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"But what has he failed at? He's never failed at anything!"
Chapter8, Ordinary People page 70


"Nothing's new, nothing's on my mind. I don't think anything. I don't feel anything."
Chapter 12, Ordinary People page 98


"I'm sure I would have told you if I thought you gave a damn!"
Chapter 13, Ordinary People page 109


"So much of the worrying you do is about losing your kids. And, in the end, you lose them anyway. So what's the point?"
Chapter 19, Ordinary People page 162


"I can't help it; it hurts too much to be around you."
Chapter 22, Ordinary People page 182


"The thing that hurts you is sitting on yourself. Not letting yourself connect with your own feelings. It is screwing you up, leading you off on chases that don't go anywhere."
Chapter 27, Ordinary People page 225


"No sense taking the questions seriously, if there aren't any answers."
Chapter 30, Ordinary People page 250


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