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Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Death is just the last scene of the Death is just the last scene of the last act. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Our house is made of glass ... and Our house is made of glass ... and our lives are made of glass; and there is nothing we can do to protect ourselves. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Johnny Oates: Running more doesn't do you any good. You've Running more doesn't do you any good. You've got to be successful more. — Johnny Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: People might be surprised to know how much People might be surprised to know how much I throw away. For every page I publish, I throw 10 pages away. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Sometimes people surprise us. People we believe we Sometimes people surprise us. People we believe we know. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: I should say, one of the things about I should say, one of the things about being a widow or a widower, you really, really need a sense of humor, because everything's going to fall apart. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: God's blessing is not always to be distinguished God's blessing is not always to be distinguished from His wrath. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By John Oates: A good mustache makes a man for many A good mustache makes a man for many reasons. — John Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: For writing is a solitary occupation, and one For writing is a solitary occupation, and one of its hazards is loneliness. But an advantage of loneliness is privacy, autonomy, freedom. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By John Oates: You don't want to pitch a tent and You don't want to pitch a tent and live inside the Louvre. You want to check it out, appreciate it, and move somewhere else. — John Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Hating "The Great Gatsby" (the novel) is like Hating "The Great Gatsby" (the novel) is like spitting into the Grand Canyon. It will not be going away anytime soon, but you will be. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: "Because there has been no one to stop "Because there has been no one to stop me" has been one of the principles of my life. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By John Oates: I've been asked to do various types of I've been asked to do various types of cruises. — John Oates
Oates Quotes By John Oates: The first record I bought myself could have The first record I bought myself could have been 'Oh Lonesome Me' by Don Gibson or 'Wake Up Little Susie' by the Everly Brothers. — John Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Unbidden, Unwelcome, Yet unable to resist, I entered Unbidden, Unwelcome, Yet unable to resist, I entered a stranger's life — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Words are like wild birds - they will Words are like wild birds - they will come when they wish, not when they are bidden. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: The things that link us deepest, we can't The things that link us deepest, we can't feel.
Except if they're taken from us. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: It had given him a charge of entitlement It had given him a charge of entitlement and invincibility he would draw upon through life, like a limitless bank account.) — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Is there any mystery like who you finally Is there any mystery like who you finally turn out to be. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Loneliness is dangerous ... because if aloneness does Loneliness is dangerous ... because if aloneness does not lead to God, it leads to the devil. It leads to the self. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By John Oates: When you really can't affect something, you almost When you really can't affect something, you almost don't wanna wish too hard, because it's just frustrating. — John Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: As long as you're in motion, your perspective As long as you're in motion, your perspective is obscured. Only when you reach the summit and turn to look back, can you be at peace. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Evil isn't a cosmological riddle, only just selfish Evil isn't a cosmological riddle, only just selfish human behavior. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Boxing is rough. Even if you win, you Boxing is rough. Even if you win, you get hurt. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: This was before voice mail, recorded phone messages This was before voice mail, recorded phone messages you can't escape. Life was easier then. You just didn't pick up the phone. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: It is the most horrific thought - my It is the most horrific thought - my husband died among strangers. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Frank Black: I listen to Neil Young and jazz and I listen to Neil Young and jazz and classical stations and, if my girlfriend's driving, it tends to be Hall & Oates. — Frank Black
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Acting is the loneliest profession I know. Acting is the loneliest profession I know. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By John Oates: Personally, I've never really wanted to be a Personally, I've never really wanted to be a rock star. That wasn't my motivation in life. It kind of happened. — John Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Our lives can only be interpreted in retrospect, Our lives can only be interpreted in retrospect, yet must be lived from day to day, blindly. What folly, the human condition! — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: He was eight years older than I was, He was eight years older than I was, most of the calendar year. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Adam Oates: Assistant coaches become a little bit more buddies Assistant coaches become a little bit more buddies to the players than a head coach. — Adam Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Be your own editor/critic. Sympathetic but merciless! Be your own editor/critic. Sympathetic but merciless! — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Well, no. Marianne thought there could be lots Well, no. Marianne thought there could be lots worse. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: The heavenly light you admire is fossil-light, it's The heavenly light you admire is fossil-light, it's the unfathomably distant past you gaze into, stars long extinct — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: All actors are whores.They want only one thing: All actors are whores.
