Memoir Quotes

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Memoir Quotes By Alexandra Bogdanovic: My story begins with a question. My story begins with a question. Alexandra Bogdanovic
Memoir Quotes By Kelly Corrigan: Moms in fiction and memoir get a bad Moms in fiction and memoir get a bad rap. Kelly Corrigan
Memoir Quotes By Becky Lewellen Povich: Men ought to be a four-letter word! Menn! Men ought to be a four-letter word! Menn! Becky Lewellen Povich
Memoir Quotes By Kate Zambreno: The memoir by women, read by female readers, The memoir by women, read by female readers, is considered a market form, not "great literature." Kate Zambreno
Memoir Quotes By Reba Riley: Courage is just dreams with shoes on. Courage is just dreams with shoes on. Reba Riley
Memoir Quotes By Frank O'Hara: I can't even find a pond small enoughto I can't even find a pond small enough
to drown in without being ostentatious
Frank O'Hara
Memoir Quotes By Joanne Nussbaum: Walk your own path and be yourself Walk your own path and be yourself Joanne Nussbaum
Memoir Quotes By Aspen Matis: We aren't afraid of what we can explain. We aren't afraid of what we can explain. Aspen Matis
Memoir Quotes By Temple Emmet Williams: It is not a crime to commit First It is not a crime to commit First Degree Writing — Temple Emmet Williams
Memoir Quotes By Stacy Schiff: Everyone has a captivity narrative; today we call Everyone has a captivity narrative; today we call it memoir. — Stacy Schiff
Memoir Quotes By V.: Who have you helped today"? Who have you helped today"? — V.
Memoir Quotes By Chris Thrall: The clown was an evil one. They're either The clown was an evil one. They're either good or bad, and this one was definitely the latter. — Chris Thrall
Memoir Quotes By Tom Robbins: If I have been given any gift in If I have been given any gift in this life, it's my ability to live simultaneously in the rational world and the world of imagination. — Tom Robbins
Memoir Quotes By Martha Barron Barrett: Wanderer, there is no road, the road is Wanderer, there is no road, the road is made by walking. — Martha Barron Barrett
Memoir Quotes By Maggie Reese: An intensely gripping narrative ... expertly crafted and An intensely gripping narrative ... expertly crafted and totally addictive ... a must read! — Maggie Reese
Memoir Quotes By Juliette Power: What if your Vision Board came true? What if your Vision Board came true? — Juliette Power
Memoir Quotes By Paul B. Tripp: There's nothing gay about living life straight There's nothing gay about living life straight — Paul B. Tripp
Memoir Quotes By Frank McCourt: I felt so happy I could barely stay I felt so happy I could barely stay in my skin — Frank McCourt
Memoir Quotes By Gabriel Garcia Marquez: And there's nothing more dangerous than a written And there's nothing more dangerous than a written memoir. — Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Memoir Quotes By Azar Nafisi: [V]alue your dreams but ... be wary of [V]alue your dreams but ... be wary of them also, ... look for integrity in unusual places. — Azar Nafisi
Memoir Quotes By Mary Karr: We're not made to wallow in pleasure. Pleasure We're not made to wallow in pleasure. Pleasure is joy's assassin. — Mary Karr
Memoir Quotes By Georgann Low: I like how writing can take you off I like how writing can take you off for a jaunt in your head and then set you back down in the chair where you've been all along. — Georgann Low
Memoir Quotes By Penelope Lively: I've grown old with this century; there's not I've grown old with this century; there's not much left of either of us. — Penelope Lively
Memoir Quotes By Aspen Matis: Each year, Gracie Henderson moons a thousand strangers, Each year, Gracie Henderson moons a thousand strangers, collects their shocked faces in an annual photo album. — Aspen Matis
Memoir Quotes By Terri Cheney: But instability like mine needs considerable distance to But instability like mine needs considerable distance to pass for mere quirkiness. — Terri Cheney
