Annie Proulx’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Annie Proulx Quotes 

Annie Proulx, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best Annie Proulx quotes for you to enjoy. At Australia Unwrapped we believe every book has at least one quotable line, and our mission is to find them all. Here you will find Annie Proulx’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer Annie Proulx made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favourites: 

Popular Quotes

“I wish I knew how to quit you.”
Annie Proulx, Brokeback Mountain

 “We face up to awful things because we can’t go around them, or forget them. The sooner you say ‘Yes, it happened, and there’s nothing I can do about it,’ the sooner you can get on with your own life. You’ve got children to bring up. So you’ve got to get over it. What we have to get over, somehow we do. Even the worst things.”
― Annie Proulx, The Shipping News

“You got no fuckin idea how bad it gets. I’m not you. I can’t make it on a couple a high-altitude fucks once or twice a year. You’re too much for me, Ennis, you son of a whoreson bitch. I wish I knew how to quit you.”
― Annie Proulx, Brokeback Mountain

 “You should write because you love the shape of stories and sentences and the creation of different words on a page. Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write.”
― Annie Proulx

 “There was some open space between what he knew and what he tried to believe, but nothing could be done about it, and if you can’t fix it you’ve got to stand it.”
― Annie Proulx, Brokeback Mountain

 “Everybody that went away suffered a broken heart. “I’m coming back some day,” they all wrote. But never did. The old life was too small to fit anymore.”
― Annie Proulx, The Shipping News

“You know, one of the tragedies of real life is that there is no background music.”
― Annie Proulx

 “We’re all strange inside. We learn how to disguise our differences as we grow up.”
― Annie Proulx, The Shipping News

“And it may be that love sometimes occurs without pain or misery.”
― Annie Proulx, The Shipping News

“If you can’t fix it, you have to stand it.”
― Annie Proulx (Brokeback Mountain)

10 Famous Quotes by Author Annie Proulx

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 Annie Proulx quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best Annie Proulx quote below and sharing our favourite authors so we can look them up, read some of their works and give you the best quotes we can find. We hope you enjoyed our top 10 quotes by Annie Proulx. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable Annie Proulx quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Annie Proulx Quote 

“The shirt seemed heavy until he saw there was another shirt inside it, the sleeves carefully worked down inside Jack’s sleeves. It was his own plaid shirt, lost, he’d thought, long ago in some damn laundry, his dirty shirt, the pocket ripped, buttons missing, stolen by Jack and hidden here inside Jack’s own shirt, the pair like two skins, one inside the other, two in one.”
― Annie Proulx, Brokeback Mountain

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