Lucky Us Quotes

Amy Bloom
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Mrs. Gruber said that happiness was not something she aspired to, that when we had seen as much of the world as she had, we would know that what lies right behind the horseshit is not a prize pony, my dears, it’s more horseshit.
-- Mrs. Gruber (Chapter 2 paragraph Page 19)

Importance: Mrs. Gruber says this just after Iris has received her first contract from MGM. She is warning Iris not to be taken in by the glitz and glitter. Of course, Iris ignores her.

Rose, Love looks not with the eyes but with the mind, and that’s how I look at you.
-- Iris (Chapter 4 paragraph Page 32)

Importance: This shows how Iris cares for Rose and how she has given her heart to her.

These were my people: the abandoned, the unloved, the phenomenally unlucky.
-- Eva (Chapter 6 paragraph Page 50)

Importance: This indicates just how alienated Eva feels. She says this when she walks past the Jewish orphanage near Bea's apartment.

Clara understood that race was more...
-- Narrator (Chapter 9 paragraph Page 76)

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