated us, over and over again. It was never the act itself but our own understanding of it that defeated us, over and over again.
Marisha Pessl quotes: (the Boston Tea Party was the work of 1777-era frat boys) (the Boston Tea Party was the work of 1777-era frat boys)
Marisha Pessl quotes: They're weak, petty, so apathetic about this gift of life as if it were all a mere Pepsi commercial. They're weak, petty, so apathetic about this gift of life as if it were all a mere Pepsi commercial.
Marisha Pessl quotes: There might be a Starbucks on every corner and an iPhone at every ear, but don't worry, people are still fucking crazy. There might be a Starbucks on every corner and an iPhone at every ear, but don't worry, people are still fucking crazy.
Marisha Pessl quotes: This is New York. If people found out worshipping the devil actually worked, every ambitious type A would be practicing it in their studio apartments. This is New York. If people found out worshipping the devil actually worked, every ambitious type A would be practicing it in their studio apartments.
Marisha Pessl quotes: People had an illogical, self-serving rationale when it came to interpreting the behavior of others. People had an illogical, self-serving rationale when it came to interpreting the behavior of others.
Marisha Pessl quotes: It sounds like something out of a night film. Not real life. It sounds like something out of a night film. Not real life.
Marisha Pessl quotes: A wife sets the ambience of a man's life. A wife sets the ambience of a man's life.
Marisha Pessl quotes: It's easy to be yourself in the dark. It's easy to be yourself in the dark.
Marisha Pessl quotes: Funnily enough, it is the subject one dreads talking about at length one ends up talking about at length, often without the slightest provocation. Funnily enough, it is the subject one dreads talking about at length one ends up talking about at length, often without the slightest provocation.
Marisha Pessl quotes: The dark side of life has a way of finding us all anyway, so stop chasing it. The dark side of life has a way of finding us all anyway, so stop chasing it.
Marisha Pessl quotes: She was lost now, she'd been silenced- another dead branch on Cordova's warped tree. She was lost now, she'd been silenced- another dead branch on Cordova's warped tree.
Marisha Pessl quotes: There was something about her playing ... a knowledge of darkness in the most extreme form. There was something about her playing ... a knowledge of darkness in the most extreme form.
Marisha Pessl quotes: You journalists bulldoze life's mysteries, ignorant of what you're so ruthlessly turning up. You journalists bulldoze life's mysteries, ignorant of what you're so ruthlessly turning up.
Marisha Pessl quotes: I haven't always been a writer and I suppose I tiptoed around the idea of writing full time, because it's so isolating. I haven't always been a writer and I suppose I tiptoed around the idea of writing full time, because it's so isolating.
Marisha Pessl quotes: The deepest secrets about ourselves that we, in the ultimate act of humanity, will spare those we truly love. The deepest secrets about ourselves that we, in the ultimate act of humanity, will spare those we truly love.
Marisha Pessl quotes: (Carnations) The only flower that, when given to someone, is marginally superior to dead ones. (Carnations) The only flower that, when given to someone, is marginally superior to dead ones.
Marisha Pessl quotes: Justice wields an erratic sword, grants mercy to fortunate few. Yet if man doesn't fight for her, 'tis chaos he's left to. Justice wields an erratic sword, grants mercy to fortunate few. Yet if man doesn't fight for her, 'tis chaos he's left to.
Marisha Pessl quotes: A deus ex machina will never appear in real life so you best make other arrangements. A deus ex machina will never appear in real life so you best make other arrangements.
Marisha Pessl quotes: Magic was all fun and games until you had the H-bomb of spell materials on the bottom of your shoes. Magic was all fun and games until you had the H-bomb of spell materials on the bottom of your shoes.
Marisha Pessl quotes: The bad things that happen to you don't have to mean anything at all. The bad things that happen to you don't have to mean anything at all.
Marisha Pessl quotes: When your child is seized by an idea with the zeal of a fundamentalist Bible salesman from Indiana, stand in his or her way at your own risk. When your child is seized by an idea with the zeal of a fundamentalist Bible salesman from Indiana, stand in his or her way at your own risk.
Marisha Pessl quotes: Everyone smiles for a photograph. Everyone smiles for a photograph.