She had her addictions and one of them was reading.
("The Glass Castle")
More Quotes from Jeannette Walls:Life's too short to care about what other people think. Besides, they should accept us for who we are
Those shining stars, he liked to point out, were one of the special treats for people like us who lived out in the wilderness. Rich city folks, he'd say, lived in fancy apartments, but their air was so polluted they couldn't even see the stars. We'd have to be out of our minds to want to trade places with any of them.
Once you'd resolved to go, there was nothing to it at all.
You're in a horse race but you're thinking like a sheep. Sheep don't win horse races.
One thing about whoring: It put a chicken on the table.
My life is not just about the past.
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I've developed a huge regard for Toyota for its environmental awareness, for its immense commitment to research and development in this field, and for its leadership in developing hybrids which others are now following.
Good morning is a contradiction of terms.
Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe