Meg Wolitzer: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Meg Wolitzer Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Meg Wolitzer, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Meg Wolitzer you will find my Ten favorites of Meg Wolitzer’s quotes. 

About Meg Wolitzer

She is the author of The Interestings, The Uncoupling, The Ten-Year Nap, The Position, The Wife, and Sleepwalking. She has also written a young adult novel, Belzhar. She lives in New York City.

Born: May 28, 1959, Long Island, New York, The United States
Twitter: MegWolitzer
Genre: Literature & Fiction

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“People could not get enough of what they had lost, even if they no longer wanted it.”
― Meg Wolitzer, The Interestings

 “And didn’t it always go like that–body parts not lining up the way you wanted them to, all of it a little bit off, as if the world itself were an animated sequence of longing and envy and self-hatred and grandiosity and failure and success, a strange and endless cartoon loop that you couldn’t stop watching, because, despite all you knew by now, it was still so interesting.”
― Meg Wolitzer, The Interestings

“You stayed around your children as long as you could, inhaling the ambient gold shavings of their childhood, and at the last minute you tried to see them off into life and hoped that the little piece of time you’d given them was enough to prevent them from one day feeling lonely and afraid and hopeless. You wouldn’t know the outcome for a long time.”
― Meg Wolitzer, The Ten-Year Nap

 “I always thought it was the saddest and most devastating ending. How you could have these enormous dreams that never get met. How without knowing it you could just make yourself smaller over time. I don’t want that to happen to me.”
― Meg Wolitzer, The Interestings

 “Part of the beauty of love was that you didn’t need to explain it to anyone else. You could refuse to explain. With love, apparently you didn’t necessarily feel the need to explain anything at all.”
― Meg Wolitzer, The Interestings

 “But clearly life took people and shook them around until finally they were unrecognizable even to those who had once known them well. Still, there was power in once having known someone.”
― Meg Wolitzer, The Interestings

“We’re talking about the novel, right? But maybe we’re not. We’re talking about ourselves. And I guess that’s what can start to happen when you talk about a book.”
― Meg Wolitzer, Belzhar

 “She recognized that that is how friendships begin: one person reveals a moment of strangeness, and the other person decides just to listen and not exploit it.”
― Meg Wolitzer, The Interestings

“Everyone,” she continues, looking around at all of us, “has something to say. But not everyone can bear to say it. Your job is to find a way.”
― Meg Wolitzer, Belzhar

“You know, I sometimes think that the most effective people in the world are introverts who taught themselves how to be extroverts.”
― Meg Wolitzer, The Female Persuasion

10 Famous Quotes by Author Meg Wolitzer

So there you have it my Ten favorite quotes by Meg Wolitzer, please comment below and share your favorite quotes by the fantastic author Meg Wolitzer.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Meg Wolitzer. 

One Final Bonus – Meg Wolitzer Quote 

“But, she knew, you didn’t have to marry your soulmate, and you didn’t even have to marry an Interesting. You didn’t always need to be the dazzler, the firecracker, the one who cracked everyone up, or made everyone want to sleep with you, or be the one who wrote and starred in the play that got the standing ovation. You could cease to be obsessed with the idea of being interesting.”

― Meg Wolitzer, The Interestings

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