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Famous Quotes By David Shapiro

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I believe that sitting naked across from your adversary in a steam room makes negotiations more productive. — David Shapiro

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I wanted my book to make people cry, but I feel like I'm the only person who my book is going to make cry, if they show me the sales numbers. — David Shapiro

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I always expose the apparatus. I show how the film was made. I acknowledge the filmmaker and the filmmaking. — David Shapiro

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But on some days I will write a post and it does not get as manny Notes as the post I wrote the day before, and I will walk home and think nervously about it, like, "Am I out of good ideas? — David Shapiro

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Calling is connection: Uncovering our calling is a deliberate choice to serve others and to make a difference in the world. Our calling is made manifest in service to others...it is paradoxical but true; we are more likely to receive the meaning and fulfillment we seek when we enable others to achieve the meaning and fulfillment they seek, as well. — David Shapiro

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She cries in my arms and I try not to cry. We have never said "I love you" to each other, but it doesn't matter, I don't think. — David Shapiro

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A Book of Glass
On the table, a book of glass. In the book only a few pages with no words But scratched in a diamond-point pencil to pieces in diagonal Spirals, light triangles; and a French curve fractures lines to

The last pages are simplest. They can be read backwards and
thoroughly. Each page bends a bit like ludicrous plastic. He who wrote it was very ambitious, fed up, and finished. He had been teaching the insides and outsides of things

To children, teaching the art of Rembrandt to them. His two wives were beautiful and Death begins As a beggar beside them. What is an abstract persona? A painter visits but he prefers to look at perfume in vials.

And I see a book in glass - the words go off In wild loops without words. I should Wake and render them! In bed, Mother says each child Will receive the book of etchings, but the book will be
incomplete, after all.
But I will make the book of glass. — David Shapiro

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We all have a family and I think we all have a perception of our family that we like to keep and we all have our positive memories in a certain way. Then when life catches up to them, when you see a different perspective of them, or when you are a couple degrees over, you can see things differently and it shakes you to the foundation. — David Shapiro

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She says Ariel is going to interview me after she's done and he's going to ask me how many golf balls can fit into a stretch limo, and the right answer is to make reasonable estimates on the spot, maybe say, "It's probably like 100 golf balls high by 60 golf balls wide by 1,000 golf balls long," and to look like I'm thinking really hard, and then just do the math in my head and give him the answer. I ask, "Out of curiosity, what would a wrong answer be?" She says, "Freaking out about the question. — David Shapiro

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There is a lot of silence in watching somebody trying to remember things. — David Shapiro

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I love being a lawyer more than I like writing. — David Shapiro

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I'm better at being a lawyer than I am at being a writer. — David Shapiro

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I buy us each a 40 oz. of Coors Light because right off the bat, it's important that she knows I am the kind of guy who drinks 40s, not like wine or craft beer or stuff like that. — David Shapiro

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It is a life's task to find the ways you want to play an endless game of uncontrol- lable beauty — David Shapiro

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Sometimes you are ahead of people and sometimes people have blind spots. They can't see the world and they can't see what they do. — David Shapiro