Patricia Highsmith Quotes

Patricia Highsmith Quotes

But there were too many points at which the other self could invade the self he wanted to preserve, and there were too many forms of invasion: certain words, sounds, lights, actions his hands or feet performed, and if he did nothing at all, heard and saw nothing, the shouting of some triumphant inner voice that shocked him and cowed him.

I know you have it in you, Guy," Anne said suddenly at the end of a silence, "the capacity to be terribly happy.

one blow in anger [would] kill, probably, a child from aged two to eight. Those over eight would take two blows to kill.

One situation – maybe one alone – could drive me to murder: family life, togetherness.

What chance combination of shadow and sound and his own thoughts had created it?

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