Curtis Sittenfeld Quotes.

11. "Now I think, Jean. Jean! You got your wish! The fire drill is finished, but so is everything else. Did we believe we could pick and choose the parts that passed so quickly? Today, even the boring parts, even when it was freezing outside and half the girls were barefoot- all of it was a long time ago."
- Quote by Curtis Sittenfeld

12. "You don’t need anyone else’s approval or permission to enjoy the magic of writing."
- Quote by Curtis Sittenfeld

13. "From then on, as long as I was at Ault, I would never be alone. Martha and I would get along, our friendship would last. I felt certainty and relief. Years later, I heard a minister at a wedding describe marriage as cutting sorrow in half and doubling joy, and what I thought of was not the guy I was seeing then, nor even of some perfect, imaginary husband I might meet later; I thought immediately of Martha."
- Quote by Curtis Sittenfeld

14. "Mama!' Rosie tugged on my shirt. 'This broccoli is tasty and wonderful'."
- Quote by Curtis Sittenfeld

15. "We all make mistakes, don't we? But if you can't forgive yourself, you'll always be an exile in your own life."
- Curtis Sittenfeld, Sisterland

16. "Children are nothing but a problem people create and then congratulate themselves on solving."
- Curtis Sittenfeld, Sisterland

17. "you know what her punishment is for tormenting you way back when?" he said. I looked at him. He said, "her punishment is being her,"
- Curtis Sittenfeld, Sisterland

18. "Maybe my homesickness was a form of prescience because when I look back, it's the circumstances of this very car ride that I recognize as irretrievable: the experience of driving nowhere in particular with my sister, both of us seventeen years old, the open windows causing our hair to blow wildly; that feeling of being unencumbered; that confidence that our futures would inform the way we wanted them to and our real lives were just beginning."
- Curtis Sittenfeld, Sisterland

19. "In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king."
- Curtis Sittenfeld, Sisterland

20. "My own preferences had little bearing on the outcome of events."
- Curtis Sittenfeld, Sisterland

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