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Laura Lippman Quotes

Because whenever a woman kills her child, every other mother—at least, every one whos honest with herself—has a flash of sympathy. Not empathy. They dont want to have done it, cannot imagine doing it. But they know.
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There's always time to read. Don't trust a writer who doesn't read. It's like eating food prepared by a cook who doesn't eat.

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Whatever you want, at any moment, someone else is getting it. Whatever you have, someone else is longing for.

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Sometimes you have to destroy things, even people, in order to save them. (7)

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But you were a goody-goody, you said.' 'Even goody-goodies think about such things. In fact, I would say that's what defines us. We're always thinking about the things we don't dare do, figuring out where the lines are drawn, so we can go right up to the edge of things, then plead innocence on the ground of a technicality.

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Allowing one's self to be forgiven is just as hard as forgiving. Harder in some ways. Because to be forgiven, one first has to admit to being at fault.

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It was as if his fingers knew things, but they couldn't show him unless they were moving, touching. He had to think it was similar for carpenters and writers, and he knew it was the same for chefs.

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Things have happened-so fast. Ten days ago, we didn't even know Rudy was sleeping rough again." "Isn't that a British term?" "It is." Mrs. Drysdale is allowed to speak to this at least. "But Rudy liked it. He said it was more like the way he lived. He wasn't homeless. Our door was always open to him. Always.

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Feeding her raw oysters at Charleston, or sharing the gingerbread with lemon chiffon sauce at Bicycle.

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Anyone can love a perfect place. Loving Baltimore takes some resilience.

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