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    I'm bored with knitting. I've taken up arson.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    What is more basic than the need to be known? It is the entirety of intimacy, the elixir of love, this knowing.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: knowing  intimacy 
     
    The cure might be worse than the problem
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: problem 
     
    But as usual there's no answer to this. As usual, that's just how it is.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    Absence can be present, like a damaged nerve, like a dark bird.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: present  dark 
     
    He is coming, and I am here.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    I'm sorry. I didn't know you were coming or I'd have cleaned up a little more. My life, I mean, not just the apartment.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    we both smile and we are conspirators.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: smile 
     
    Sleep is my lover now, my forgetting, my opiate, my oblivion.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: sleep  lover 
     
    The pain has left but I know that it has not gone far, that it is sulking somewhere in a corner or under the bed and it will jump out when I least expect it.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: pain  gone 
     
    I feel that I am everything to her.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    It's dark now and I am very tired. I love you, always. Time is nothing.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: time  dark 
     
    Why is love intensified by absence?
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    Maybe I'm dreaming you. Maybe you're dreaming me; maybe we only exist in each other's dreams and every morning when we wake up we forget all about each other.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: dreaming  dreams 
     
    I wanted someone to love who would stay, stay and be there, always.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    It's hard being left behind. It's hard to be the one who stays.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    I go to sleep alone, and wake up alone. I take walks. I work until I'm tired. I watch the wind play with the trash that's been under the snow all winter. Everything seems simple until you think about it. Why is love intensified by abscence?
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: work  sleep  alone  winter 
     
    There is only one page left to write on. I will fill it with words of only one syllable. I love. I have loved. I will love.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: write 
     
    We are often insane with happiness. We are also very unhappy for reasons neither of us can do anything about. Like being separated.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: happiness 
     
    He thanked her and left the house in the mood of a shipwrecked man who has allowed the rescue ship to pass him by.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: men 
     
    I won't ever leave you, even though you're always leaving me.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    I don't want to boss anyone and I don't want to be bossed.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    My reflection in the mirror shows me pink and puffy. I thought pregnant women were to supposed to glow. I am not glowing.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    She smiles in an exhausted but warm sort of way, as though she is a brilliant sun in some other galaxy.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: smile 
     
    When the woman you live with is an artist, every day is a surprise.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: women  live  artist 
     
    I keep myself busy. Time goes faster that way.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: time 
     
    There's always world enough and time.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: time  world 
     
    Each spine was an encapsulated memory, each book represented hours, days of pleasure, of immersion into words.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: memory  pleasure  book 
     
    When it's over you look up: the world looks the same but you are somehow different and that feeling lingers for days.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: world 
     
    When we met I was wrecked, blasted, and damned, and I am slowly pulling myself together because I can see that you are a human being and I would like to be one, too.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: human 
     
    Now I wonder if it means that the future is a place, or like a place, that I could go to; that is go to in some way other than just getting older.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: future  wonder 
     
    Listen, sometimes when you finally find out, you realize that you were much better off not knowing.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: knowing 
     
    Chaos is more freedom; in fact, total freedom.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: freedom  chaos  facts 
     
    I guess no matter what your family is like, you're not surprised.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    You can still be cool when you're dead. In fact, it's much easier, because you aren't getting old and fat and losing your hair.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: facts 
     
    There was only the cemetery itself, spread out in the moonlight like a soft grey hallucination, a stony wilderness of Victorian melancholy.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    In fairy tales it's always the children who have the fine adventures. The mothers have to stay at home and wait for the children to fly in the window.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    I have a sort of Christmas- morning sense of the library as a big box full of beautiful books.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: beautiful  book  library 
     
    It's funny how we like labels. If I ever have a bookstore, I'm not going to put any labels on the sections.
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: funny 
     
    I look at him, look at the book, remember, this book, this moment, the first book I ever loved
    — Audrey Niffenegger
    tags: moment  book 
     
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    audrey niffenegger
    Birth    : June 13, 1963
    Occupation  : Writer