J. D. Salinger Quotes

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Born: January 1, 1919, New York City, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Cornish, New Hampshire, USA, January 27, 2010
Occupation: Author

1.
Goddam money. It always ends up making you blue as hell.
- J. D. Salinger

2.
I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
- J. D. Salinger

3.
I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That's the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty... you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are.
- J. D. Salinger

4.
I'm sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect.
- J. D. Salinger

5.
I'm sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody.
- J. D. Salinger

6.
It's funny. All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they'll do practically anything you want them to.
- J. D. Salinger

7.
You take somebody that cries their goddam eyes out over phoney stuff in the movies, and nine times out of ten they're mean bastards at heart.
- J. D. Salinger

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