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Miranda July quotes: The thing I am most interested in is power relations - it is so easy to imagine that the other person is living a perfect life. The thing I am most interested in is power relations - it is so easy to imagine that the other person is living a perfect life.
Miranda July quotes: Where did they go, those things we did? Where did they go, those things we did?
Miranda July quotes: I laughed and said, Life is easy. What I meant was, Life is easy with you here, and when you leave, it will be hard again. I laughed and said, Life is easy. What I meant was, Life is easy with you here, and when you leave, it will be hard again.
Miranda July quotes: It occurred to me that everyone's story matters to themselves, so the more I listened, the more she wanted to talk. It occurred to me that everyone's story matters to themselves, so the more I listened, the more she wanted to talk.
Miranda July quotes: I could not make a move without making love. I could not make a move without making love.
Miranda July quotes: Their prayer was rage. Their prayer was rage.
Miranda July quotes: I went to work the next day out of curiosity, as people return to their villages after the war to see what is left. I went to work the next day out of curiosity, as people return to their villages after the war to see what is left.
Miranda July quotes: Was everything redneck actually mystical? Was everything redneck actually mystical?
Miranda July quotes: I felt like I could do this forever, because nothing mattered more than anything else. I felt like I could do this forever, because nothing mattered more than anything else.
Miranda July quotes: I had forgotten about the baby. Until then she had been giving birth to birth - to contractions and noises and liquids. There was someone in there. We I had forgotten about the baby. Until then she had been giving birth to birth - to contractions and noises and liquids. There was someone in there. We
Miranda July quotes: The boy was growing bored and this was a form of growing up. The boy was growing bored and this was a form of growing up.
Miranda July quotes: I wondered if i would spend the rest of my life inventing complicated ways to depress myself.. I wondered if i would spend the rest of my life inventing complicated ways to depress myself..
Miranda July quotes: I spend a lot of time obsessing about getting a dignified eight hours' sleep. I spend a lot of time obsessing about getting a dignified eight hours' sleep.
Miranda July quotes: and together we pushed through paragraphs, painstakingly sounding out the words, knitting them into human sentences that said very little. and together we pushed through paragraphs, painstakingly sounding out the words, knitting them into human sentences that said very little.
Miranda July quotes: Morning had gotten lost on the way home. We would lie this way forever, always saying goodbye, never parting. Morning had gotten lost on the way home. We would lie this way forever, always saying goodbye, never parting.
Miranda July quotes: I steeled myself against laughter; I would rather die than laugh. I didn't laugh, I did not laugh. But I died, I did die. I steeled myself against laughter; I would rather die than laugh. I didn't laugh, I did not laugh. But I died, I did die.
Miranda July quotes: She looked utterly betrayed, as betrayed as the most betrayed person in Shakespeare. She looked utterly betrayed, as betrayed as the most betrayed person in Shakespeare.
Miranda July quotes: I was actually writhing in heartache, as if I were a single muscle whose purpose was to mourn. I was actually writhing in heartache, as if I were a single muscle whose purpose was to mourn.
Miranda July quotes: Like a rich person, I live with a full-time servant who keeps everything in order - and because the servant is me, there's no invasion of privacy. Like a rich person, I live with a full-time servant who keeps everything in order - and because the servant is me, there's no invasion of privacy.
Miranda July quotes: I had a joint once and I didn't feel right for a whole year. I had a joint once and I didn't feel right for a whole year.
Miranda July quotes: My earliest memory is aged three, seeing sunlight on water and feeling it was really magical. My earliest memory is aged three, seeing sunlight on water and feeling it was really magical.
Miranda July quotes: It was a small thing, but it was a thing, and things have a way of either dying or growing, and it wasn't dying. It was a small thing, but it was a thing, and things have a way of either dying or growing, and it wasn't dying.
Miranda July quotes: A howl was curdling inside me; the ache felt inhuman. Or maybe this was my first human feeling. A howl was curdling inside me; the ache felt inhuman. Or maybe this was my first human feeling.
Miranda July quotes: He seemed to be waiting for me to move forward. Weren't we all. He seemed to be waiting for me to move forward. Weren't we all.
