” You can be creative and not addictive, or addictive and not creative. Most addicted people do not produce anything of remarkable note. “


” When I grew up, you needed to have straight hair. It’s symbolic of needing to be like everyone else, needing to look like everyone else. And what that meant was looking like the dominant ruling class in America. “


” I am not a perfect friend, and it is impossible not to rebuff or be rebuffed if you move about the world. “


” I have always been fascinated by the human mind, conscious and unconscious – that is what writing and reading is about, too. The why of your life and the why of your choices and the what has happened that you know and the what that you don’t know is really riveting, and psychoanalysts share my wonder at how it all unfolds. “


” You have to be a lover of books without expecting more of them than they give – a little pleasure, a little insight, a moment of escape, a deepening of your own humanity. Not much else. “



All 5 Anne Roiphe Quotes about You in picture


You can be creative and not addictive, or addictive and not creative. Most addicted people do not produce anything of remarkable note.
When I grew up, you needed to have straight hair. It


I am not a perfect friend, and it is impossible not to rebuff or be rebuffed if you move about the world.
I have always been fascinated by the human mind, conscious and unconscious - that is what writing and reading is about, too. The why of your life and the why of your choices and the what has happened that you know and the what that you don
You have to be a lover of books without expecting more of them than they give - a little pleasure, a little insight, a moment of escape, a deepening of your own humanity. Not much else.
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