Jeffrey Eugenides Sayings and Quotes

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


Depression is like a bruise that never goes away. A bruise in your mind. You just got to be careful not to touch it where it hurts. It's always there, though.     

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Something crucial about depression ... The smarter you were, the worse it was. The sharper your brain, the more it cut you up.     

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Heartbreak is funny to everyone but the heartbroken.     

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I think, especially when you're in college, each book that you're reading tends to tell you who you are.     

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We couldn't imagine the emptiness of a creature who put a razor to her wrists and opened her veins, the emptiness and the calm.     

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Pregnancy humbles husbands. After an initial rush of male pride they quickly recognise the minor role that nature had assigned them in the drama of reproduction.     

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Depression is like a bruise that never goes away. A bruise in your mind.     

Jeffrey Eugenides

Depression is like a bruise that never goes away. A bruise in your mind. You just got to be careful not to touch it where it hurts. It's always there, though.     

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Paris was a museum displaying exactly itself.     

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They thought depression was like bieng depressed. They thought it was like being in a bad mood, only worse. Therefore, they tried to get him to snap out of it.     

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It was possible to feel superior to other people and feel like a misfit at the same time.     

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You can tell when something's not moving forward anymore. When the doubts you have about it don't go away.     

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Dieting fooled you into thinking you could control your life.     

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Their desire was silent yet magnificent, like a thousand daisies attuning their faces toward the path of the sun.     

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Planning is for the world's great cities, for Paris, London, and Rome, for cities dedicated, at some level, to culture. Detroit, on the other hand, was an American city and therefore dedicated to money, and so design had given way to expediency.     

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I'd never seen a creature with so many freckles before. A Big Bang had occurred, originating at the bridge of her nose, and the force of this explosion had sent galaxies of freckles hurtling and drifting to every end of her curved, warm-blooded universe.     

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