Quotation Explorer - 'Lorrie Moore'

A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage. A short story is a photograph; a novel is a film. - Lorrie Moore
I had one elegantly folded cookie—a short paper nerve baked in an ear. - Lorrie Moore
But there was in the air that kind of distortion that bent you a little; it caused your usual self to grow slippery, to wander off and shop, to get blurry, bleed, bevel with possibility. - Lorrie Moore
But that inadequacy, or feeling of inadequacy, never really goes away. You just have to trudge ahead in the rain, regardless. - Lorrie Moore
I nodded, trying to imagine the very particular sadness of a vanished childhood yogurt now found only in France. It was a very special sort of sadness, individual, and in its inability to induce sympathy, in its tuneless spark, it bypassed poetry and entered science. - Lorrie Moore
I don’t go back and look at my early work, because the last time I did, many years ago, it left me cringing. If one publishes, then one is creating a public record of Learning to Write. - Lorrie Moore
The passive voice could always be used to obscure blame. - Lorrie Moore
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