Miranda July quotes: She was standing on the moon and if I responded I would be on the moon too, right next to her. She was standing on the moon and if I responded I would be on the moon too, right next to her.
Miranda July quotes: I was going to die and it was taking forever. I was going to die and it was taking forever.
Miranda July quotes: I wish there were a class where we could just keep going around the circle. around and around, until we had finally said everything about ourselves. I wish there were a class where we could just keep going around the circle. around and around, until we had finally said everything about ourselves.
Miranda July quotes: Just a sec. Just two months. Just a lifetime. Just a sec. Just a sec. Just two months. Just a lifetime. Just a sec.
Miranda July quotes: I was still feeling the old loss, just in a new way. I was still feeling the old loss, just in a new way.
Miranda July quotes: It is terrible to have to ask for anything ever. We wish we were something that needed nothing, like paint. But even paint needs repainting. It is terrible to have to ask for anything ever. We wish we were something that needed nothing, like paint. But even paint needs repainting.
Miranda July quotes: Maybe he wouldn't say anything, which is the worst thing men do. Maybe he wouldn't say anything, which is the worst thing men do.
Miranda July quotes: Sadness is pathetically limited to the range of thirst, it is just a sip of emotion, tightly buckled to a frown, quenchable. Sadness is pathetically limited to the range of thirst, it is just a sip of emotion, tightly buckled to a frown, quenchable.
Miranda July quotes: We were always getting away with something, which implied that someone was always watching us, which mean were are not alone in this world. We were always getting away with something, which implied that someone was always watching us, which mean were are not alone in this world.
Miranda July quotes: I explained about how we were in Rick's hands and also how he had washed his hands. I explained about how we were in Rick's hands and also how he had washed his hands.
Miranda July quotes: The word God asks a question and then answers it before there is any chance to wonder. The word God asks a question and then answers it before there is any chance to wonder.
Miranda July quotes: He's stuck at 3:14 a.m. with only the moon to talk to. He's stuck at 3:14 a.m. with only the moon to talk to.
Miranda July quotes: Did you ever really love her? Not really no. But me? Yes. Even though I have no pizzazz? Did you ever really love her?
Not really no.
But me?
Yes.
Even though I have no pizzazz?
Miranda July quotes: Show us life, now Show us life, now
Miranda July quotes: There was no apology in her eyes, no love or caring. But she saw me, I existed, and this lifted the beams off my shoulders. It takes so little. There was no apology in her eyes, no love or caring. But she saw me, I existed, and this lifted the beams off my shoulders. It takes so little.
Miranda July quotes: Your sentimentality softens all the edges, you're misremembering. Take a moment to recall it as it really was: fucking hell. Your sentimentality softens all the edges, you're misremembering. Take a moment to recall it as it really was: fucking hell.
Miranda July quotes: It was a tiny sound but it woke me up because it was a human sound. It was a tiny sound but it woke me up because it was a human sound.
Miranda July quotes: Was I like honey thinking it's a small bear, not realizing the bear is just the shape of its bottle? -Cheryl Was I like honey thinking it's a small bear, not realizing the bear is just the shape of its bottle? -Cheryl
Miranda July quotes: I hated my job, but I liked that I could do it I hated my job, but I liked that I could do it
Miranda July quotes: We come from long lines of people destined never to meet. We come from long lines of people destined never to meet.
Miranda July quotes: That day I carried the dream around like a full glass of water, moving gracefully so I would not lose any of it. That day I carried the dream around like a full glass of water, moving gracefully so I would not lose any of it.
Miranda July quotes: So this was what it was like not to be me. So this was what it was like not to be me.
Miranda July quotes: I gave you things I wasn't sure I even had. I gave you things I wasn't sure I even had.
Miranda July quotes: I'm not saying I asked for it, only that there are moments when we are sending signals not just to the boys in the room but to all of creation. I'm not saying I asked for it, only that there are moments when we are sending signals not just to the boys in the room but to all of creation.
Miranda July quotes: Don't wait to be sure. Move, move, move. Don't wait to be sure. Move, move, move.
