“I sometimes think drivers don’t know what grass is, or flowers, because they never see them slowly.” -Clarisse McClellan

“People don’t talk about anything.” -Clarisse McClellan

“I like to be alone sometimes. I’m suspicious of myself in crowds, and prefer the company of a few.” -Clarisse McClellan

“I’m afraid of children my own age. They kill each other.” -Clarisse McClellan

“I laughed when they told me to stop thinking.” -Clarisse McClellan

“It’s just that I love to watch people too much, I guess.” -Clarisse McClellan

“I don’t want to be a half-dead zombie, to wake up one day with all my thoughts gone.” -Clarisse McClellan

“Do you mind if I ask? How long have you worked at being a fireman?” -Clarisse McClellan

“I’m seventeen and I’m crazy. My uncle says the two always go together.” -Clarisse McClellan “You ask why to a lot of things and you wind up very unhappy indeed, if you keep at it.” -Clarisse McClellan

“I’m antisocial, they say. I don’t mix. It’s so strange. I’m very social indeed.” -Clarisse McClellan

“But I’ve been thinking lately. About us. And about our conversations. And I wondered if maybe those books had things to say which might help us to get through our days.” -Clarisse McClellan

“I like your quietness. It belongs to you only, but it teases me through the sound of your voice.” -Clarisse McClellan FATHERS DAY FATHER IN LAW QUOTES

“Nobody listens any more. I can’t talk to the walls because they’re yelling at me.” -Clarisse McClellan

“I’m not afraid of machines. I don’t think the machines know anything about anything.” -Clarisse McClellan

“We’re all alone. Everyone is playing insane, trying to win everyone else’s personality and not lose their own.” -Clarisse McClellan

“I think everybody’s unhappy. But they think they’re just having fun.” -Clarisse McClellan

“It seems like we’re all in such a hurry that we never stop to think how we got here or where we’re going.” -Clarisse McClellan

“You’re not like the others. I’m glad. I feel odd around them.” -Clarisse McClellan

“Tell me about the old days when you were a fireman.” -Clarisse McClellan

“Why is it, I thought, that people are so afraid of silence? Maybe silence is the things that people are most afraid of.” -Clarisse McClellan

“You’re not like the others, at all.” -Clarisse McClellan

“I’m not afraid of anything!” -Clarisse McClellan

“Have you ever watched the jet cars racing on the boulevards down that way? You should sometime.” -Clarisse McClellan

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