FAVORITE LORRIE MOORE QUOTES

  1. "I have always felt that life is a series of personal humiliations relieved, occasionally, by the humiliations of others."--Anagrams
  2. "Philosophers are good at parties but not for cleaning up after."--A Gate at the Stairs
  3. "Nothing is a joke with me. It just all comes out like one."--Like Life
  4. She would try to live life one day at a time, like an alcoholic--drink, don't drink, drink. Perhaps she should take drugs."--Birds of America
  5. "This is what happened in love. One of you cried a lot and then both of you grew sarcastic."--Like Life
  6. "I realized that life was too short for anyone honestly and thoroughly to outgrow anything, but it was clear that some people were making more of an effort than others."--Anagrams
  7. "Usually she ordered a cup of coffee and a cup of tea, as well as a brownie, propping up her sadness with chocolate and caffeine so that it became an anxiety."--Like Life
  8. "She looked around the classroom. Twenty faces with the personalities of cheese and dial tones."--Anagrams
  9. "Soon, he was sure, there would be a study that showed that the mentally ill were actually more attractive than other people. Dating proved it!"-- Bark
  10. "As a vacuum cleaner an start to pull up the actual thread of a carpet, her brains had been sucked dry from too much yoga."--Birds of America