They want only one thing: to seduce you. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Politics, the negotiating of power. Eros, the negotiating Politics, the negotiating of power. Eros, the negotiating of power. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Only in love is there trust - even Only in love is there trust - even the possibility of trust. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Of all psychic conditions, anxiety verging upon paranoia/hysteria Of all psychic conditions, anxiety verging upon paranoia/hysteria is perhaps the most contagious, even among men. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Novels begin, not on the page, but in Novels begin, not on the page, but in meditation and day-dreaming - In thinking, not writing. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By John Oates: With his passing, Dick Clark deserves to take With his passing, Dick Clark deserves to take his place at the top in the pantheon of popular culture icons. — John Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Exotic: meaning you're "desired."For madness is seductive, sexy. Exotic: meaning you're "desired."
For madness is seductive, sexy. Female madness.
So long as the female is reasonably young and attractive. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Love is an indescribable sensation - perhaps a Love is an indescribable sensation - perhaps a conviction, a sense of certitude. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Self-criticism, like self-administered brain surgery, is perhaps not Self-criticism, like self-administered brain surgery, is perhaps not a good idea. Can the 'self' see the 'self' with any objectivity? — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: I could EAT YOUR HEART & asshole you'd I could EAT YOUR HEART & asshole you'd never know it. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: and much more interesting. and much more interesting. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: For memory is a moral action, a choice. For memory is a moral action, a choice. You can choose to remember. You can choose not. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By John Oates: I get to play with all these different I get to play with all these different players who don't necessarily approach music always the same way that I might. So I learn a lot. — John Oates
Oates Quotes By John Oates: 'Maneater' is about N.Y.C. in the '80s. It's 'Maneater' is about N.Y.C. in the '80s. It's about greed, avarice, and spoiled riches. — John Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: On their own, your eyes did not naturally On their own, your eyes did not naturally discover the sky. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By John Oates: I was born at the beginning of rock I was born at the beginning of rock and roll. I got to experience the entire evolution of popular rock and roll music even before it started. — John Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Love you in that cheerleader's costume. Last Friday. Love you in that cheerleader's costume. Last Friday. You didn't see me I guess. But I was there. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: I really love to set things in places I really love to set things in places that are real to me. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: It must happen to everyone. The last time It must happen to everyone. The last time you make love, you can't know it will be the last. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: [Emily] Dickinson, our supreme poet of inwardness. [Emily] Dickinson, our supreme poet of inwardness. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: There are some secrets so toxic you can't There are some secrets so toxic you can't share. Especially if you love who it is you'd have to share with. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: As a librarian for 18 years at the As a librarian for 18 years at the Merck branch of the Trenton Public Library, I was sorely tested by the slow-witted and obtuse among the citizenry — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: I learned long ago that being Lewis Carroll I learned long ago that being Lewis Carroll was infinitely more exciting than being Alice. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Love commingled with hate is more powerful than Love commingled with hate is more powerful than love. Or hate. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Like a flame is real enough, isn't it, Like a flame is real enough, isn't it, while it's burning?-even if there's a time it goes out? — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Geraldine McCaughrean: If you want to please me very much, If you want to please me very much, you will fall down when I shoot you, -Oates
The White Darkness — Geraldine McCaughrean
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: It might be argued that our lives are It might be argued that our lives are a concatenation of minutiae interrupted at unpredictable times by significant events. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: To love life for some men is to To love life for some men is to love fighting, for fighting, and not love, is seen as man's deepest passion. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Critics sometimes appear to be addressing themselves to Critics sometimes appear to be addressing themselves to works other than those I remember writing. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: The brain is a muscle of busy hills, The brain is a muscle of busy hills, the struggle of unthought things with things eternally thought. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Before you can write a novel you have Before you can write a novel you have to have a number of ideas that come together. One idea is not enough. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By John Oates: You don't wanna be around your family constantly. You don't wanna be around your family constantly. — John Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Messes are made by people who want but Messes are made by people who want but don't know what they want, let alone how to get it. — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: A bully is one who forces you to A bully is one who forces you to laugh at his jokes, even if they are not jokes. That is how you know he is a bully. A — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Joyce Carol Oates: Let them write angry letters to the Government-they Let them write angry letters to the Government-
they haven't been loved enough, there has been some crime — Joyce Carol Oates
Oates Quotes By Jonny Oates: Egalitarianism trumps elitism. Only a selfish fool will Egalitarianism trumps elitism. Only a selfish fool will tell you otherwise — Jonny Oates