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Quentin Compson Quotes

Six of the best book quotes from Quentin Compson
  1. #1
    “It’s not when you realise that nothing can help you--religion, pride, anything--it’s when you realise that you dont need any aid.”
  2. #2
    “They all talked at once, their voices insistent and contradictory and impatient, making of unreality a possibility, then a probability, then an incontrovertible fact, as people will when their desires become words.”
  3. #3
    “If I’d just had a mother so I could say Mother Mother.”
  4. #4
    “There was a clock, high up in the sun, and I thought about how, when you dont want to do a thing, your body will try to trick you into doing it, sort of unawares.”
  5. #5
    “Father and I protect women from one another from themselves our women.”
  6. #6
    “Some days in late August at home are like this, the air thin and eager like this, with something in it sad and nostalgic and familiar.”