Curtis Sittenfeld Quotes.

1. "The better you learn to take care of yourself, the less you settle for being around people who can't or won't treat you as well as you're accustomed."
- Quote by Curtis Sittenfeld

2. "And I am pretty sure that's the point of reading fiction -- so someone else can say in a way you never would have something you recognize immediately."
- Quote by Curtis Sittenfeld

3. "Of course, I didn't imagine then that I could have had a real relationship with any guy. I thought that by virtue of being me I was disqualified."
- Quote by Curtis Sittenfeld

4. "How quickly we damn ourselves when we start to talk, how small and inglorious we always sound."
- Quote by Curtis Sittenfeld

5. "It is not a camera, or a reporter that makes something real and genuine; more often a camera or a reporter does the opposite."
- Quote by Curtis Sittenfeld

6. "...if he didn't fully understand where I came from, he understood who I was now -- he knew how well done I liked my steak, knew the color of my toothbrush, the expression I made when I realized I'd forgotten to roll up my car window before it rained."
- Quote by Curtis Sittenfeld

7. "Whatever you are, be a good one." -Curtis Sittenfeld (American Wife)"
- Quote by Curtis Sittenfeld

8. "His ambitions exceed his talent."
- Quote by Curtis Sittenfeld

9. "The students’ announcements were lengthy – the longer roll call was, the shorter first period would be – and filled with double entendres: Boys’ soccer is practicing on Coates Field today, which, if you don’t know where it is, is behind the headmaster’s house, and if you still don’t know where it is, ask Fred. Where are you, Fred? You wanna raise your hand, man? There’s Fred, everyone see Fred? Okay, so Coates Field. And remember – bring your balls."
- Quote by Curtis Sittenfeld

10. "And how heartbreaking, because if it were all just a few degrees different, she is pretty sure they could be quite happy together."
- Quote by Curtis Sittenfeld

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