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I haven't the slightest idea how to change people, but I still keep a long list of prospective candidates just in case I should ever figure it out.


David Sedaris

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Right, I breast feed baby camels in my backyard just for the freaking fun of it. Just tell me where ...
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I'm the most important person in the lives of almost everyone I know and a good number of the people...
DAVID SEDARIS
States vote to take away my marriage rights, and even though I don't want to get married, it tends t...
DAVID SEDARIS
I hate computers. My hatred is entrenched, and I nourish it daily. I’m comfortable with it, and no...
DAVID SEDARIS
A good [short story] would take me out of myself and then stuff me back in, outsized, now, and uneas...
DAVID SEDARIS
Speed eliminates all doubt. Am I smart enough? Will people like me? Do I really look all right in th...
DAVID SEDARIS
I love things made out of animals. It's just so funny to think of someone saying, "I need a letter o...
DAVID SEDARIS
I always think it's a good policy to like the people who like you.
DAVID SEDARIS
Like anyone nostalgic for a time he didn't live through, I chose to weed out the little inconvenienc...
DAVID SEDARIS
I'm very domestic; I love cleaning. I love cooking. I like waiting on people. I just like to mak...
AMY SEDARIS
People who shop in health food stores never look healthy.
AMY SEDARIS
I wouldn't call myself a shut-in. I have the ability to leave my home; I just choose not to. But...
AMY SEDARIS
I love theatrical props: a cup filled with solid fake tea, say, or a collection of fake food, includ...
AMY SEDARIS
I have always wanted a bunny and I'll always have a rabbit the rest of my life.
AMY SEDARIS
I really don't like going out. I don't like restaurants because I don't like the idea of...
AMY SEDARIS
My characters always like themselves.
AMY SEDARIS
You know when you watch old movies, it's always the small parts you remember, the character actors w...
AMY SEDARIS
My kitchen's pink, like skin-tone pink, and I lowered my spice rack so it's eye level - it&#...
AMY SEDARIS
I have a lot of fake food in my apartment, but I'm picky about it. Old plaster food, like from t...
AMY SEDARIS
I'm gonna do the whole bedroom in camel color - it's an old lady color.
AMY SEDARIS
If I put my mind to something, it happens. I do know that's not necessarily psychic. But I alway...
AMY SEDARIS
You know when you watch old movies, it's always the small parts you remember, the character acto...
AMY SEDARIS
But I always like to play ugly people who think they're pretty.
AMY SEDARIS
When people tell me they are going to go scrapbooking, I say, 'Why don't you make it yoursel...
AMY SEDARIS
I like crafts that come out of poverty or necessity. There used to be hobby shops where you'd ge...
AMY SEDARIS
I like to decide the night before Thanksgiving that I'm gonna do it, and I'll see what riff ...
AMY SEDARIS
My favorite things often have a story behind them and are usually handmade or discovered at a flea m...
AMY SEDARIS
I'm satisfied just thinking of the idea.
AMY SEDARIS
I always got along with all types of people - popular people as well as drug addicts.
AMY SEDARIS
I want witchcraft so bad that I can't stand it. I have wands in my apartment. And I use them som...
AMY SEDARIS
I'm not ambitious.
AMY SEDARIS
My mother always said 'Don't bother other people.' I think that's good advice.
AMY SEDARIS
Accentuaute the positives - medicate the negatives.
AMY SEDARIS
My mom used to say that Greek Easter was later because then you get stuff cheaper.
AMY SEDARIS
I never really take shortcuts. I was always one of those people who, instead of cutting across someo...
AMY SEDARIS
More men than women like 'Strangers With Candy'. Pretty girls don't like the show. They ...
AMY SEDARIS
I love costumes. My dream growing up was always to have my own costume and prop shop.
AMY SEDARIS
I choose to do unattractive people, because then I can pretend they think they're attractive.
AMY SEDARIS
It's driving me crazy! It's awful. I saw four last night during the Academy Awards. Four little baby...
AMY SEDARIS
Don't answer the door in a wedding dress and veil, he might not think you're joking.
AMY SEDARIS
In all the land there is only one you, possibly two, but seldom more than sixteen.
AMY SEDARIS
I always liked my teachers, and I was in a lot of after-school projects. I was a Girl Scout until my...
AMY SEDARIS
You think in a different way when you don't have any money. The joy of poverty is that you use y...
AMY SEDARIS
I'm not a good storyteller. I always think I'm going to get interrupted, or something's ...
AMY SEDARIS
I think it's still kind of weird to memorize a line, because you're supposed to 'be'...
AMY SEDARIS