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Blankets

Craig Thompson

Top 10 Best Quotes

“How satisfying it is to leave a mark on a blank surface. To make a map of my movement - no matter how temporary.”

“Maybe I'm sad about wanting you. I'm not too comfortable with wanting someone.”

“Even a mistake is better than nothing.”

“Sometimes, upon waking, the residual dream can be more appealing that reality, and one is reluctant to give it up. For a while, you feel like a ghost -- Not fully materialized, and unable to manipulate your surroundings. Or else, it is the dream that haunts you. You wait with the promise of the next dream.”

“Shame is always easier to handle if you have someone to share it with.”

“On my first visit to the public library, I was like a kid at a candy store where all the candy was free. I gorged myself until my tummy ached.”

“I wanted a heaven. And I grew up striving for that world-- an eternal world- that would wash away my temporary misery.”

“Pressed against her I can hear eternity -- hollow, lonely spaces and currents that churn ceaselessly, and the fallen snow welcomes the falling snow with a whispered "Hush".”

“Which is scarier-- lust or temptation? ”

“For what matters if I gain the whole world, but lose my soul?”

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