Miranda July quotes: Where do we come from? Do souls really exist? I can't answer these questions, especially not at 6am. Where do we come from? Do souls really exist? I can't answer these questions, especially not at 6am.
Miranda July quotes: I definitely wanted much more normalness than what was around me. I definitely wanted much more normalness than what was around me.
Miranda July quotes: I went to the bedroom and lay on the floor, so as not to mess up the covers. I went to the bedroom and lay on the floor, so as not to mess up the covers.
Miranda July quotes: A real mother throws her heart over the fence and then climbs after it. A real mother throws her heart over the fence and then climbs after it.
Miranda July quotes: I wouldn't use a British accent out loud, but I'd be using one in my head and it would carry over. I wouldn't use a British accent out loud, but I'd be using one in my head and it would carry over.
Miranda July quotes: Things usually make sense in time, and even bad decisions have their own kind of correctness. Things usually make sense in time, and even bad decisions have their own kind of correctness.
Miranda July quotes: Life is just this way, broken, and I am crazy to hope for something else. Life is just this way, broken, and I am crazy to hope for something else.
Miranda July quotes: He pulled away, but his eyes held my eyes like hands. He pulled away, but his eyes held my eyes like hands.
Miranda July quotes: What a terrible mistake to let go of something wonderful for something real. What a terrible mistake to let go of something wonderful for something real.
Miranda July quotes: We could smell each other's shampoo and the laundry detergents we had chosen and I smelled that she didn't smoke but someone she loved did[...] We could smell each other's shampoo and the laundry detergents we had chosen and I smelled that she didn't smoke but someone she loved did[...]
Miranda July quotes: I'm not a cinephile. My films don't reference films. I'm more interested in rhythm and feeling. I'm not a cinephile. My films don't reference films. I'm more interested in rhythm and feeling.
Miranda July quotes: She was a very beautiful person who was missing something very ugly. Her winnings were the absence of something, and this quality hung around her. She was a very beautiful person who was missing something very ugly. Her winnings were the absence of something, and this quality hung around her.
Miranda July quotes: But I knew jumping was like dying, I would have to let go of everything. But I knew jumping was like dying, I would have to let go of everything.
Miranda July quotes: People just need a little help because they are so used to not loving. It's like scoring the clay to make another piece of clay stick to it. People just need a little help because they are so used to not loving. It's like scoring the clay to make another piece of clay stick to it.
Miranda July quotes: It would require constant vigilance to not replace each person with my own fictional version of them. It would require constant vigilance to not replace each person with my own fictional version of them.
Miranda July quotes: Then I realized that we all think we might be terrible people. But we only reveal this before we ask someone to love us. It is a kind of undressing. Then I realized that we all think we might be terrible people. But we only reveal this before we ask someone to love us. It is a kind of undressing.
Miranda July quotes: I kept getting older while he stayed young, my tiny husband. I kept getting older while he stayed young, my tiny husband.
Miranda July quotes: I guess that's true, you really can't complain, can you? I guess that's true, you really can't complain, can you?
Miranda July quotes: I cried in English, I cried in french, I cried in all the languages, because tears are the same all around the world. I cried in English, I cried in french, I cried in all the languages, because tears are the same all around the world.
Miranda July quotes: I do this before I bring someone new into my life; I try to get a sense of who I am so that I can make it easier for them I do this before I bring someone new into my life; I try to get a sense of who I am so that I can make it easier for them to know me.
Miranda July quotes: Live the dream, Potato. Live the dream, Potato.
Miranda July quotes: She bludgeoned me with a look of such limitless compassion that I immediately began to cry. She bludgeoned me with a look of such limitless compassion that I immediately began to cry.
Miranda July quotes: It had not occurred to me that it would get this bad, that indignity would dance upon bloodshed. It had not occurred to me that it would get this bad, that indignity would dance upon bloodshed.
Miranda July quotes: I was patience defined, patience misspelled, patience sounded out slowly, letter by letter, with the t pronounced shh. I was patience defined, patience misspelled, patience sounded out slowly, letter by letter, with the t pronounced shh.