Tom Perrotta Quotes.

1. "I would probably have to say that reading fiction — those stories fill the space that other people might use religious stories for. The bulk of what I know about human life I’ve gotten from novels. And I think the thing about novels that make them important to the people who love them is that there’s always another perspective."
- Quote by Tom Perrotta

2. "Because it was just too creepy to consider the alternative: nothing changing at all, everything shrinking into the sad belated recognition that the best days had come and gone without her even realizing it."
- Quote by Tom Perrotta

3. "But he thought about him a lot in the years that followed, whenever anyone made a fag joke or said that gay men deserved to get AIDS. Sometimes, if the circumstances were right, Tim would challenge the speaker, ask if he- in Tim´s experience, it was always a he- had any friends who were gay. Almost always the guy would say no. Wait till you do Tim would tell him. That´s when you´ll realize what an asshole you used to be."
- Quote by Tom Perrotta

4. "After all, what was adult life but one moment of weakness after another?"
- Quote by Tom Perrotta

5. "it had expanded in a nice, welcoming way, becoming ever rounder and softer without losing its essential shapeliness"
- Quote by Tom Perrotta

6. "It was a good day for a parade, sunny and unseasonably warm, the sky a Sunday school cartoon of heaven."
- Quote by Tom Perrotta

7. "Done properly," she said, "cunnilingus and fellatio should be more pleasant, and a lot cleaner, than kissing a toilet seat. I hope that answers your question."
- Quote by Tom Perrotta

8. "Laurie herself was more focused on the years when her kids were little, when she felt so necessary and purposeful, a battery all charged up with love. Every day she used it up and every night it got miraculously replenished. Nothing had ever been as good as that."
- Quote by Tom Perrotta

9. "Quite a metaphor. The person in the most pain wins. Does that mean I get a Blue Ribbon?"
- Quote by Tom Perrotta

10. "There's not some finite amount of pain inside us. Our bodies and minds just keep manufacturing more of it. (67)"
- Tom Perrotta, The Leftovers

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