Sherman Alexie Quotes

Sherman Alexie Quotes: I got in a fight with my girlfriend,
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Sherman Alexie Quote: She told me that every other step was just for me.' But that's only half of the dance,' I said. Yeah,' my father said. 'She was keeping the rest for herself. Nobody can give everything away. It ain't healthy.
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Quotes about Sherman Alexie: I suddenly understood that if every moment of a book should be taken seriously, then every moment of a life should be taken seriously as well.
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Quote about Sherman Alexie: At the halfway point of any drunken night, there is a moment when an Indian realizes he cannot turn back toward tradition and that he has no map to guide him toward the future.
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Sherman Alexie Sayings: What kind of life can you have in a house without books?
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Sherman Alexie Saying: In a real-world way, my gifts are very limited in terms of what I can do.
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Sayings about Sherman Alexie: The streetlight outside my house shines on tonight and I'm watching it like it could give me a vision. James ain't talked ever and he looks at that streetlight like it was a word and maybe like it was a verb. James wanted to streetlight me and make me bright and beautiful so all the moths and bats would circle me like I was the center of the world an held secrets.
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Saying about Sherman Alexie: When are we left-wingers going to learn that we are losing the cultural and political battle with conservatives because we are fractured into narcissistic special-interest groups? Why should an antiwar protestor be so concerned about her dietary identity? The political opinions of vegetarians and meat-eaters are, after all, equally important. And what does it tell us about vegetarians that it would never occur to meat-eaters to carry a sign that reads
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Sherman Alexie Quotes: I felt so conflicted about having fled the rez as a kid that I created a whole literary career that left me there.
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Sherman Alexie Quote: I remember when people used to think I was smart. I remember when people used to think my brain was useful. Damaged by water, sure. And ready to seizure at any moment. But still useful, and maybe even a little bit beautiful and sacred and magical.
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Quotes about Sherman Alexie: In the middle of a crazy and drunk life, you have to hang onto the good and sober moments tightly.
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Quote about Sherman Alexie: The problem is that too many adults think their kids' lives are simple, or they try to make their lives simple, when their emotional lives are just as complicated as ours. They might have a few less tools to deal with it because they're young, but the emotions are all the same, and the subject matter is all the same.
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Sherman Alexie Sayings: Everyone I have lost in the closing of a door the click of the lock is not forgotten, they do not die but remain within the soft edges of the earth, the ash of house fires and cancer in sin and forgiveness huddled under old blankets dreaming their way into my hands, my heart closing tight like fists. -
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Sherman Alexie Saying: I write books for teenagers because I vividly remember what it felt like to be a teen facing everyday and epic dangers. I don't write to protect them. It's far too late for that. I write to give them weapons-in the form of words and ideas-that will help them fight their monsters. I write in blood because I remember what it felt like to bleed.
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Sayings about Sherman Alexie: He looked into the crowd for approval, saw his mother and father. He waved and they waved back. Smiles and Indian teeth. They were both drunk. Everything familiar and welcome. Everything beautiful.
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Saying about Sherman Alexie: White Americans have a short memory.
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Sherman Alexie Quotes: Unlike landed white men, she didn't need to climb mountains to experience mystic panic. All she needed was to set her alarm dock for the next morning, wake when it rang, and go to class.
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Sherman Alexie Quote: A really good stand-up comic is a poet; it's about the use of language. It can be really poetic. And I like politically conscious comedy.
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