Janet Fitch Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Janet Fitch quotes, Janet Fitch sayings, and Janet Fitch proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A fish has no concept of water. Janet Fitch
The cake had a trick candle that wouldn't go out, so I didn't get my wish. Which was just that it would always be like this, that my life could be a party just for me. Janet Fitch
It's not that he was going nowhere, it's that he'd already arrived. Janet Fitch
Her fingers moved among barnacles and mussels, blue-black, sharp-edged. Neon red starfish were limp Dalis on the rocks, surrounded by bouquets of stinging anemones and purple bursts of spiny sea urchins. Janet Fitch
Crows squawked raucously in the trees. It sounded like they were tearing something apart, something they didn't even want, just for the fun of destroying it. Janet Fitch
What was the point in such loneliness among people. At least if you were by yourself, you had a good reason to be lonely. Janet Fitch
This is what happens when you fall in love. You're looking at a natural disaster. Janet Fitch
The phoenix must burn to emerge. Janet Fitch
Don't hoard the past. Don't cherish anything. Burn it. The artist is the phoenix who burns to emerge. Janet Fitch
Find someone who will tremble for your touch, someone whose fingers are a poem. Janet Fitch
She would be half a planet away, floating in a turquoise sea, dancing by moonlight to flamenco guitar. Janet Fitch
Dawn tinted the darkness like water ink. Janet Fitch
Dawn has a way of casting a pall on any night magic. Janet Fitch
A cliche is like a coin that has been handled too much. Once language has been overly handled, it no longer leaves a clear imprint. Janet Fitch
When you're a little kid, you are small, your life is small - and you're terrifically aware of that. But when you read, you can ride Arabian horses across the desert, you can be a dogsledder. Janet Fitch
Nobody had forgotten anything here. In Berlin, you had to wrestle with the past, you had to build on the ruins, inside them. It wasn't like America where we scraped the earth clean, thinking we could start again every time.  Janet Fitch
Loneliness is the human condition. Cultivate it. The way it tunnels into you allows your soul room to grow. Never expect to outgrow loneliness. Never hope to find people who will understand you, someone to fill that space. An intelligent, sensitive person is the exception, the very great exception. If you expect to find people who will understand you, you will grow murderous with disappointment. The best you'll ever do is to understand yourself, know what it is that you want, and not let the cattle stand in your way. Janet Fitch
I felt like time was a great sea, and I was floating on the back of a turtle, and no sails broke the horizon. Janet Fitch
Her fingers moved among barnacles and mussels, blue-black, sharp-edged. Neon red starfish were limp Dalis on the rocks, surrounded by bouquets of stinging anemones and purple bursts of spiny sea urchins. Janet Fitch
I thought clay must feel happy in the good potter's hand. Janet Fitch
Remember it all, every insult, every tear. Tattoo it on the inside of your mind. In life, knowledge of poisons is essential. I've told you, nobody becomes an artist unless they have to. Janet Fitch