Citati iz knjige „My Year of Rest and Relaxation“ autora Ottessa Moshfegh

Darya Kushnir
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The Death of Marat was one of my favorite paintings. A man stabbed to death in the bathtub.
Arina Koriandr
Arina Koriandrje citiralaпре 4 месеца
Die young and leave a beautiful corpse. Who said that?
Arina Koriandr
Arina Koriandrje citiralaпре 5 месеци
I had no big plan to become a curator, no great scheme to work my way up a ladder. I was just trying to pass the time.
Arina Koriandr
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Walking up First Avenue, everything made me cringe. I was like a baby being born—the air hurt, the light hurt, the details of the world seemed garish and hostile.
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You’re having to work that much harder just to hold your mind centered.
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Now sit still for a minute,” Dr. Tuttle said, dismissing my confession. I opened my eyes. “I’m going to assess your personality shift. I notice today that your face is slightly off center. Has anyone pointed that out to you? Your whole face,” she held out her pen and squinted, measuring me, “is at approximately negative ten degrees.
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could already hear the jet planes thunder overhead, a rumble in the atmosphere of my mind that would rend things open, then obscure the damage with smoke and tears
Анна
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I did feel a peculiar sensation, like oceanic despair that—if I were in a movie—would be depicted superficially as me shaking my head slowly and shedding a tear
Анна
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Oprah says we women rush into decisions because we don’t have faith that something better will ever come along. And that’s how we get stuck in dissatisfying careers and marriages.
Bianca Beltrán
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Homesick for Another World
Alfonso Velasco
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She felt she wasn’t equipped to handle life, she wrote, that she felt like an alien, a freak, that consciousness was intolerable and that she was scared of going crazy.
Farah
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There she is, a human being, diving into the unknown, and she is wide awake.
Farah
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sleep had worked. I was soft and calm and felt things. This was good. This was my life now. I could survive without the house. I understood that it would soon be someone else’s store of memories, and that was beautiful. I could move on.
Farah
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“I was born into privilege,” I told Ping Xi. “I am not going to squander that. I’m not a moron.
Farah
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The sky was milky, the sounds of the city muted by the hard ruffling of wind hitting my ears. I wasn’t nostalgic. But I was terrified. It was lunacy, this idea, that I could sleep myself into a new life. Preposterous. But there I was, approaching the depths of my journey
Farah
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I needed Dr. Tuttle’s unwavering trust. There was no shortage of psychiatrists in New York City, but finding one as irresponsible and weird as Dr. Tuttle would be a challenge I didn’t think I could handle.

Girl 😭

Farah
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People would be so much more at ease if they acted on impulse rather than reason. That’s why drugs are so effective in curing mental illness—because they impair our judgment.
galyazhur
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wined and dined me
galyazhur
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It was like an Adolf Hitler impression
galyazhur
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you in the middle of suicide
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