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 Lisa Alther - “. . . inspiration never arrived when you were searching for it.”
 Lisa Alther - “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.”
 Lisa Alther - “I wrote for twelve years and collected 250 rejection slips before getting any fiction published, so I guess outside reinforcement isn't all that important to me.”
 Lisa Alther - “Poets are the only people to whom love is not only a crucial, I've always felt that a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting points of view he can entertain simultaneously on the same topic.”
 Lisa Alther - “Just as you began to feel that you could make good use of time, there was no time left to you.”
 Lisa Alther - “What a surprise to find you could shift the contents of your head like rearranging furniture in a room.”
 Lisa Alther - “I wrote for twelve years and collected 250 rejection slips before getting any fiction published, so I guess outside reinforcement isn't all that important to me.”
 Lisa Alther - “Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease.”
 Lisa Alther - “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.”
 Lisa Alther - “Inspiration never arrived when you were searching for it.”
 Lisa Alther - “Dying was apparently a weaning process all the attachments to familiar people and objects have to be undone.”
 Lisa Alther - “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.”
 Lisa Alther - “She was okay. There was nothing wrong with her that a vasectomy of the vocal cords would not fix.”
 Lisa Alther - “If this was adulthood the only improvement she could detect in her situation was that she could now eat dessert without eating her vegetables.”