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Mary Karr quotes and sayings

Poet | Born: January 16, 1955
Mary Karr motivational quote : I was 40 years old before I became an overnight success, and I'd been publishing for 20 years.
Mary Karr motivational quote : I don't think I look like the pope's favorite Catholic - at least not under close scrutiny.
Mary Karr motivational quote : I think the problem with visual media like TV is that they're reductive.
Mary Karr motivational quote : Love is the only passion which includes in its dreams the happiness of someone else.
Mary Karr motivational quote : It's completely through prayer that I came to believe in God. I just sensed a presence south of my neck.
Mary Karr motivational quote : There are women succeeding beyond their wildest dreams because of their sobriety.
Mary Karr motivational quote : Every poem probably has sixty drafts behind it.
Mary Karr motivational quote : I'm always astonished by the confidence my readers put in me.
Mary Karr motivational quote : Prose cannot compete with the economy of poetry, the ability to have a full artistic experience in a short period of time.
Mary Karr motivational quote : A dysfunctional family is any family with more than one person in it.
Mary Karr motivational quote : Such a small, pure object a poem could be, made of nothing but air a tiny string of letters, maybe small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. But it could blow everybody's head off.
Mary Karr motivational quote : I always thought my family was so bizarre, so when people started coming up to me and saying, 'My family was exactly like yours,' I was completely knocked out.