Judith Guest Quotes


15 Judith Guest quotes:



"I taught more school, had two more sons and then in 1970 I wrote a short story and sent it to a national contest, where I won 60th prize out of 100."
"Sometimes you are being interviewed by someone and you think, if I knew this person they'd be my best friend. Other times you're being interviewed by a complete jerk."
"Two separate, distinct personalities, not separate at all, but inextricably bound, soul and body and mind, to each other, how did we get so far apart so fast?"
"I am also working on a couple of short stories for anthologies. This is new to me and I'm enjoying it."
"I can write for a long time on one novel and not get tired."
"I notice when I'm on these trips, I read like mad. It's the only thing that seems to center me, bring me back to remembering who I am. Or forgetting who I am!"
"I think living the blessed life is the luck of the draw."
"I'm glad I'm successful at it, because it's allowed me to live very well financially, and give my kids a lot of things. It's enabled me to do stuff that I otherwise wouldn't be able to do. But it's not who I am."
"I'm not terrifically comfortable with even thinking about what I've accomplished in relation to who I am and how I relate to other people."
"I've never been one to tear the social fabric."
"It's always obvious to me when someone is looking at me with an idea of who I am and hoping that that's the person I'm going to be. No matter how subtle it is, it's there, and you want to give them who they really want. But it ain't me."
"It's true that every day away from work requires two more days to get back into it."
"My success is not who I am."
"Some people with awful cards can be successful because of how they deal with the tragedies they're handed, and that seems courageous to me."
"With my friends, I don't feel pressure to be someone other than who I am."



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