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12 Famous Quotes by Anne Tyler
10/25/1941 - (Present)
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People always call it luck when you've acted more sensibly than they have.

Luck Quotes, by Anne Tyler

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Ever consider what pets must think of us? I mean, here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul - chicken, pork, half a cow. They must think we're the greatest hunters on earth!

Dogs Quotes, by Anne Tyler

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Ever consider what pets must think of us? I mean, here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul - chicken, pork, half a cow. They must think we're the greatest hunters on earth!

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Anne Tyler

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While armchair travelers dream of going places, traveling armchairs dream of staying put.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Anne Tyler

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I've always thought a hotel ought to offer optional small animals. I mean a cat to sleep on your bed at night, or a dog of some kind to act pleased when you come in. You ever notice how a hotel room feels so lifeless?

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Anne Tyler

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None of my own experiences ever finds its way into my work. However, the stages of my life -- motherhood, middle age, etc. -- often influence my subject matter.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Anne Tyler

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She thinks the people she loves are better than they really are, and so then she starts changing things around to suit her view of them

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Anne Tyler

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I remember leaving the hospital - thinking, 'Wait, are they going to let me just walk off with him? I don't know beans about babies! I don't have a license to do this.' [We're] just amateurs.

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People always call it luck when you've acted more sensibly than they have.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Anne Tyler

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I never think about the actual process of writing. I suppose I have a superstition about examining it too closely.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Anne Tyler

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II would advise any beginning writer to write the first drafts as if no one else will ever read them -- without a though about publication -- and only in the last draft to consider how the work will look from the outside.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Anne Tyler

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My family can always tell when I'm well into a novel because the meals get very crummy.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Anne Tyler

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