So the Wind Won't Blow it All Away Quotes.

1. "I had become so quiet and so small in the grass by the pond that I was barely noticeable, hardly there. I sat there watching their living room shining out of the dark beside the pond. It looked like a fairy-tale functioning happily in the post-World War II gothic of America before television crippled the imagination and turned people indoors and away from living out their own fantasies with dignity. Anyway, I just kept getting smaller and smaller beside the pond, more and more unnoticed in the darkening summer grass until I disappeared into the 32 years that have passed since then."
- Richard Brautigan, So the Wind Won't Blow it All Away

2. "There wasn't a single thing in there that reminded me of my existence."
- Richard Brautigan, So the Wind Won't Blow it All Away

3. "When he said this, it was not a form of criticism. It was just a simple observation that led to another bite from the movie on his plate called The Old Man and the Stew."
- Richard Brautigan, So the Wind Won't Blow it All Away

4. "I was too young and naive then to link up the meaning of those ridiculingly defunct tennis shoes that I was forced to wear with the reality that we were on Welfare and Welfare was not designed to provide a child with any pride in its existence."
- Richard Brautigan, So the Wind Won't Blow it All Away

5. "I had become so quiet and so small in the grass by the pond that I was barely noticeable, hardly there… I just kept getting smaller and smaller beside the pond, more and more unnoticed in the darkening summer grass until I disappeared into the 32 years that have passed since then…"
- Richard Brautigan, So the Wind Won't Blow it All Away

6. "I guess some people lived like Reader's Digest, but I hadn't met any and at that time it seemed doubtful that I ever would"
- Richard Brautigan, So the Wind Won't Blow it All Away

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