Quotes by Joan Didion

Joan Didion is an American essayist. In the late 1960s, Didion's reportage brought Californian subcultures to wider attention.

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The apparent ease of California life is an illusion, and those who believe the illusion real live here in only the most temporary way.

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Life changes fast. Life changes in the instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends.

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Late afternoon on the West Coast ends with the sky doing all its brilliant stuff.

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To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves - there lies the great, singular power of self-respect.

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I have always wanted a swimming pool and never had one.

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