“I am not your God. Or if I am, I'm no God you can seek out for deliverance or explanation. I'm the kind of God who would eat you without compunction if I were hungry.”
“He forgot about me almost as soon as I disappeared from sight.”
“Compassion is a coat of fur I find particularly ill-fitting.”
“Our departure was as natural and inevitable as the sunrise.”
“Time and again the people still in the camp, realizing they were now trapped, called to God in a hundred different dialects. He laughed and cried at once. He had so many names, yet could not answer to any of them.”
“Maybe if I can just sleep for a hundred years, I'll wake up in a better story.”
“You’re impossible. Stop worrying about what other women do. Be your own extraordinary self.”
“What you do when stuff like this happens is you LIVE, you survive it, that's how you honour the ones you lost.”
“Perhaps he is a fool or a coward but almost everybody is one or the other and most people are both.”
“I’m not a baker, so I’m not about to sugar coat it for you.”
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