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I am not a glutton-I am an explorer of food.

I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy, and driven.

I believe that dreams transport us through the underside of our days, and that if we wish to become acquainted with the dark side of what we are, the signposts are there, waiting for us to translate them.

I believe that in our constant search for security we can never gain any peace of mind until we are secure in our own soul.

I did not lose myself all at once. I rubbed out my face over the years washing away my pain, the same way carvings on stone are worn down by water.

I hear the singing of the lives of women. The clear mystery, the offering, the pride.

I knew what my job was; it was to go out and meet the people and love them.

I see myself as Rhoda, not Mary Tyler Moore.

I shall be an autocrat, that's my trade; and the good Lord will forgive me, that's his.

I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion.

I want, by understanding myself, to understand others. I want to be all that I am capable of becoming.

I was not a classic mother. But my kids were never palmed off to boarding school. So, I didn't bake cookies. You can buy cookies, but you can't buy love.

I was once the typical daughter, then the easily recognizable wife, and then the quintessential mother. I seem always to have reminded people of someone in their family. Perhaps I am just the triumph of Plain Jane.

I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means, what I want, and what I fear.

I'm a salami writer. I try to write good salami, but salami is salami.

I'm just a person trapped inside a woman's body.

If I could know me, I could know the universe.

If you do not ask yourself what it is you know, you will go on listening to others and change will not come because you will not hear your own truth.

If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.

If your head tells you one thing and your heart tells you another, before you do anything, you should first decide whether you have a better head or a better heart.


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