Helen Garner Quotes

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The rain began again. It fell heavily, easily, with no meaning or intention but the fulfilment of its own nature, which was to fall and fall. -Helen Garner
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I had always thought that sorrow was the most exhausting of the emotions. Now I knew that it was anger. -Helen Garner
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At the time it seemed like a natural development of my interest in what was going on around me in society. -Helen Garner
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I like poking my nose into other people's lives. -Helen Garner
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Writers seem to me to be people who need to retire from social life and do a lot of thinking about what's happened - almost to calm themselves. -Helen Garner
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It's disturbing at my age to look at a young woman's destructive behaviour and hear the echoes of it, of one's own destructiveness in youth. -Helen Garner
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The only thing that I was equipped for with my very mediocre college Arts degree was to get a job in teaching. -Helen Garner
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It's a terrific privilege to be able to see into somebody else's life. -Helen Garner
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That's the best thing that's ever happened to me, bar none, is having grandchildren and living by them and being part of their lives. -Helen Garner
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I'm very disturbed by violence against women when it is violence. -Helen Garner
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That's one of the things I hope that the book can do, is to restore some dignity to Joe Cinque. -Helen Garner
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People demand a lot of the justice system and they demand things that it can't deliver. -Helen Garner
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I think writers are very anxious. -Helen Garner
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But there are some wounds that can never be healed. -Helen Garner
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Janet Malcolm's probably the writer I most admire and who's most influenced me. -Helen Garner
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