Primo Quotes

Lisa Alther

Lisa Alther (born July 23, 1944 in Kingsport, Tennessee) is an American author and novelist. Her first name is pronounced as if it were spelled Liza.

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The requirements of romantic love are difficult to satisfy in the back seat of a Dodge Dart.

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Dying was apparently a weaning process; all the attachments to familiar people and objects have to b ...

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Just as you began to feel that you could make good use of time, there was no time left to you.

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One didn't issue instructions to comets. Grown children did what they had to do, and parents could o ...

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Inspiration never arrived when you were searching for it.

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The strength you've insisted on assigning to others is actually within yourself.

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We are all visionaries, and what we see is our soul in things.

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I wrote for twelve years and collected 250 rejection slips before getting any fiction published, so ...

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Whatever I experienced in the world that I didn't understand I'd invent a story and workout my under ...

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“I happen to feel that the degree of a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number o ...

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“. . . inspiration never arrived when you were searching for it.”

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“Poets are the only people to whom love is not only a crucial, I've always felt that a person's in ...

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“Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease.”

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“What a surprise to find you could shift the contents of your head like rearranging furniture in a ...

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If this was adulthood the only improvement she could detect in her situation was that she could now ...

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