My parents reverted to their Catholic faith through the charismatic renewal, so I was raised charismatic.

— Regina Doman

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The boys at school are so degenerate that it makes one feel pessimistic about the future of the male gender in general.

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Try to be a whole person.Not just a night person, or a day person. Be the kind of person who can live in both.

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I think that if a real princess was lost in this modern world and she could be whatever she wanted, she would be a musician,' Blanche said slowly. 'A violinist, or a harpist. That would be the only place where she could find solace for her lost kingdom.

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She couldn’t picture anyone falling madly in love with such a person as Fish.

What a name, Fish...Fish: think cold, slippery, detached. Benedict: think dry scholarly monk from the Dark Ages. Denniston: think English preparatory school, stolid country squire. Nothing about his name sounded the least bit romantic.

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My skin's too white." she said. Says who, Snow White?" he said, touching her cheek lightly with one hand.

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Can you imagine anything more tragic?' Rose asked.

'To be born a princess --native and to the manor born-- and then to forget who you are and settle for being something horrible like an--an accountant!

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Hello again, violinist,' he said in a hoarse voice. 'Fancy meeting you here.

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Every once in a while you just have to decide to do something very crazy and very right--just to dare yourself to live. I don't mean doing something stupid and destructive--just something fun and good and beautiful.

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Have you ever felt that there was something going on in life that not everyone was aware of?

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Do you know, I always imagine that the subway trains are dragons,' Rose said to Bear as they clung to his coat for support in the swaying car. 'Tearing back and forth across the city in their underground caves, devouring people and spitting them out at random destinations.

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There was a silence. Then Paul looked at Alex. 'She knows Chesterton.' 'She lives,' said Alex.

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You're drinking in the joy of life,' Bear told her when she tried to explain why she was laughing. 'There's so much opportunity for drinking deeply of it, and we very rarely do it. When you do, it makes you feel alive all over.

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About Regina Doman

Quotes 28 sayings
Profession Writer
Birthday 1970

Some scars never heal. And he sounds like he has a lot of them.' 'But Christ had scars too, even on His risen Body. Wounds in this life become glory in the next.

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How do you say 'bring me sausage and eggs or I'll slit your throat' in Italian?" "Look it up in the phrase book.

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Oh, but a real princess would know that hard work ennobles the soul,' Rose objected. 'That would be one of the signs.

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Evil isn't beautiful on its own. You know?' 'Well, good people are sometimes ugly-' Blanche said at last. 'I don't know about that. Not really,' Bear shook his head. 'If the good's there, and you look for it, you'll see it in some way.' 'I think Bear is right,' Rose said decidedly. 'Fairy tales teach you that. No one who's really good ever stays ugly. It's always a disguise.

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There's something strange about you-" she started to say.

Oh, well, thanks!" he chuckled, his brown eyes twinkling at her.

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It was Night. In most places, Night is a time for sleep, for calm, and for mystery. But not in New York City, where many things conspired every evening to murder the night.

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For years, we in publishing have been hearing from Catholic readers that they really yearn for Catholic fiction.

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Bear heard Rose in the background saying, 'Why thank you, Mr.

Fish.' 'Good redhead. Helpful redhead,' Fish returned.

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The sense of danger made her lift up her head higher.

There were battles coming. But life was meant to be a battle, wasn't it? There was nothing to fear.

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Some of them are okay, but the popular girls like to pick on my sister, and almost all the guys are gross. I don't know why guys are like that. Do you?

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Blanche, prosaic in a pale yellow sweater and blue jeans, was wondering again if anything mattered—-life, faith--specifically, finishing homework assignments.

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His eyes gravitated towards the wall-to-wall bookshelf at one end of the room.

'You folks like books, I see.

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I went to work for Catholics United for the Faith, and I basically found myself in the midst of the traditionalist branch of the Catholic revival. There is an intellectual rigor that is very much valued there and that I was in awe of.

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One of my heroes, G.K. Chesterton, said, "The old fairy tales endure forever. The old fairy tale makes the hero a normal human boy; it is his adventures that are startling; they startle him because he is normal." Discovering that the modern world can still contain the wonder and strangeness of a fairy tale is part of what my novels are about.

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There are billions of men in the world, probably millions near my age.

Maybe hundreds who are compatible with me. Maybe at least a dozen who would want to date me. There's got to be at least five on the continent whom I could probably marry. So why am I so hung up on this one guy?

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