Quotes Worth a Second Look
The measure of a man comes down to moments spread out like dots on the canvas of life.
Kristin Hannah, Angel Falls p. 149
Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forward.
She stood in the hallway,blinking back the latest rush of tears, and wrestled with the monster-sized ball of stubbornness and terror that stuck in her throat.
Susan Donovan Knock Me Off My Feet p.277
She developed a profound desire to stay as if her center of gravity was so low it connected her directly to this particular patch of earth.
Ann Patchett State of Wonder p. 45
The hut was hardly noticeable in its patch of beaten ground. Around it were the bulges of the forest, shadowed, even in the brightest su, a tangle of light and shade, rock and leaf.
Kate Grenville The Secret River p. 170
The past was a bridge that looked solid and sturdy, but once you were on it, you saw that it extended only far enough to strand you, to suspend you between loss and longing with nowhere to go at all.
Bret Anthony Johnston Remember Me Like This p. 211