Memoir Quotes By Dani Shapiro: If you write memoir, it can't be about If you write memoir, it can't be about blame or hurt; it has to be creative. — Dani Shapiro
Memoir Quotes By Elizabeth Gilbert: Nobody's life is interesting enough to warrant a Nobody's life is interesting enough to warrant a third memoir. — Elizabeth Gilbert
Memoir Quotes By Alice McDermott: I'm not usually drawn to memoir - many I'm not usually drawn to memoir - many run the risk of self-aggrandizement or score-settling. — Alice McDermott
Memoir Quotes By Andre Dubus III: One of the things I learned about writing One of the things I learned about writing a memoir is you can't drag the reader through everything. Every human life is worth 20 memoirs. — Andre Dubus III
Memoir Quotes By William Least Heat-Moon: Memory is each man's own last measure, and Memory is each man's own last measure, and for some, the only achievement. — William Least Heat-Moon
Memoir Quotes By Daisy Hernandez: It is an empty room, that afterwards, a It is an empty room, that afterwards, a soledad, and it sits there at the center of a person's life and waits to be filled. — Daisy Hernandez
Memoir Quotes By Baby Halder: If a writer starts worring about what he If a writer starts worring about what he or she has left out or forgotten, they might not be able to write even a single line. — Baby Halder
Memoir Quotes By Cindy Lou Moldovan: Live life carefully but save time for fun. Live life carefully but save time for fun. — Cindy Lou Moldovan
Memoir Quotes By Lina Rehal: I'll enjoy today while it's here, using the I'll enjoy today while it's here, using the time wisely. Each day is a gift that soon becomes a memory. — Lina Rehal
Memoir Quotes By Gavin MacLeod: Sometimes you don't get a second chance. You Sometimes you don't get a second chance. You need to take a chance when you have the opportunity. Always. — Gavin MacLeod
Memoir Quotes By Brooke Hayward: This book is a personal memoir; but it This book is a personal memoir; but it is also a larger story-about carelessness and guilt, and the wreckage they can make of lives. — Brooke Hayward
Memoir Quotes By Aspen Matis: I was no longer following a trail. I I was no longer following a trail.

I was learning to follow myself. — Aspen Matis
Memoir Quotes By Bill Ayers: Writing a memoir has a particularly excited sense Writing a memoir has a particularly excited sense of narcissism. — Bill Ayers
Memoir Quotes By Augusten Burroughs: His laugh is made of porch swings and His laugh is made of porch swings and lemonade. — Augusten Burroughs
Memoir Quotes By Aspen Matis: I wanted both things: strength in my independence I wanted both things: strength in my independence and also this new desire. This felt like the beginning of a new kind of love. — Aspen Matis
Memoir Quotes By Ralph Webster: I thought those were others. Soon, I was I thought those were others. Soon, I was to learn that they were us. — Ralph Webster
Memoir Quotes By Jeannette Walls: Memoir is about handing over you life to Memoir is about handing over you life to someone and saying, This is what I went through, this is who I am, and maybe you can learn something from it. — Jeannette Walls
Memoir Quotes By Shirley Jackson: Life Among the Savages is a disrespectful memoir Life Among the Savages is a disrespectful memoir of my children. — Shirley Jackson
Memoir Quotes By Nancy Wait: Betrayal is sacred when the heart can encompass Betrayal is sacred when the heart can encompass the whole. — Nancy Wait
Memoir Quotes By Lizzie Harwood: I have a severe case of invisibility-plus-impulsive-behavior that I have a severe case of invisibility-plus-impulsive-behavior that I am calling, for the purposes of this memoir, Xamnesia. It — Lizzie Harwood
Memoir Quotes By Harlan Coben: I would never write a memoir, because it I would never write a memoir, because it would be too boring. — Harlan Coben
Memoir Quotes By Aspen Matis: I was promising myself strength.I had to write I was promising myself strength.

