Barbara Kingsolver Quotes


 
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Best 37 Quotes by Barbara Kingsolver – Page 1 of 2

“Don't try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say.”

“Every betrayal contains a perfect moment, a coin stamped heads or tails with salvation on the other side.”

“Humans can be fairly ridiculous animals.”

“I learned to write by reading the kind of books I wished I'd written.”

“If you never stepped on anybody's toes, you never been for a walk.”

“If you want sweet dreams, you've got to live a sweet life.”

“It's surprising how much memory is built around things unnoticed at the time.”

“Love weighs nothing.”

“Morning always comes.”

“One of the very first things I figured out about life is that it's better to be a hopeful person than a cynical, grumpy one, because you have to live in the same world either way, and if you're hopeful, you have more fun.”

“Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.”

“The changes we dread most may contain our salvation.”

“The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away.”

“The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.”

Flight Behavior Quotes

“Honk if you love Jesus, text while driving if you want to meet up.”

Flight Behavior

“I never learn anything from listening to myself.”

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“I was stuck with so many me's that I sometimes went for a walk through the woods in the evening to be alone for a while.”


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“Science doesn't tell us what we should do. It only tells us what is.”

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“The last generations's worst fears become the next one's B-grade entertainment.”

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“Will you explain to me why people encourage delusional behaviour in children, and medicate it in adults?”

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High Tide in Tucson Quotes

“Art is the antidote that can call us back from the edge of numbness, restoring the ability to feel for another.”

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“Be careful what you give children, for sooner or later you are sure to get it back.”

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“High fashion has the shelf life of potato salad. And when past its prime, it is similarly deadly.”

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The Lacuna Quotes

“Lies are infinite in number, and the truth so small and singular.”

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“Memories do not always soften with time; some grow edges like knives.”

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“Nothing momentous comes in this world unless it comes on the shoulders of kindness.”

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“The most important part of a story is the piece of it you don't know.”

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“The past is all we know of the future.”

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“War so conspicuously benefits rich men and kills the poor ones.”

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“You can't really know the person standing before you, because always there is some missing piece.”

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The Poisonwood Bible Quotes

“Don’t try to make life a mathematics problem with yourself in the center and everything coming out equal. When you’re good, bad things can still happen. And if you’re bad, you can still be lucky.”

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“Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.”


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