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Florence King Quotes & Quotations
Florence King
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    American couples have gone to such lengths to avoid the interference of in-laws that they have to pay marriage counselors to interfere between them. Florence-KingFlorence King
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    Americans worship creativity the way they worship physical beauty - as a way of enjoying elitism without guilt: God did it. Florence-KingFlorence King
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    During the feminist seventies men were caught between a rock and a hard-on; in the fathering eighties they are caught between good hugs and bad hugs. Florence-KingFlorence King
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    In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely the bee sting of etiquette, but the snake bite of moral order. Florence-KingFlorence King
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    Now the only thing I miss about sex is the cigarette afterward. Next to the first one in the morning, it's the best one of all. It tasted so good that even if I had been frigid I would have pretended otherwise just to be able to smoke it. Florence-KingFlorence King
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    People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they're all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error. Florence-KingFlorence King
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    Showing up at school already able to read is like showing up at the undertaker's already embalmed: people start worrying about being put out of their jobs. Florence-KingFlorence King
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    The witty woman is a tragic figure in American life. Wit destroys eroticism and eroticism destroys wit, so women must choose between taking lovers and taking no prisoners. Florence-KingFlorence King
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    Time has lost all meaning in that nightmare alley of the Western world known as the American mind. Florence-KingFlorence King
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    Writers who have nothing to say always strain for metaphors to say it in. Florence-KingFlorence King