Nicole Krauss Quotes

Nicole Krauss Quotes: Except for when I was very little and thought that being an
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Nicole Krauss Quote: He learned to live with the truth. Not to accept it, but to live with it.
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Quotes about Nicole Krauss: The moment had passed, the door between the lives we could have led and the lives we led had shut in our faces.
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Quote about Nicole Krauss: It's one of those unforgettable moments that happen as a child, when you discover that all along the world has been betraying you.
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Nicole Krauss Sayings: My first novel, 'Man Walks Into a Room,' is about a man who's lost his memory and has to start a second life. On one level, it's about how we create a coherent sense of self.
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Nicole Krauss Saying: For me, the most powerful way to write about something is through the absence of it. Rather than writing about what it was to become a new mother, I wrote, for example, a father facing death and addressing his estranged son about the regrets of his relationship.
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Sayings about Nicole Krauss: Now that mine is almost over, I can say that the one thing that struck me most about life is the capacity for change. One day you're a person and the next day they tell you you're a dog. At first it's hard to bear, but after a while you learn not to look at it as a loss. There's even a moment when it becomes exhilarating to realize just how little needs to stay the same for you to continue the effort they call, for lack of a better word, being human.
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Saying about Nicole Krauss: We move through the day like two hands of a clock: sometimes we overlap for a moment, then come apart again, carrying on alone. Everyday exactly the same: the tea, the burnt toast, the crumbs, the silence.
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Nicole Krauss Quotes: The malpractice for advice-giving is like five times as much as a craniotomy.
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Nicole Krauss Quote: The unique thing that literature provides is to be able to step so fully into another situation and condition.
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Quotes about Nicole Krauss: Once upon a time there was a boy who lived in a house across the field from a girl who no longer exists. They made up a thousand games. She was Queen and he was King. In the autumn light, her hair shone like a crown. They collected the world in small handfuls. When the sky grew dark they parted with leaves in their hair.
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Quote about Nicole Krauss: I am always coming up with architectural metaphors when I think about writing. But I think one of the things that draw us to literature is that it gives us this very attractive illusion that there is meaning in the world - things connect.
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Nicole Krauss Sayings: The fact that you got a little happier today doesn't change the fact that you also became a little sadder. Every day you become a little more of both, which means that right now, at this exact moment, you're the happiest and saddest you've ever been in your whole life.
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Nicole Krauss Saying: The truth was I'd given up waiting long ago. The moment had passed, the door between the lives we could have led and the lives we led had shut in our faces. Or better to say, in my face. Grammar of my life: as a rule of thumb, wherever there appears a plural, correct for singular. Should I ever let slip a royal We, put me out of my misery with a swift blow to the head.
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Sayings about Nicole Krauss: The clarity was startling and Samson wondered whether he was imagining these moments. Not that they hadn't happened at all, but that they had been embellished by details from elsewhere, fragments that survived the obliteration of other memories, vagrant data that gravitated and stuck to what was left to remember. But in the end he rejected this idea. The memories were too perfect: take one detail away and they collapsed into disorder.
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Saying about Nicole Krauss: He wondered if what he had taken for the richness of silence was really the poverty of never being heard [...]. How could he have forgotten what he had always known: there is no match for the silence of God.
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Nicole Krauss Quotes: Because of the illusion. You fall in love, it's intoxicating, and for a little while, you actually feel like you've become one with the other person, merged souls and so on. You think you'll never be lonely again.
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Nicole Krauss Quote: I forced myself to picture the last moments. The penultimate breath. A final sigh. And yet. It was always followed by another.
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