• In a universe of ambiguity, this kind of certainty comes only once, and never again, no matter how many lifetimes you live

    Robert James Waller
  • It's clear to me now that I have been moving toward you and you toward me for a long time. Though neither of us was aware of the other before we met, there was a kind of mindless certainty bumming blithely along beneath our ignorance that ensured we would come together. Like two solitary birds flying the great prairies by celestial reckoning, all of these years and lifetimes we have been moving toward one another

    Robert James Waller
  • And in that moment, everything I knew to be true about myself up until then was gone. I was acting like another woman, yet I was more myself than ever before

    Robert James Waller
  • Complex things are easy to do. Simplicity's the real challenge

    Robert James Waller
  • Sometime I'm going to do an essay called 'The Virtues of Amateurism' for all of those people who wish they earned their living in the arts. The market kills more artistic people than anything else. It's a world of safety out there, for most people. They want safety, the magazines and manufacturers give them safety, give them homogeneity, give them the familiar and comfortable, don't challenge them

    Robert James Waller
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