Shirley Jackson Quotes


8 Shirley Jackson quotes:



"It is only with the eyes open that a corporeal form returns, and assembles itself firmly around the hard core of sight."
Author: Jackson Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"I never was a person who wanted a handout. I was a cafeteria worker. I'm not too proud to ask the Best Western manager to give me a job. I have cleaned homes."
"I delight in what I fear."
"I have always loved to use fear, to take it and comprehend it and make it work and consolidate a situation where I was afraid and take it whole and work from there."
"I very much dislike writing about myself or my work, and when pressed for autobiographical material can only give a bare chronological outline which contains no pertinent facts."
"Life Among the Savages is a disrespectful memoir of my children."
"Our major exports are books and children, both of which we produce in abundance. The children are Laurence, Joanne, Sarah and Carry."
"It has long been my belief that in times of great stress, such as a 4-day vacation, the thin veneer of family wears off almost at once, and we are revealed in our true personalities."
Author: Jackson Quotes Category: Belief Quotes



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