Amy Hempel Quotes

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Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: I moved through the days like a severed I moved through the days like a severed head that finishes a sentence. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: I get rational when I panic. I get rational when I panic. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: Consolation is a beautiful word. everyone skins his Consolation is a beautiful word. everyone skins his knee-that doesnt make yours hurt anyless. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: Just because you have stopped sinking doesn't mean Just because you have stopped sinking doesn't mean you're not still underwater. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: There's no such thing as luck. Luck is There's no such thing as luck. Luck is where preparation meets opportunity. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: When the beer is gone, so are they When the beer is gone, so are they
flexing their cars on up the boulevard. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Chuck Palahniuk: 'At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom' by 'At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom' by Amy Hempel showed me the lean quality of prose. — Chuck Palahniuk
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: Since his mother died I have seen him Since his mother died I have seen him steam a cucumber thinking it was zucchini. That's the kind of thing that turns my heart right over. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: My job ... I do nothing, it pays My job ... I do nothing, it pays nothing, but - you guessed it - it's better than nothing. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: I often feel the effects of people only I often feel the effects of people only after they leave me. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: I believe that 99 percent of what anyone I believe that 99 percent of what anyone does can effectively be postponed. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: I assemble stories-me and a hundred million other I assemble stories-me and a hundred million other people-at the sentence level. Not by coming up with a sweeping story line. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: Tell me things I won't mind forgetting, she Tell me things I won't mind forgetting, she said. 'Make it useless stuff or skip it. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: I sleep with a glass of water on I sleep with a glass of water on the nightstand so I can see by its level if the coastal earth is trembling or if the shaking is still me. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: An idea might spark an essay, but never An idea might spark an essay, but never a story. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: What I think," Chatty says, "is that if What I think," Chatty says, "is that if a man loves a woman more than a woman loves a man, then they're even. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: I am not quite myself, I think.But who I am not quite myself, I think.
But who here is quite himself? And yet there is a way in which we are all more ourselves than ever, I suppose. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: Good leaders being scarce, following yourself is allowed. Good leaders being scarce, following yourself is allowed. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: Just once in my lifeoh, when have I Just once in my life
oh, when have I ever wanted anything just once in my life? — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: And it was the first time that I And it was the first time that I believed the claim that you can help a person more by asking them the right question than by giving them the answer. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: We can only die in the future, I We can only die in the future, I thought; right now we are always alive. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: Wear your heart on the page, and people Wear your heart on the page, and people will read to find out how you solved being alive. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: It's the natural trajectory of a writing career It's the natural trajectory of a writing career that a writer becomes better at being herself. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: It is possible to imagine a person so It is possible to imagine a person so entirely that the image resists attempts to dislodge it. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: I'm not good at small talk; I'm not I'm not good at small talk; I'm not good at big talk; and medium talk just doesn't come up. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: I wanted to be a veterinarian, but slipped I wanted to be a veterinarian, but slipped up when I hit organic chemistry. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: I leave a lot out when I tell I leave a lot out when I tell the truth. The same when I write a story. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: And I see that not touching for so And I see that not touching for so long was a drive to the beach with the windows rolled up so the waves feel that much colder. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: I want to know everything about you, so I want to know everything about you, so I tell you everything about myself. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: The year I began to say vahz instead The year I began to say vahz instead of vase, a man I barely knew nearly accidentally killed me. — Amy Hempel
Amy Hempel Quotes By Amy Hempel: Sometimes a flat-footed sentence is what serves, so Sometimes a flat-footed sentence is what serves, so you don't get all writerly: 'He opened the door.' There, it's open. — Amy Hempel