Darcey Steinke quotes

  • I always think to myself, being human, having crushes now, what is it about that person that I really want? What do they represent? More freedom? Someone to care for me more? It's never really about the person.
    -- Darcey Steinke

    #Crush #Thinking #Care

  • When you write you have to reside in the unknown for as long as possible.
    -- Darcey Steinke

    #Writing #Long

  • I spent so much time as a child thinking what if I was a robot, what if my mind were somewhere else? As a kid you're in the middle of all that.
    -- Darcey Steinke

    #Children #Kids #Thinking

  • I think unknowing is the most important theological idea for me. Unlearning the things you think you know.
    -- Darcey Steinke

    #Thinking #Ideas #Important

  • A good biography is the richest experience. When you watch a TV series together with someone is like being in a novel with them.
    -- Darcey Steinke

    #Together #Watches #Biographies

  • The problem with being a modern woman, I thought, as the front door swung wide, is that you have to pretend to be stronger than you are.
    -- Darcey Steinke

    #Doors #Stronger #Problem

  • When you love a woman, you love yourself, and it's terrible really, how it seems perfectly possible to swallow the other. With a man you want to join, you want your ribs to connect like handcuffs. But with a woman if you swallow, she becomes you.
    -- Darcey Steinke

    #Love Yourself #Men #Ribs

  • Everything was new, now I’m a junkie, I seem to need more severe doses of experience to feel anything.
    -- Darcey Steinke

    #Needs #Junkie #Feels

  • You’ll see, there are a million ways to kill off the soft parts of yourself.
    -- Darcey Steinke

    #Way

  • Maybe all spirits flew to Paris, not only French ones. Could you haunt a place you'd never been?
    -- Darcey Steinke

    #Paris #Spirit #Flew

  • I knew you could find a certain relief in begging God, it had helped me, but on the other hand, God never answered directly and that was always depressing.
    -- Darcey Steinke

    #Depressing #Hands #Relief

  • As a child I made a pact with my mother. I agreed that we were doomed, that she and I abided together in a cocoon of melancholy.
    -- Darcey Steinke

    #Mother #Children #Together

  • I knew people want most what they pretend to hate, that it takes courage to say what you really want.
    -- Darcey Steinke

    #Hate #People #Want