63 "Nina Lacour" Quotes And Sayings

Nina LaCour is an author, playwright, journalist, and activist. She is the author of I Love Dick, The Last Black Unicorn, and We Were the Lucky Ones . She has written for The New York Times Magazine, GQ, Rolling Stone , Bookforum , and The Paris Review . Her first book of essays was published by Harper's Magazine in 2013 Read more

Her latest work is the critically acclaimed memoir I Love Dick: A Novel .

I don't want to hurt you or anybody so please...
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I don't want to hurt you or anybody so please forget about me. Just try. Find yourself a better friend. Nina Lacour
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There used to be days that I thought I was okay, or at least that I was going to be. We'd be hanging out somewhere and everything would just fit right and I would think 'it will be okay if it can just be like this forever' but of course nothing can ever stay just how it is forever. Nina Lacour
You might be looking for reasons but there are no...
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You might be looking for reasons but there are no reasons. Nina Lacour
The best things aren't perfectly constructed. They aren't illusions. they...
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The best things aren't perfectly constructed. They aren't illusions. they aren't larger than life. They are life. Nina Lacour
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It was the moment I realized what music can do to people, how it can make you hurt and feel so good all at once. Nina Lacour
The trouble with denial is that when the truth comes,...
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The trouble with denial is that when the truth comes, you aren't ready. Nina Lacour
Dear today, i spend all of you pretending i'm okay...
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Dear today, i spend all of you pretending i'm okay when i'm not, pretending i'm happy when i'm not, pretending about everything to everyone. Nina Lacour
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I’ll make a swing so I can reach the places I can’t reach yet. Nina Lacour
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There are still Ava Maddoxes to find and sets to create and girls to kiss and colleges to attend. It's possible that someday I will hear a patsy Cline song and the heartbreak will barely register. It will be some distant, buried feeling. I won't remember how much it once hurt. Nina Lacour
He wipes tears off my face and then snot. He...
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He wipes tears off my face and then snot. He uses his hands. He loves me that much. Nina Lacour
I imagine what would happen if everyone turned their regrets...
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I imagine what would happen if everyone turned their regrets into wishes, went around shouting them. Nina Lacour
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It isn't the happy ending Ingrid and I had dreamed up, but it's all a part of what I'm working through. The way life changes. The way people and things disappear. Then appear, unexpectedly, and hold you close. Nina Lacour
You're never going to be ready
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You're never going to be ready"..." Don't you see that? You have to forget about ready. If you don't, you're always going to run away Nina Lacour
I was so blinded by her talent that I didn't...
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I was so blinded by her talent that I didn't recognize the tremendous pain behind her work. She gave me hundreds of images, so many chances to see that she was in trouble. I failed her. Nina Lacour
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How it's so easy for her to not feel anything at all, to be just completely gone, to not be around to see how fucked up she's made me. She got to disappear completely and I feel like I'm about to combust. Nina Lacour
This is what I want so don't be sad.
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This is what I want so don't be sad. Nina Lacour
No,
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No, " I say. "I didn't know that, " and as I say it I feel flooded with bitterness at all the things Ingrid kept secret from me. Nina Lacour
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I never realized what a big deal that was. How amazing it is to find someone who wants to hear about all the things that go on in your head. You just think that things will stay the way they are. You never look up, in a moment that feels like every other moment in your life, and think, "Soon this will be over". But I understand more now. About the way life works. Nina Lacour
That's what friends do: they notice things. They're there for...
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That's what friends do: they notice things. They're there for each other. They see what parents don't. Nina Lacour
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Friendship is about more than facts. It's about knowing what someone is thinking, or knowing enough to know that you don't. But I guess it's also about not letting too much time go by without asking them questions, so you don't end up looking at them one afternoon, the sun so bright you have to squint, realizing that you hardly recognize the person they've become. Nina Lacour