Susan Minot Quotes

Top 29 wise famous quotes and sayings by Susan Minot

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Susan Minot quotes: Our concerns aren't always appropriate or morally elevated. Our concerns aren't always appropriate or morally elevated.
Susan Minot quotes: I first travelled to Africa at the end of 1996 and was immediately captivated. I had planned on a three-week trip, and I ended up staying two months. I first travelled to Africa at the end of 1996 and was immediately captivated. I had planned on a three-week trip, and I ended up staying two months.
Susan Minot quotes: A free spirit's just an idiot who doesn't want to face reality. A free spirit's just an idiot who doesn't want to face reality.
Susan Minot quotes: A struggle, to the person experiencing it, is a struggle. A struggle, to the person experiencing it, is a struggle.
Susan Minot quotes: In general, my own experience of writing an adaptation of 'Evening' gave me a chance to get into different parts of the book. In general, my own experience of writing an adaptation of 'Evening' gave me a chance to get into different parts of the book.
Susan Minot quotes: Most fiction comes from your experience. Most fiction comes from your experience.
Susan Minot quotes: The idea that there is a family somewhere who functions is an odd concept. The idea that there is a family somewhere who functions is an odd concept.
Susan Minot quotes: So many bad things happen in this world because people don't know how to express things. So many bad things happen in this world because people don't know how to express things.
Susan Minot quotes: When a person you love moves by you with flat eyes that will not see you, it is a shock to believe it. When a person you love moves by you with flat eyes that will not see you, it is a shock to believe it.
Susan Minot quotes: For a girl, with each boy it's as though a petal gets plucked each time. For a girl, with each boy it's as though a petal gets plucked each time.
Susan Minot quotes: Families are endlessly fascinating. We all have one, and they have a great impact on who we are and what we do - Freudian as that is. Families are endlessly fascinating. We all have one, and they have a great impact on who we are and what we do - Freudian as that is.
Susan Minot quotes: I don't consider the first-world concerns any less important than the third-world ones. I don't consider the first-world concerns any less important than the third-world ones.
Susan Minot quotes: Illness can make us behave in the most surprising ways. Illness can make us behave in the most surprising ways.
Susan Minot quotes: Change and renewal are themes in life, aren't they? We keep growing throughout life. Change and renewal are themes in life, aren't they? We keep growing throughout life.
Susan Minot quotes: Boy poison - a boy's kisses were like a poison, which infected you and after you were exposed you craved more, like an addict. Boy poison - a boy's kisses were like a poison, which infected you and after you were exposed you craved more, like an addict.
Susan Minot quotes: When I look through my sketchbooks, they bring back moments that I would otherwise have completely forgotten. When I look through my sketchbooks, they bring back moments that I would otherwise have completely forgotten.
Susan Minot quotes: I would have fallen in love with you anywhere. I would have fallen in love with you anywhere.
Susan Minot quotes: The teenager's room is her cave. It is here she can meet herself, undistracted by the new hassles life is making for her. Here, she can reflect. The teenager's room is her cave. It is here she can meet herself, undistracted by the new hassles life is making for her. Here, she can reflect.
Susan Minot quotes: Preserving that privacy between a writer and the work is important. You have to shut out all those voices that have reacted to your work. Preserving that privacy between a writer and the work is important. You have to shut out all those voices that have reacted to your work.
Susan Minot quotes: There are aspects of love that I once undervalued. Kindness. Having a sort of honor when love is on the table. There are aspects of love that I once undervalued. Kindness. Having a sort of honor when love is on the table.
Susan Minot quotes: There is no good reason. Don't waste your life waiting for good reasons ... You'll wait and wait. There is no good reason. Don't waste your life waiting for good reasons ... You'll wait and wait.
Susan Minot quotes: Writing an adaptation is not so much a collaboration as it is a series of steps. You're basically creating a blueprint for something else. Writing an adaptation is not so much a collaboration as it is a series of steps. You're basically creating a blueprint for something else.
Susan Minot quotes: Recklessness is par for the course when you're 25. Recklessness is par for the course when you're 25.
Susan Minot quotes: Desire suppressed finds its way into other more surreal settings, into dreams. Desire suppressed finds its way into other more surreal settings, into dreams.
Susan Minot quotes: Writing chases after the senses, and conveys them in an altered form. When it is done well, the senses come alive in a new and captured form. Writing chases after the senses, and conveys them in an altered form. When it is done well, the senses come alive in a new and captured form.
Susan Minot quotes: Success did change me. You don't want it to, but it does. Success did change me. You don't want it to, but it does.
Susan Minot quotes: [She] felt as if she were both a stranger to herself and more herself than she'd ever been. [She] felt as if she were both a stranger to herself and more herself than she'd ever been.