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thebookquotes · a month ago
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If you don’t try at anything, you can’t fail… it takes back bone to lead the life you want.
Richard Yates, Revolutionary Road
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f-lorenzo · 3 months ago
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È una malattia. La gente ha smesso di pensare, di provare emozioni, di interessarsi alle cose; nessuno che si appassioni o creda in qualcosa che non sia la sua piccola, dannata, comoda mediocrità.
(Richard Yates)
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booksquoteslife · 8 months ago
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If you wanted to do something absolutely honest, something true, it always turned out to be a thing that had to be done alone.
Richard Yates, Revolutionary Road
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anes-tesia · 4 months ago
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Estar solo no tiene nada que ver con cuantas personas hay alrededor.
-Revolutionary Road, Richard Yates.
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elvicioabsurdo · 3 months ago
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Es una enfermedad. La gente ha dejado de pensar, ha dejado de sentir, ha dejado de preocuparse por las cosas; nadie que se apasione o crea en algo que no sea su maldita y cómoda mediocridad.
Richard Yates.
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menwritingwomencringe · a month ago
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"I don't mind that she's a little fat, she moves like a virgin"
(Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates)
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macrolit · a year ago
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No one forgets the truth; they just get better at lying.
Revolutionary Road, Richard Yates
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footnoteinhistory · 3 months ago
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“He found it so easy and so pleasant to cry that he didn’t try to stop for a while, until he realized he was forcing his sobs a little, exaggerating their depth with unnecessary shudders. Then, ashamed of himself, he bent over and carefully set his drink on the grass, got out his handkerchief and blew his nose.
“The whole point of crying was to quit before you cornied it up. The whole point of grief itself was to cut it out while it was still honest, while it still meant something. Because the thing was so easily corrupted: let yourself go and you started embellishing your own sobs… and then what the hell did you have?”
–Richard Yates, Revolutionary Road
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quotemadness · 2 years ago
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Being alone has nothing to do with how many people are around.
Richard Yates
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tooboredtothinkofaname · a month ago
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They say that we are better educated than our parents generation. What they Mean is that we go to school longer. It is not The same thing.
~Richard Yates (1926-1992), american novelist
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