I had to write it, say it, make the effort and fake it before I actually believed I could do it. — Aspen Matis
Memoir Quotes By Trisha Ventker: A lot of men tend to want "models"I A lot of men tend to want "models"
I tell men, unless they look like a model themselves, they can't expect to land one. — Trisha Ventker
Memoir Quotes By Rick Barnett: Mistakes? That's why they put erasers on pencils. Mistakes? That's why they put erasers on pencils. — Rick Barnett
Memoir Quotes By Julia Child: I discovered that when one follows the artist's I discovered that when one follows the artist's eye one sees unexpected treasures in so many seemingly ordinary scenes. — Julia Child
Memoir Quotes By Hope Jahren: I wonder who else in the world was I wonder who else in the world was having such an exquisite dawn. — Hope Jahren
Memoir Quotes By Mitch Albom: I had a very high-grade publisher tell me I had a very high-grade publisher tell me I was incapable of writing a memoir. — Mitch Albom
Memoir Quotes By Rabih Alameddine: Memory, memoir, autobiography - lies, lies, all lies. Memory, memoir, autobiography - lies, lies, all lies. — Rabih Alameddine
Memoir Quotes By Sandra Staas: Pittsburgh did not smell of mayonnaise that day. Pittsburgh did not smell of mayonnaise that day. — Sandra Staas
Memoir Quotes By Charlotte Smith: Fortunately the Omanis are generally very friendly and Fortunately the Omanis are generally very friendly and in no time at all, I had a knight in shining white dishdasha offering to help me. — Charlotte Smith
Memoir Quotes By John Irving: The memoir-novel dumbed down fiction and traduced The memoir-novel dumbed down fiction and traduced — John Irving
Memoir Quotes By Jane Davenport Platko: Our stories are mirrors. We can look into Our stories are mirrors. We can look into them and return to ourselves. We can make of them an offering. — Jane Davenport Platko
Memoir Quotes By Mary E. DeMuth: I wear the word victim like a badge I wear the word victim like a badge of honor - my own purple heart. I see what others do more than I see what I'm capable of. — Mary E. DeMuth
Memoir Quotes By Marilyn Sewell: I always felt awkward and unfinished, unworthy of I always felt awkward and unfinished, unworthy of love, suspicious of affection offered. My mother's absence became a great presence in my life. — Marilyn Sewell
Memoir Quotes By Kate Zambreno: The nonfiction novel or literary memoir as authored The nonfiction novel or literary memoir as authored by women is usually given a much harder time in mainstream criticism. — Kate Zambreno
Memoir Quotes By Deborah L. Parker: God has given us all our unique story. God has given us all our unique story. It's not one that flows easily or pretty, but the story is ours! Find it and treasure it ... — Deborah L. Parker
Memoir Quotes By Linda Kinnamon: Alchemy of the Afterlife A Memoir Linda Kinnamon, Alchemy of the Afterlife A Memoir Linda Kinnamon, RN Flatirons Press — Linda Kinnamon
Memoir Quotes By Benay Nordby: Everyone has a colorful life. You just have Everyone has a colorful life. You just have to get out your crayons. — Benay Nordby
Memoir Quotes By W. Somerset Maugham: To me he seemed one of those persons To me he seemed one of those persons destined to failure of whom you wonder what purpose it can ever serve that they should have ben born. — W. Somerset Maugham
Memoir Quotes By Kilroy J. Oldster: It is important to measure ourselves at least It is important to measure ourselves at least once in life, undertake a personal odyssey that constructs a clarifying prism of our being. — Kilroy J. Oldster
Memoir Quotes By Laura Ingalls Wilder: The snug log house looked just as it The snug log house looked just as it always had. It did not seem to know they were going away. — Laura Ingalls Wilder
Memoir Quotes By Laura Ingalls Wilder: There was no time to lose, no time There was no time to lose, no time to waste in rest or play. The life of the earth comes up with a rush in the springtime. — Laura Ingalls Wilder
Memoir Quotes By Steve Martin: A remarkable memoir that's packed with anecdotes, advice A remarkable memoir that's packed with anecdotes, advice and humor, all while maintaining a high level of dignity and self-awareness. — Steve Martin
Memoir Quotes By Aspen Matis: It was my first lesson in the fragility It was my first lesson in the fragility of attraction. — Aspen Matis
Memoir Quotes By Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew: The point, I decided, wasn't to have the The point, I decided, wasn't to have the autobiography or even the memories. The point was who I became when I wrote. — Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew
Memoir Quotes By Lauren Slater: Finally the dawn came, the sky fringed with Finally the dawn came, the sky fringed with pink, and the sun bright as a coin in a spill of rising red. — Lauren Slater
Memoir Quotes By Patricia Amis: If you can see it, you can achieve If you can see it, you can achieve it. God helps those who helps themselves. Power is in the act of humility. — Patricia Amis
Memoir Quotes By Emma Donoghue: A memoir is always the most authentic telling A memoir is always the most authentic telling of a situation, but a novel gets to different places. — Emma Donoghue
Memoir Quotes By Sean Wilsey: A memoir, at its heart, is written in A memoir, at its heart, is written in order to figure out who you are. — Sean Wilsey
Memoir Quotes By Julia Child: The more I learned the more I realized The more I learned the more I realized how very much one has to know before one is in-the-know at all. — Julia Child
Memoir Quotes By Jane Alison: Just as there can be a hole in Just as there can be a hole in these narratives, a memoir can be as much about what's forgotten as what's remembered. — Jane Alison