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  • If you want your prayers answered, get up off your knees and do something about them.
    (Wally Lamb, "She's Come Undone")

  • Life's a shit sandwich, my ass. Life's a polka and don't you forget it!
    (Wally Lamb, "She's Come Undone")

  • Love is like breathing, you take it in and let it out.
    (Wally Lamb, "She's Come Undone")

  • My memory of that day is like television itself, sharp and clear but unreliable.
    (Wally Lamb, "She's Come Undone")

  • Rosalie sat sideways in her chair, shaking from the laughter she was swallowing. I imagined myself drawing a gun from desk, taking aim, and killing her without so much as a quiver.
    (Wally Lamb, "She's Come Undone")


  • She preferred to get high on life.
    (Wally Lamb, "She's Come Undone")

  • She's got a certain feisty charm for a racist. Not to mention all those great dead-animal stories.
    (Wally Lamb, "She's Come Undone")

  • A purple African violet so lush and fleshy it looked edible... his fingers as cool and smooth as beach stones.
    (Wally Lamb, "She's Come Undone")

  • That time we separated was my idea. I thought, well, I'm fifty years old and there might be someone else out there. People waste their happiness - that's what makes me sad. Everyone's so scared to be happy.
    (Wally Lamb, "She's Come Undone")

  • All the dead bolts, pulled shades and hidden knives in the world couldn't protect you from the truth.
    (Wally Lamb, "She's Come Undone")

  • This was what could happen to you: you could end up this far from where you thought you were going.
    (Wally Lamb, "She's Come Undone")

  • But I think this: that whatever prices I've paid, whatever sorrows I shoulder, well, I have blessings, too. Not just my family now, but the others-the ones who have died...They're with me still. They're here...
    (Wally Lamb, "She's Come Undone")

  • Visualize your solutions. Picture an answer to the problem. Then make the picture real.
    (Wally Lamb, "She's Come Undone")

  • Eventually, I reached the other side of the chasm and understood the differences between the two men. I no longer hated Daddy: he had been a shitty father and a shitty husband - a man who's made two bad choices based on lust and coveting and then been too weak either to live with them or undo them. But he had not been a rapist.
    (Wally Lamb, "She's Come Undone")

  • Well, get used to it, the whole world is nuts.
    (Wally Lamb, "She's Come Undone")


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