Quotation Explorer - 'Anne Lamott'

You can safely assume you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do. - Anne Lamott
Your problem is how you are going to spend this one and precious life you have been issued. Whether you're going to spend it trying to look good and creating the illusion that you have power over circumstances, or whether you are going to taste it, enjoy it and find out the truth about who you are. - Anne Lamott
Laughter is carbonated holiness. - Anne Lamott
You have to make mistakes to find out who you aren't. You take the action, and the insight follows: You don't think your way into becoming yourself. - Anne Lamott
Rituals are a good signal to your unconscious that it is time to kick in. - Anne Lamott
A hundred years for now? All new people. - Anne Lamott
For too long, and despite what people told me, I had fallen for what the culture said about beauty, youth, features, heights, weights, hair textures, upper arms. - Anne Lamott
We stitch together quilts of meaning to keep us warm and safe, with whatever patches of beauty and utility we have on hand. - Anne Lamott
There are really places in your heart that you don't know exist until you love a child. - Anne Lamott
I hate how long it takes to feel radical, militantly maternal self-acceptance. - Anne Lamott
For a life oriented to leisure is in the end a life oriented to death the greatest leisure of all. - Anne Lamott
Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: You don't give up. - Anne Lamott
‎You can safely assume you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do. - Anne Lamott
I naively believe that self-love is 80 percent of the solution, that it helps beyond words to take yourself through the day as you would with your most beloved mental-patient relative, with great humor and lots of small treats. - Anne Lamott
There was going to be a spot for me in this joint, the earth, after all. It was never going to be a great match for someone as bright and strange as me, but books were going to make it survivable. - Anne Lamott
Writing like this is a little like milking a cow: the milk is so rich and delicious, and the cow is so glad you did it. - Anne Lamott
Almost every single thing you hope publication will do for you is a fantasy, a hologram--it's the eagle on your credit card that only seems to soar. - Anne Lamott
Here are the two best prayers I know: 'Help me, help me, help me' and 'Thank you, thank you, thank you. - Anne Lamott
Forgiveness means it finally becomes unimportant that you hit back. - Anne Lamott
You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do. - Anne Lamott
Nothing can be delicious when you are holding your breath. - Anne Lamott
...[T]here should be a real sense of your imagination and your memories walking and woolgathering, tramping the hills, romping all over the place. Trust them. Don't look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance. - Anne Lamott
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