Anywhere But Here
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"Anywhere But Here" Quotes

By Mona Simpson

fiction | 416 pages | Published in NaN

Published originally in 1987, Mona Simpson's first novel is now available in paperback. It tells the story of a mother and daughter who make their way west from Wisconsin, living off an ex-husband's credit card.

ISBN_13:9781843542162

Quotes

I was thinking how nothing lasts, and what a shame that is, and what a fine thing that is too.

Mona Simpson

I had the feeling you get when you’re standing in a high place and you feel like taking a leap.

Mona Simpson

We all want things we can't have. Being a decent human being is accepting that.

Mona Simpson

Sometimes you have to leave home to find out what you left behind.

Mona Simpson

But you know, there’s no such thing as an uninteresting person, just an uninterested one.

Mona Simpson

I was beginning to feel like a character in a book, an unimportant character who hangs around for a few pages, then falls out of the story.

Mona Simpson

We were all in a hurry to grow up, to get on with our lives, to leave our families and our homes and our small towns behind. But in our rush, we forgot to appreciate the moments that were passing us by.

Mona Simpson

Sometimes the hardest thing in life is to know which bridge to cross and which to burn.

Mona Simpson

Relationships are like houses, you build them up brick by brick, but they can crumble down just as easily.

Mona Simpson

Life is a series of choices, and sometimes the best ones are the ones that scare you the most.

Mona Simpson