Edward P. Jones Quotes

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Edward P. Jones Quotes

I dont want to own something that you cant take into your apartment at night.
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We are all worthy of one another.

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The hitter can never be the judge. Only the receiver of the blow can tell you how hard it was, whether it would kill a man or make a baby just yawn.

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You too heavy a man for me to carry ... I done carried heavy men and I know how they can break your back. I ain't got but this one back and I don't want it broke again ...

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You don't go to the library and walk along and pick out a topic. You are riding the bus, or shopping at Safeway, and all of a sudden the idea comes to you.

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I've never been comfortable with the idea of using family and friends in stories. Which is why it takes me longer than something else. Because you make them up out of nothing. Doing that is harder.

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In journalism, a fact is just a fact. But in fiction, you have to build your case. It has to be made, step by step.

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I don't believe that there is any particular book that influenced any 'career' I might have.

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My mother relied on her memory to do things because she couldn't read. Part of that was not really knowing numbers.

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My father was Catholic, and my mother wanted me to go to Catholic school. That's what I did in first grade. But she couldn't afford the payments. I think it must have hurt her a lot, not to be able to give me a Catholic education.

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My mother worked in the white world, but I lived almost exclusively in a black world. I don't think I had ever seen a white teacher until I got to high school.

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I'm fascinated by the awful, awful things that human beings do to each other.

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