Dorothy Allison’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Dorothy Allison Quotes 

Dorothy Allison, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best Dorothy Allison 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 Dorothy Allison’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer Dorothy Allison made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favourites: 

Popular Quotes

“Change, when it comes, cracks everything open.”
― Dorothy Allison

 “Everything that comes to us is a blessing or a test. That’s all you need to know in this life…just the certainty that God’s got His eye on you, that He knows what you are made of, what you need to grow on. Why,questioning’s a sin, it’s pointless. He will show your path in His own good time. And long as I remember that, I’m fine.”
― Dorothy Allison, Bastard Out of Carolina

“Behind the story I tell is the one I don’t.

Behind the story you hear is the one I wish I could make you hear.

Behind my carefully buttoned collar is my nakedness, the struggle to find clean clothes, food, meaning, and money. Behind sex is rage, behind anger is love, behind this moment is silence, years of silence.”
― Dorothy Allison, Two or Three Things I Know for Sure

 “The horror of class stratification, racism, and prejudice is that some people begin to believe that the security of their families and communities depends on the oppression of others, that for some to have good lives there must be others whose lives are truncated and brutal.”
― Dorothy Allison

 “I did things I did not understand for reasons I could not begin to explain just to be in motion, to be trying to do something, change something in a world I wanted desperately to make over but could not imagine for myself.”
― Dorothy Allison, Trash: Stories

 “Write the story that you were always afraid to tell. I swear to you that there is magic in it, and if you show yourself naked for me, I’ll be naked for you. It will be our covenant

― Dorothy Allison

“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.”
― Dorothy Allison

 “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.”
― Dorothy Allison, Two or Three Things I Know for Sure

“Two or three things I know for sure, and one is that I would rather go naked than wear the coat the world has made for me.”
― Dorothy Allison

“Things come apart so easily when they have been held together with lies.”
― Dorothy Allison, Bastard Out of Carolina

10 Famous Quotes by Author Dorothy Allison

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 Dorothy Allison quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best Dorothy Allison 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 Dorothy Allison. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable Dorothy Allison quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Dorothy Allison Quote 

“I told her, Don’t touch me that way. Don’t come at me with that sour-cream smile. Come at me as if I were worth your life – the life we make together. Take me like a turtle whose shell must be cracked, whose heart is ice, who needs your heat. Love me like a warrior, sweat up to your earlobes and all your hope between your teeth. Love me so I know I am at least as important as anything you have ever wanted.”
― Dorothy Allison, Two or Three Things I Know for Sure

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