Quotes from The Tenderness of Wolves

Stef Penney ·  384 pages

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“Clearly the secret of happiness...is a variation on the general principle of banging your head against a wall, and then stopping.”
― Stef Penney, quote from The Tenderness of Wolves


“...it just goes to show you can't leave anything behind. You bring it all with you, whether you want to or not.”
― Stef Penney, quote from The Tenderness of Wolves


“I despise this weakness in myself--this endless one-sided conversation that takes the place of action...”
― Stef Penney, quote from The Tenderness of Wolves


“He thought of the next Saturday. [...] He thought of the picnic by the dipping pool on the river, where oaks and willows dappled the sun on water the color of tea; and girls in light summer dresses would sit in pools of pale cotton.
And he knew he would not go.”
― Stef Penney, quote from The Tenderness of Wolves


“He smiled to show he meant no offense, but Scott takes offense like it is going out of style, and bristled.”
― Stef Penney, quote from The Tenderness of Wolves



“Le resulta agotador estar en compañía de personas para las que una sonrisa espontánia es señal de infantil debilidad.”
― Stef Penney, quote from The Tenderness of Wolves


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Stef Penney
Born place: in Edinburgh, The United Kingdom
Born date January 1, 1969
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