Amy Hempel

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    A love affair begins with a fantasy. For instance, that the beloved will always be there.
    Source: The Dog of the Marriage (2010) 70
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    An idea might spark an essay, but never a story.
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    Dreams: the place most of us get what we need.
    Source: Rick Moody (2007) 373
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    For peace of mind, I will lie about any thing at any time.
    Source: Rick Moody (2007) 202
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    Good leaders being scarce, following yourself is allowed.
    Source: Rick Moody (2007) 32
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    He could not wait to get rid of them so he could enjoy remembering them.
    Source: Rick Moody (2007) 391
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    I am not quite myself, I think. But who here is quite himself? And yet there is a way in which we are all more ourselves than ever, I suppose.
    Source: Rick Moody (2007) 236
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    I get rational when I panic.
    Source: Rick Moody (2007) 46
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    I leave a lot out when I tell the truth.
    Source: Rick Moody (2007) 106
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    I want to know everything about you, so I tell you everything about myself.
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    In my head there's a broken balcony I fall off of when I speak.
    Source: Rick Moody (2007) 129
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    Just because you have stopped sinking doesn't mean you're not still underwater.
    Source: Rick Moody (2007) 8
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    My job ... I do nothing, it pays nothing, but - you guessed it - it's better than nothing.
    Source: Rick Moody (2007) 6
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    The only time the word baby doesn't scare me is the time that it should, when it is what a man calls me.
    Source: Rick Moody (2007) 284
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    They say the smart dog obeys but the smarter dog knows when to disobey.
    Source: Rick Moody (2007) 32
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