Kate Bernheimer Quotes

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Kate Bernheimer Quotes

Books are no different from goats! They enjoy an afternoon out on the lawn.
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Fairy tales represent hundreds of years of stories based on thousands of years of stories told by hundreds, thousands, perhaps even millions of tellers.

— Kate Bernheimer

Beer bottles, whiskey bottles, brown glass, green. They fell to the lawn and I'd feel serene. Adam was king to my stilted queen.

— Kate Bernheimer

All good animals have secret lives.

— Kate Bernheimer

The home in which you reside it not forever.

— Kate Bernheimer

Thankfully, the farmers understand my request that the children not be allowed to peer through the windows at me.
It would be alarming for them to see me with their dolls, to see me using the knife on their faces. There are some things children never should see.

— Kate Bernheimer

When I wrote the eight fairy tales that appear in 'Horse, Flower, Bird' I was working toward a completely new form of artistic expression, trying to create a new kind of tale that also felt vintage: innocent and childlike, but haunted. I tried to write a picture-less picture book.

— Kate Bernheimer

Books are no different from goats! They enjoy an afternoon out on the lawn.

— Kate Bernheimer

It wasn't until I was an adult reader that I began to fathom the influence of fairy tales on writers I was in love with over the years, from Louisa May Alcott to Bernard Malamud to John Cheever to Anne Frank to Joy Williams.

— Kate Bernheimer

I think pink is one of the saddest colors in the world, and many American humans are taught not to take anything pink seriously, which is weird.

— Kate Bernheimer

Well documented, the relationship of literature to myth in the Western world has undergone much change over the millennia, as first the age of gods fell away before the notion of a single god, and then, for many people, that single god slipped away, too.

— Kate Bernheimer

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