Augusten Burroughs Quotes.

1. "Although I was able to maintain a pleasant expression, I was mentally throwing up in her face."
- Quote by Augusten Burroughs

2. "I used to feel so alone in the city. All those gazillions of people and then me, on the outside. Because how do you meet a new person? I was very stunned by this for many years. And then I realized, you just say, "Hi." They may ignore you. Or you may marry them. And that possibility is worth that one word."
- Quote by Augusten Burroughs

3. "I hate feelings. Why does sobriety have to come with feelings?"
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4. "your mind is like an unsafe neighborhood; don't go there alone."
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5. "Red hair is great. It's rare, and therefore superior."
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6. "I am prone to envy. It is one of my three default emotions, the others being greed and rage. I have also experienced compassion and generosity, but only fleetingly and usually while drunk, so I have little memory."
- Quote by Augusten Burroughs

7. "Some damage is too severe, some harm endures. And what you have to do is accept it. And by accept it I mean, don’t be the paralyzed person in the bed who is waiting to walk again. Realize, it’s never gonna happen. And find some other way to get around –swing from a vine, get a Mad Max wheelchair. Anything but…wait."
- Quote by Augusten Burroughs

8. "So that's what I'm here to become. And suddenly, this word fills me with a brand of sadness I haven't felt since childhood. The kind of sadness you feel at the end of summer. When the fireflies are gone, the ponds have dried up and the plants are wilted, weary from being so green."
- Quote by Augusten Burroughs

9. "I really look at my childhood as being one giant rusty tuna can that I continue to recycle in many different shapes."
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10. "To me, these people were as exotic as animals in a zoo. I'd never seen anything like them. I wasn't sure whether I wanted to be one of them or simply live among them taking notes and photographs."
- Quote by Augusten Burroughs

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