One Day in December Quotes

Josie Silver
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I'm not a bitch though, or maybe I'm just a quiet one inside my own head. Isn't everyone?
-- Laurie as the Narrator (December 21, 2008)

Importance: Laurie thinks this while she is on the bus and dealing with the behavior of the other passengers. The quote shows the stories that people tell themselves in order to live with themselves. It also shows how people try to justify their behavior by thinking that everyone is like them. Finally, it foreshadows the fact that Laurie is going to cause havoc in the lives of others by acting like a bitch. She kisses Jack even though he is her best friend's boyfriend. She marries Oscar even though she does not love him and then ignores their vows when she refuses to move to Brussels. She will not consider the option of him working in Brussels and coming to London on the weekends which he offers in an attempt to save their...

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