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Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: Every song may be someone's personal implement of Every song may be someone's personal implement of torture. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: Love is strange was what everyone said. It Love is strange was what everyone said. It was practically the club motto. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: Be patient. Life will give you what you Be patient. Life will give you what you need (to write your story). — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: All the elements of good writing depend on All the elements of good writing depend on the writer's skill in choosing one word instead of another. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: Traditionally, the love of reading has been born Traditionally, the love of reading has been born and nurtured in high school English class — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: Like the one-sentence paragraph, the second-person point of Like the one-sentence paragraph, the second-person point of view can also make us suspect that style is being used as a substitute for content. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: decision. I was tired of his jealousy, sick decision. I was tired of his jealousy, sick of his belief that the only permissible topic of conversation was his unrecognized genius. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: There are some people who remain your best There are some people who remain your best friends even if you haven't seen them for ages, and others with whom you start from scratch every time. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: All of us have observed how often our All of us have observed how often our erotic attractions reflect a mysterious but consistent taste, almost as if we were ordering a favorite dish — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: One: See the two of them everywhere. Contemplate One: See the two of them everywhere. Contemplate suicide. Would it seem too tourist-y to jump off the Eiffel Tower? — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: I think poets are much more dramatic, more I think poets are much more dramatic, more theatrical than fiction writers. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: I heard he went home to Poughkeepsie and I heard he went home to Poughkeepsie and moved back in with his mom. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: The chill lowered my defenses, and I caught The chill lowered my defenses, and I caught a fever. A fever to understand. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: When we humans speak, we are not merely When we humans speak, we are not merely communicating information but attempting to make an impression and achieve a goal. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: There are many occasions in literature in which There are many occasions in literature in which telling is far more effective than showing. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: Consequently, we sympathize. We identify. We care. In Consequently, we sympathize. We identify. We care. In fact, most writers would like you to identify — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: Reading was like eating alone, with that same Reading was like eating alone, with that same element of bingeing. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: Of course, I've always read. I started when Of course, I've always read. I started when I was four years old and just didn't stop. I read all the time. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: A woman would have to be crazy to A woman would have to be crazy to marry, or even have sex with, a man who would prosecute every lover's quarrel like a criminal case — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: Throughout her life, she behaved as if she Throughout her life, she behaved as if she had never heard anyone suggest that a woman couldn't do entirely as she pleased. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: You aim for what you want and if You aim for what you want and if you don't get it, you don't get it, but if you don't aim, you don't get anything. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: Fact-checking is so boring compared to writing fiction. Fact-checking is so boring compared to writing fiction. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: A work of art can start you thinking A work of art can start you thinking about some aesthetic or philosophical problem; it can suggest some new method, some fresh approach to fiction. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: Good writing should be grasped at once - Good writing should be grasped at once - in a second. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: Also discovered my inward happiness and my defensive Also discovered my inward happiness and my defensive armor of superficiality and gaiety. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: In part what made the club such a In part what made the club such a haven was its power to make each person feel temporarily less alone. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: I'm in a rage all of the time. I'm in a rage all of the time. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: Her mother had responded in kind, and the Her mother had responded in kind, and the result was "unpleasantness and misery rebounding all the time. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: I work really long days and I work I work really long days and I work seven day weeks. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: Minutes after the shootings, everybody's cell phone rang. Minutes after the shootings, everybody's cell phone rang. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: But did I ever get over her? She But did I ever get over her? She came to symbolize everything I wanted and would never have. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: People see everything through the lens of their People see everything through the lens of their obsessions. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: Vinegar of the interrogator with the oil of Vinegar of the interrogator with the oil of a flirt, — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: Maybe real love is being able to ask, Maybe real love is being able to ask, Do I have greens in my teeth? — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: Many people have a gift for language that Many people have a gift for language that flows when they are talking and dries up when they are confronted with the blank page, — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: We don't know what we'd do. Nobody knows We don't know what we'd do. Nobody knows what accident of fate or DNA or character will determine how we act when the shit hits the fan. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: We never believe we're beautiful, no matter how We never believe we're beautiful, no matter how many times we hear it. We never believe it until someone says it in the right way. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: Only a natural writer could sound as if Only a natural writer could sound as if she is not writing so much as thinking on the page. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: A lot of girls who turn into something A lot of girls who turn into something remarkable start off as irrepressible, confident and a handful. — Francine Prose
Francine Prose Quotes By Francine Prose: I think of myself as someone with a I think of myself as someone with a kind of Tourette's. I cannot help saying the thing you're not supposed to say. — Francine Prose