I walked over and looked closer at the statue of the goddess. She was wearing a headdress with a skull and a cobra and a crescent moon. Maybe this is what peace of mind was all about: having a poisonous snake on your head and smiling anyway.
("I Know This Much Is True")
More Quotes from Wally Lamb:Accept what people offer. Drink their milkshakes. Take their love.
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.
I didn't know any schizophrenics. The most valuable information I got was from people with the disease and their family members.
He was right. And he was an insensitive shit.
If I could just write it down in a piece of paper, then maybe she could get a decent night's sleep, eat a little of her dinner. Maybe she could have a minute's worth of peace.
If you risked love, it took you wherever you wanted to go. If you repressed it, you ended up unhappy.
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Ethel Percy Andrus
I would hope that understanding and reconciliation are not limited to the 19th hole alone.
Gerald R. Ford