Anna Quindlen – I read and walked for…

I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse…


“I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me.”
-Anna Quindlen

Anna Quindlen – If I get the forty…

If I get the forty additional years statisticians say are likely coming to me, I…


“If I get the forty additional years statisticians say are likely coming to me, I could fit in at least one, maybe two new lifetimes. Sad that only one of those lifetimes can include being the mother of young children.”
-Anna Quindlen

Anna Quindlen – Ideas are only lethal if…

Ideas are only lethal if you suppress and don’t discuss them. Ignorance is not bliss…


“Ideas are only lethal if you suppress and don’t discuss them. Ignorance is not bliss, it’s stupid. Banning books shows you don’t trust your kids to think and you don’t trust yourself to be able to talk to them.”
-Anna Quindlen