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Barbara Kingsolver Quotes

Barbara Kingsolver Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Barbara Kingsolver
Type:
Novelist
Nationality:
American
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  • 1
    Close the door. Write with _no one_ looking over your shoulder. Don't try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It's the one and only thing you have to offer. Barbara_KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
  • 2
    I'm of a fearsome mind to throw my arms around every living librarian who crosses my path, on behalf of the souls they never knew they saved. Barbara_KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
  • 3
    It's surprising how much of memory is built around things unnoticed at the time. Barbara_KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
  • 4
    Libraries are the one American institution you shouldn't rip off. Barbara_KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
  • 5
    Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth, but not its twin. Barbara_KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
  • 6
    Pain reaches the heart with electrical speed, but truth moves to the heart as slowly as a glacier. Barbara_KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
  • 7
    People's dreams are made out of what they do all day. The same way a dog that runs after rabbits will dream of rabbits. It's what you do that makes your soul, not the other way around. Barbara_KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
  • 8
    Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws. Barbara_KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
  • 9
    Terms like that, "Humane Society," are devised with people like me in mind, who don't care to dwell on what happens to the innocent. Barbara_KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
  • 10
    The important thing isn't the house. It's the ability to make it. You carry that in your brains and in your hands, wherever you go... It's one thing to carry your life wherever you go. Another thing to always go looking for it somewhere else. Barbara_KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
  • 11
    The truth needs so little rehearsal. Barbara_KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
  • 12
    The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Barbara_KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
  • 13
    We're animals. We're born like every other mammal and we live our whole lives around disguised animal thoughts. Barbara_KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
  • 14
    What keeps you going isn't some fine destination but just the road you're on, and the fact that you know how to drive. Barbara_KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
  • 15
    What you lose in blindness is the space around you, the place where you are, and without that you might not exist. You could be nowhere at all. Barbara_KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver