Quotation Explorer - 'Alice Munro'

She did not have time to wonder about his being late. He died bent over the sidewalk sign that stood out in front of the hardware store... He had not even had time to get into the store... - Alice Munro
Moments of kindness and reconciliation are worth having, even if the parting has to come sooner or later. - Alice Munro
I would often invent this dream for myself at the edge of sleep, and then it was strange how content it would make me, how it would make peace and consolation flow, and I would close my eyes and float on it into my real dreams which were never so kind [...]. - Alice Munro
I can't play bridge. I don't play tennis. All those things that people learn, and I admire, there hasn't seemed time for. But what there is time for is looking out the window. - Alice Munro
Why is there always this twitchiness, when you introduce a man to a woman friend, about whether the man will be bored or put off? - Alice Munro
Aunt Elspeth and Auntie Grace stood in their doorway, ceremoniously, to watch me go, and I felt as if I were a ship with their hope on it, dropping down over the horizon. - Alice Munro
Sometimes I get the start of a story from a memory, an anecdote, but that gets lost and is usually unrecognizable in the final story."[A Conversation with , BookBrowse, 1998] - Alice Munro
I was happy in the library. Walls of printed pages, evidence of so many created worlds--this was a comfort to me. - Alice Munro
To be a femme fatale you don't have to be slinky and sensuous and disastrously beautiful, you just have to have the will to disturb. - Alice Munro
Cuando estás fatal es cuando intentan pillarte. - Alice Munro
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