audrey niffenegger Quotes

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.
tags: knowing intimacy
— Audrey Niffenegger
The cure might be worse than the problem
tags: problem
— Audrey Niffenegger
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.
tags: present dark
— Audrey Niffenegger
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.
tags: smile
— Audrey Niffenegger
Sleep is my lover now, my forgetting, my opiate, my oblivion.
tags: sleep lover
— Audrey Niffenegger
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.
tags: pain gone
— Audrey Niffenegger
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.
tags: time dark
— Audrey Niffenegger
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.
tags: dreaming dreams
— Audrey Niffenegger
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?
tags: work sleep alone winter
— Audrey Niffenegger
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.
tags: write
— Audrey Niffenegger
We are often insane with happiness. We are also very unhappy for reasons neither of us can do anything about. Like being separated.
tags: happiness
— Audrey Niffenegger
He thanked her and left the house in the mood of a shipwrecked man who has allowed the rescue ship to pass him by.
tags: men
— Audrey Niffenegger
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.
tags: women thoughts reflection
— Audrey Niffenegger
She smiles in an exhausted but warm sort of way, as though she is a brilliant sun in some other galaxy.
tags: smile
— Audrey Niffenegger
When the woman you live with is an artist, every day is a surprise.
tags: women live artist
— Audrey Niffenegger
I keep myself busy. Time goes faster that way.
tags: time
— Audrey Niffenegger
There's always world enough and time.
tags: time world
— Audrey Niffenegger
Each spine was an encapsulated memory, each book represented hours, days of pleasure, of immersion into words.
tags: memory pleasure book
— Audrey Niffenegger
When it's over you look up: the world looks the same but you are somehow different and that feeling lingers for days.
tags: world
— Audrey Niffenegger
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.
tags: human
— Audrey Niffenegger
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.
tags: future wonder
— Audrey Niffenegger
Listen, sometimes when you finally find out, you realize that you were much better off not knowing.
tags: knowing
— Audrey Niffenegger
Chaos is more freedom; in fact, total freedom.
tags: freedom chaos facts
— Audrey Niffenegger
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.
tags: facts
— Audrey Niffenegger
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.
tags: children adventure child mother
— Audrey Niffenegger
I have a sort of Christmas- morning sense of the library as a big box full of beautiful books.
tags: beautiful book library
— Audrey Niffenegger
It's funny how we like labels. If I ever have a bookstore, I'm not going to put any labels on the sections.
tags: funny
— Audrey Niffenegger
I look at him, look at the book, remember, this book, this moment, the first book I ever loved
tags: moment book
— Audrey Niffenegger
audrey niffenegger
Birth    : June 13, 1963
Occupation  : Writer