Quotes from The Beautiful American

Jeanne Mackin ·  384 pages

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“Love isn’t really about what we think of the other person, but how we feel about ourselves when we are with that person.”
― Jeanne Mackin, quote from The Beautiful American


“That’s the problem with the finite. You can open only one door at a time, and you’ll never know what was behind the door you didn’t open.”
― Jeanne Mackin, quote from The Beautiful American


“I was happy, and nothing in the world can make you oblivious to your surroundings like happiness.”
― Jeanne Mackin, quote from The Beautiful American


“Love was love, but art was art and though he mixed the two a little, he never confused them.”
― Jeanne Mackin, quote from The Beautiful American


“sillage, what remains when all else has left. “Come on,”
― Jeanne Mackin, quote from The Beautiful American



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Jeanne Mackin
Born place: The United States
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