Jennifer McMahon Quotes.

1. "the dead can blame"
- Jennifer McMahon, Promise Not to Tell

2. "Call me a skeptic, but I’ve always thought that it takes more than organic vegetables and talking circles to make an ideal society. Raven"
- Jennifer McMahon, Promise Not to Tell

3. "And deep down, she felt like maybe she didn't deserve it-that she belonged with the petty thieves and guys who drank Pabst Blue Ribbon for breakfast"
- Quote by Jennifer McMahon

4. "And, as Rhonda told the story, she thought: this is how the past gets passed down. This is how memories are made. Half-invented, embellished, given a touch of whimsy."
- Quote by Jennifer McMahon

5. "We can't change things by wishing. Only by doing."
- Quote by Jennifer McMahon

6. "Sometimes what a person needs most is to be forgiven."
- Jennifer McMahon, Island of Lost Girls

7. "Marriage is full of such cut-and-dry arrangements, Rhonda thought,then felt that small ache she sometimes got at the back of her skull-the one that told her she might be alone forever, not a fate that she chose but rather a fate that seemed to have been chosen for her."
- Jennifer McMahon, Island of Lost Girls

8. "And as Rhonda told the story, she thought: this is how the past gets passed down. This is how memories are made. Half-invented, embellished, given a touch of whimsy. Daniel would be a saint now that he was dead. A beautiful man who made his child wings."
- Jennifer McMahon, Island of Lost Girls

9. "For some people, Rose, it’s easier to pretend the things that frighten us most don’t exist at all."
- Jennifer McMahon, The Night Sister

10. "she swore she was breathing 1971 air—it smelled like dust and cigarettes and long-faded perfume. Like ghosts, if ghosts had a smell."
- Jennifer McMahon, The Night Sister

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