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Perry Quotes

Five of the best book quotes from Perry
  1. #1
    “I can’t accept overnight what I’ve always denied. The truth is, you’ve done more for me than anyway what you call God ever has. Or ever will. By writing to me, by signing yourself ‘friend’. ”
  2. #2
    “Of course, Dick was very literal-minded, very—he had no understanding of music, poetry—and yet when you got right down to it, Dick’s literalness, his pragmatic approach to every subject, was the primary reason Perry had been attracted to him, for it made Dick seem, compared to himself, so authentically tough, invulnerable, “totally masculine.”
  3. #3
    “You’re going to be strong and beautiful and brilliant, and you’re going to live forever. You’re going to change the world.”
  4. #4
    “Do you think it’s stupid? [...] To fall in love.”
  5. #5
    “There are a thousand kinds of life and death across the whole metaphysical spectrum, not to mention the metaphorical. You don’t want to stay dead for the rest of your life, do you?”