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“I’m not a Christian. I’m not an Atheist. I’m not Jewish. I’m not Muslim. My religion, what I believe in is called the Constitution of United States of America.” – The Ides of March

"In a world that I seldom understand, there are winds of destiny that blow when we least expect them. Sometimes they gust with the fury of a hurricane, sometimes they barely fan one's cheek." - Nicholas Sparks, 'Message in a Bottle'

“Reality could never match the fantasy. That was always the problem, and it was just a question of stopping the fantasy.” – Bookends by Jane Green

Bookends by Jane Green Quotes 9 of 10

“Thank God my life seems to have found its equilibrium again.” – Bookends by Jane Green

“A couple of guys fell in love with me and showed up in our dorm hall, but the ones I really liked sort of ignored me. I thought I must have a complex to only want the ones who didn’t care.” – Best Friends by Martha Moody

“‘I’ve been thinking about college,’ I said, perching on a chair, toweling my wet hair, ‘and I think the first year I learned about independence, the second year I learned about religion, the third year I learned about Los Angeles, and this year I’m learning about sex.’” – Best Friends by Martha Moody

“‘I think the first year I learned to be away from home, the second year I learned about friendship and love, the third year I learned about death, and this year I’m learning about justice.’” – Best Friends by Martha Moody

“So marriage was out for me now. I realized I’d spent a lot of my lifetime looking for a man, and now my searching days were over. A relief, really. A door closed. One less thing to worry about. Oh, I could live with someone. I could be a soul mate (me?), a lover, a [...]

“Oh, the sound of the dirt hitting wood. I can still hear it years later. I think it’s the saddest sound I’ve ever heard.” – Best Friends by Martha Moody

“I might as well have been a nun. It wasn’t a conscious decision. I just stopped looking for partners. After a while, I sort of desexed myself.” – Best Friends by Martha Moody

“‘But with your children, you discover talents you didn’t know you had. You can make such a difference: point their way in the world, give them memories that’ll inform their lives years later.’” – Best Friends by Martha Moody

“There’s this loony idea-American, Christian-that what you do doesn’t ultimately matter, that anything can be forgiven and redeemed. I don’t buy it. Nothing disappears, nothing is cancelled out. A stain in the wood, meat on the hands, a virus in the cells. There’s things don’t go away. In the end, imperfectly but largely, you reap [...]

“In the wings were guys. I had some wanton ways: a hockey player one weekend, a poet the next. I wasn’t a very good flirt (how could I be? With three big brothers, I knew the male mind), so I slept with them and got it over with. My logic went like this: sex is [...]

“I love being a mother of a two-year old. It is like being a movie star in a world without critics.” – I Don’t Know How She Does It

“I’m going to help you rediscover your manhood. Do you have any idea where you could have lost it?” – Crazy, Stupid, Love.

“I’m the product of a fucked up generation.” – Bunraku

Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand Quotes

“There was still one response, the greatest, that she had missed. She thought: To find a feeling that would hold, as their sum, as their final expression, the purpose of all the things she loved on earth. . . To find a consciousness like her own, who would be the meaning of her world, as [...]

Mean Moms –

Mean Moms We had the meanest mother in the whole world! While other kids ate candy for breakfast, we had to have cereal, eggs, and toast. When others had a Pepsi and a twinkie for lunch, we had to eat sandwiches. And you can guess our mother fixed us a dinner that was different from [...]

What My Mother Taught Me –

My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE “If you’re going to kill each other, do it outside – I just finished cleaning!” My mother taught me RELIGION “You better pray that will come out of the carpet.” My mother taught me about TIME TRAVEL “If you don’t straighten up, I’m going to [...]

I’ve Learned…

I’ve learned… I’ve learned that you can get by on charm for about 15 minutes, after that, you’d better know something. I’ve learned that you shouldn’t compare yourself to the best others can do, but to the best you can do. I’ve learned that it’s not what happens to people that’s important, it’s what they [...]