Deb Olin Unferth Quotes

Deb Olin Unferth Quotes.

I decided I like that mode. It's how I think - it's my

I decided I like that mode. It’s how I think – it’s my voice. I like being funny and sad at the same time, or funny and disturbing at the same time. It’s my natural voice.
Deb Olin Unferth
Howard’s enchanting Hospice obeys its own magical inner logic with excellent prose and a sadness that will split open hearts. You have in your hands a story that is inquisitive, gripping, and triumphant.
Deb Olin Unferth
I want to be funny. When I first started writing, I didn’t find my stories funny, but people kept saying they were. It kind of worried me; these are some pretty disturbing and sad pieces. Why do people think they’re funny?
Deb Olin Unferth
Humans, we just hop out of things, off things. We splatter ourselves in inappropriate places. Because we have nothing to live for. Because we want to destroy what we can. Because we want to be something we can’t. Because we don’t really believe we can die.
Deb Olin Unferth
It takes bravery to care for someone — no matter who he is or what made him, whether he is weak or walking or jumping out of windows. The risk involved is enormous.
Deb Olin Unferth