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Fiction is a piece of truth that turns lies to meaning.


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Two or three things I know for sure, and one of them is that if we are not beautiful to each other, we cannot know beauty in any form.

Two or three things I know for sure, and one of them is that if we are not beautiful to each other, we cannot know beauty in any form.



Change, when it comes, cracks everything open.

Change, when it comes, cracks everything open.



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Things come apart so easily when they have been held together with lies.



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Two or three things I know for sure, and one of them is the way you can both hate and love something you are not sure you understand.



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I did not begin with craft, I began with strong feelings and worked toward craft.



Class, race, sexuality, gender and all other categories by which we categorize and dismiss each other need to be excavated from the inside.

Class, race, sexuality, gender and all other categories by which we categorize and dismiss each other need to be excavated from the inside.



One of the strengths I derive from my class background is that I am accustomed to contempt.

One of the strengths I derive from my class background is that I am accustomed to contempt.



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The only magic we have is what we make in ourselves, the muscles we build up on the inside, the sense of belief we create from nothing.



I have wanted everything as a writer and a woman, but most of all a world changed utterly by my revelations.

I have wanted everything as a writer and a woman, but most of all a world changed utterly by my revelations.



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I am the only one who can tell the story of my life and say what it means.





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I've made over 250 pictures and have never shot a guy in the back. Change it.



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