Lisa Alther Quotes

Most popular Lisa Alther Quotes

Inspiration never arrived when you were searching for it.

inspiration

Any mother could perform the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease.

mother

Successful parenting was like log rolling, and she'd often landed in the drink.

parenting

What a surprise to find you could shift the contents of your head like rearranging furniture in a room.

mind

That's the risk you take if you change: that people you've been involved with won't like the new you. But other people who do will come along.

change

I happen to feel that the degree of a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting attitudes she can bring to bear on the same topic, I announced, resolutely parroting Miss Head.

intelligence