Joan didion Quotes

We tell ourselves stori...

We tell ourselves stories in order to live. - Joan Didion, "The White Album"
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"Character -- the willingness to accept resp...

"Character -- the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life -- is the source from which self-respect springs." - Joan Didion
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"I have already lost tou...

"I have already lost touch with a couple of people I used to be" - Joan Didion
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Character, the willingness to accept resp...

Character, the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life, is the source from which self-respect springs. Joan Didion
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"We are brought up in the ethic that others, any others, all others, ...

"We are brought up in the ethic that others, any others, all others, are by definition more interesting than ourselves; tought to be diffident, just this side of self-effacing." -Joan Didion, On Keeping a Notebook
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