Janet Fitch Quotes

Janet Fitch Quotes: This was the life I was going to be living, everybody separated from everybody else, hanging on for a moment only to be washed away.
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Janet Fitch Quote: I understood why she did it. At that moment I knew why people tagged graffiti on the walls of neat little houses and scratched the paint on new cars and beat up well-tended children. It was only natural to want to destroy something you could never have.
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Quotes about Janet Fitch: The poets are the standard bearers of language. Their work lives or dies word by word. When I write and can hear a clunky sentence, I try to write up to the poetry that I have recited beforehand.
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Quote about Janet Fitch: Aquamarines grew with emeralds, Claire told me. But emeralds were fragile and always broke into smaller pieces, while aquamarines were stronger, grew in huge crystals without any trouble, so they weren't worth as much. It was the emerald that didn't break that was the really valuable thing.
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Janet Fitch Sayings: Remember it all, every insult, every tear. Tattoo it on the inside of your mind. In life, knowledge of poisons is essential. I've told you, nobody becomes an artist unless they have to.
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Janet Fitch Saying: She would buy magic every day of the week. Love me, that face said. I'm so lonely, so desperate. I'll give you whatever you want.
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Sayings about Janet Fitch: A cliche is like a coin that has been handled too much. Once language has been overly handled, it no longer leaves a clear imprint.
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Saying about Janet Fitch: Remember...we don't see objects, we see light. [...] Light can do anything water can do--flow, wash, trickle. It can do anything an artist can do--paint, burnish, carve. Candlelight falls, licks a face. There is always light in a room.
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Janet Fitch Quotes: I wish my life could be like that, knotted up so that even if something broke, the whole thing wouldn't come apart.
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Janet Fitch Quote: I wondered where he was now whether I would ever hear him again. Whether someone would love him, someday show him what beauty mean't.
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Quotes about Janet Fitch: How many people ask you to come share their life?
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Quote about Janet Fitch: In a perverse way, I was glad for the stitches, glad it would show, that there would be scars. What was the point in just being hurt on the inside? It should bloody well show.
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Janet Fitch Sayings: A person didn't need to be beautiful, they just needed to be loved. But I couldn't help wanting it. If that was the way I could be loved, to be beautiful, I'd take it
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Janet Fitch Saying: I took my mother's knife and played johnny johnny johnny on the playhouse floor. I was drunk, stabbed myself every few throws. I held my hand up and there was satisfaction at seeing my blood, the way there was when I saw the red gouges onmy face that people stared at and turned away. They were thinking I was beautiful, but they were wrong, now they could see how ugly and mutilated I was.
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Sayings about Janet Fitch: And I realized as I walked through the neighborhood how each house could contain a completely different reality. In a single block, there could be fifty seperate worlds. Nobody ever really knew what was going on just next door.
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Saying about Janet Fitch: ...The men eyed her with the automatic mix of curiosity, lust, and aesthetic judgment they always gave young women, subject to object, the way you'd stare at an animal. She pretended not to notice. To remind them she was a person was too much effort. Objects bore no guilt.
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Janet Fitch Quotes: As an artist, you can never get what you want. What you do never approaches what you want it to be.
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Janet Fitch Quote: If evil means to be self-motivated, to be the center of one's own universe, to live on one's own terms, then every artist, every thinker, every original mind, is evil.
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