Grace Paley Quotes

Grace Paley Quotes: There isn't a story written that isn't about blood and money. People and their relationship to each other is the blood, the family. And how they live, the money of it.
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Grace Paley Quote: Just when I most needed important conversation, a sniff of the man-wide world, that is, at least one brainy companion who could translate my friendly language into his tongue of undying carnal love, I was forced to lounge in our neighborhood park, surrounded by children.
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Quotes about Grace Paley: The only recognizable feature of hope is action.
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Quote about Grace Paley: Good talkers are people who use interesting language and have a lot of energy in speech and who also listen.
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Grace Paley Sayings: Well, you have children so you know: little children little troubles, big children, big troubles - it's a saying in Yiddish. Maybe the Chinese said it too.
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Grace Paley Saying: ... I go through a story for lies. I might discover the lie of trying to show off. Sometimes they're lies of character. Sometimes they are lies of writing the most beautiful sentence in the world that has nothing to do with the story.
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Sayings about Grace Paley: Sometimes before people know what they're saying, they already love the language.
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Saying about Grace Paley: That heartbreaking moment when you finish an amazing book, and you are forced to return to reality.
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Grace Paley Quotes: I'm seventy-five now. I also have the peculiar luck of having a sister and brother who are fourteen and sixteen years older than me. Their health is not good. It couldn't be at that age. But their spirits are. Both my brother and my sister are an example to me.
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Grace Paley Quote: The only thing you should have to do is find work you love to do. And I can't imagine living without having loved a person. A man, in my case. It could be a woman, but whatever. I think, what I always tell kids when they get out of class and ask, 'What should I do now?' I always say, 'Keep a low overhead. You're not going to make a lot of money.' And the next thing I say: 'Don't live with a person who doesn't respect your work.' That's the most important thing
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