Sallie Tisdale Famous Quotes & Sayings

19 Sallie Tisdale Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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You don't know what your voice sounds like until you speak. Sallie Tisdale Sayings: You don't know what your voice sounds like until you speak.
Even the ways we don't eat are based in class. The middle class don't eat in support groups. The poor can't afford not to eat at all. The rich hire someone to not eat with them in private. Sallie Tisdale Sayings: Even the ways we don't eat are based in class. The middle class don't eat
But when I look in the basin, among the curdlike blood clots, I see and elfin thorax, attentuated, its pencilline ribs all in parallel rows with tiny knobs of spine rounding upwards. A translucent arm and hand swim beside. Sallie Tisdale Sayings: But when I look in the basin, among the curdlike blood clots, I see and
Sex is a game, a weapon, a toy, a joy, a trance, an enlightenment, a loss, a hope. Sallie Tisdale Sayings: Sex is a game, a weapon, a toy, a joy, a trance, an enlightenment, a
Everything I write is sinful, full of lies, especially the big one, the one you go to hell for: pretending not to be a fool. Sallie Tisdale Sayings: Everything I write is sinful, full of lies, especially the big one, the one you
You don't write. You get out of the way. Sallie Tisdale Sayings: You don't write. You get out of the way.
Sexual acts are one of the primary means by which we can act out our inarticulated inner lives. Sallie Tisdale Sayings: Sexual acts are one of the primary means by which we can act out our
This is not a meritocracy. Sallie Tisdale Sayings: This is not a meritocracy.
They are afraid to read out loud, fearful of being thought stupid or foolish or - what? I ask them. Girlish? Boring, says one Megan. (Which Megan? I can't remember.) This is a terrible fear, I know - this fear of not being interesting - of being trivial, not special. It is almost as great, I think, as their fear of standing out and being special. Sallie Tisdale Sayings: They are afraid to read out loud, fearful of being thought stupid or foolish or
Humans are a young species, and my little life abides in a very big place, where epochs glide by as swiftly as the mongoose. And strangely enough, when we put our human concerns into their proper, small place, we can turn our attention completely to the small things. To a cricket hidden in a crack of lava. To each other. Sallie Tisdale Sayings: Humans are a young species, and my little life abides in a very big place,
Then she took up her practice, not to prove her worth or to be seen, not in dignity or fear, but as though she were giving her whole life away as a gift to the world with every step. Sallie Tisdale Sayings: Then she took up her practice, not to prove her worth or to be seen,
Sex can be renounced
but sexuality cannot. We can't avoid sexual issues by avoiding sex, or by dismissing its importance, or by showing disrespect to our own or other people's sexual feelings.
Sallie Tisdale Sayings: Sex can be renounced but sexuality cannot. We can't avoid sexual issues by avoiding sex,
The anger and shame of these women I hold in one hand, and the basin in the other. The distance between the two, the length I pace and try to measure, is the size of an abortion. Sallie Tisdale Sayings: The anger and shame of these women I hold in one hand, and the basin
By letting go of dieting, I free up mental and emotional room. I have more space, I can move. The pursuit of another, elusive body, the body someone else says I should have, is a terrible distraction, a side-tracking that might have lasted my whole life long. By letting myself go, I go places. Sallie Tisdale Sayings: By letting go of dieting, I free up mental and emotional room. I have more
The sex that is presented to us in everyday culture feels strange to me; its images are fragments, lifeless, removed from normal experience. Real sex, the sex in our cells and in the space between our neurons, leaks out and gets into things and stains our vision and colors our lives. Sallie Tisdale Sayings: The sex that is presented to us in everyday culture feels strange to me; its
Is biology destiny? And the answer is yes, sometimes it is. Women who have the fewest choices of all exercise their right to abortion the most. Sallie Tisdale Sayings: Is biology destiny? And the answer is yes, sometimes it is. Women who have the
How I became a better writer was that I kept writing. Sallie Tisdale Sayings: How I became a better writer was that I kept writing.
To write the essay is to be haunted by our own lies. No story is the whole story. Everything we know is shadowed by what we've missed, forgotten, or been afraid to see. Sallie Tisdale Sayings: To write the essay is to be haunted by our own lies. No story is
It is our peculiar punishment that we know things change and we want this to be otherwise. Sallie Tisdale Sayings: It is our peculiar punishment that we know things change and we want this to