Katherine Dunn Quotes

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Prior to penicillin and medical research, death was an everyday occurrence. It was intimate. -Katherine Dunn
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I have been a believer in the magic of language since, at a very early age, I discovered that some words got me into trouble and others got me out. -Katherine Dunn
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This idea that males are physically aggressive and females are not has distinct drawbacks for both sexes. -Katherine Dunn
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They thought to use and shame me but I win out by nature, because a true freak cannot be made. A true freak must be born. -Katherine Dunn
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Only a lunatic would want to be president. These lunatics are created deliberately by those who wish to be presided over. -Katherine Dunn
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I think that it's really important to go away and come back. -Katherine Dunn
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It is coincidence, I decide, and I am getting old and batty, thinking the universe revolves around me. -Katherine Dunn
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I knew what he felt. The huge buoyant air sack of love that filled his body had just exploded and the collapse was devastating. -Katherine Dunn
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I am here, come closer, ' the old donkey said with her eyes. 'I will mother you. -Katherine Dunn
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There are parts of Texas where a fly lives 10,000 years and a man can't die soon enough. -Katherine Dunn
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He must love me, i thought, amazed. A faint whiff of nausea hit me at seeing pain as proof of love, but it seemed true. Unavoidable. -Katherine Dunn
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Training of female athletes is so new that the limits of female possibility are still unknown. -Katherine Dunn
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But I think everybody should write. I think those people with stories who don't write should be stomped on. -Katherine Dunn
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Pretty things will swarm you like that, like your heart was a hive of electric bees. -Katherine Dunn
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Women who pay their own rent don't have to be nice. -Katherine Dunn
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Giving Papa time to think, as Arty put it, was like pumping random rounds into a fireworks factory. The odds favored dramatic results. -Katherine Dunn
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Oh, of course, I always feel unconfident. -Katherine Dunn
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Asked why they wanted to fight, the young women said they enjoyed it, just as some men and boys do. -Katherine Dunn
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But the animation has become very good, and I think that a movie is not a book, and a book is not a movie. -Katherine Dunn
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Sometimes just looking at [my parents] I wanted to bash their heads with a tire iron. Not to kill them, just to wake them up. -Katherine Dunn
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Suddenly the staggering love bursts away from me like milk from a smashed glass. -Katherine Dunn
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Every doorway, every intersection has a story. -Katherine Dunn
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