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Anita Diamant quotes: Asked, Would you call yourself impetuous, Addie? Asked, Would you call yourself impetuous, Addie?
Anita Diamant quotes: I need a bathroom. And there are way too many people around here for us to I need a bathroom. And there are way too many people around here for us to
Anita Diamant quotes: Yelled, and finally got me on my cheek with a loud slap that made Yelled, and finally got me on my cheek with a loud slap that made
Anita Diamant quotes: I'll give her the whole day off from work - with pay. I'll give her the whole day off from work - with pay.
Anita Diamant quotes: Of all life's pleasures, only love owes no debt to death. Of all life's pleasures, only love owes no debt to death.
Anita Diamant quotes: But I belong to that landscape now, to the sky and the mountains. I wouldn't be happy anywhere else. But I belong to that landscape now, to the sky and the mountains. I wouldn't be happy anywhere else.
Anita Diamant quotes: You know the saying about how revenge tastes better cold? Well, it tastes just as good warm. You know the saying about how revenge tastes better cold? Well, it tastes just as good warm.
Anita Diamant quotes: Please, let me explain why I have spoken about things that should never be discussed, and which I will never mention again. "Martha Please, let me explain why I have spoken about things that should never be discussed, and which I will never mention again. "Martha
Anita Diamant quotes: My house was a world of my own possession, a country in which I was ruler and citizen, where I chose and where I served. My house was a world of my own possession, a country in which I was ruler and citizen, where I chose and where I served.
Anita Diamant quotes: The hills in the distance held my life in a bowl filled with everything I could possibly want. The hills in the distance held my life in a bowl filled with everything I could possibly want.
Anita Diamant quotes: One of my great secrets was knowing I had the power to make her smile. One of my great secrets was knowing I had the power to make her smile.
Anita Diamant quotes: One of his tears fell in my mouth, where it became a blue sapphire, source of strength, source of strength and eternal hope. One of his tears fell in my mouth, where it became a blue sapphire, source of strength, source of strength and eternal hope.
Anita Diamant quotes: It took me until I was almost forty before I knew what I wanted to be when I grew up. It took me until I was almost forty before I knew what I wanted to be when I grew up.
Anita Diamant quotes: The world seemed so perfect, so complete, and yet so impermanent that I nearly wept. The world seemed so perfect, so complete, and yet so impermanent that I nearly wept.
Anita Diamant quotes: Weeping is terrible for the complexion" said Leonie, holding Shayndel close, "but it is very good for the soul. Weeping is terrible for the complexion" said Leonie, holding Shayndel close, "but it is very good for the soul.
Anita Diamant quotes: Egypt loved the lotus because it never dies. It is the same for people who are loved. Egypt loved the lotus because it never dies. It is the same for people who are loved.
Anita Diamant quotes: About flying out to see her. Don't tell your About flying out to see her. Don't tell your
Anita Diamant quotes: I like the way he danced. And then I like the way we danced together. I like the way he danced. And then I like the way we danced together.
Anita Diamant quotes: I Have No Choice, Addie. I Have No Choice, Addie.
Anita Diamant quotes: The more a daughter knows the details of her mother's life [ ... ] the stronger the daughter. The more a daughter knows the details of her mother's life [ ... ] the stronger the daughter.
Anita Diamant quotes: How could she find the courage to kill herself when she had no courage for life? How could she find the courage to kill herself when she had no courage for life?
Anita Diamant quotes: From her perch, she studied the world... From her perch, she studied the world...
Anita Diamant quotes: He was golden and beautiful as a sunset. He was golden and beautiful as a sunset.
Anita Diamant quotes: Why did I not know that birth is the pinnacle where women discover the courage to become mothers? Why did I not know that birth is the pinnacle where women discover the courage to become mothers?
Anita Diamant quotes: It is terrible how much has been forgotten, which is why, I suppose, remembering seems a holy thing. It is terrible how much has been forgotten, which is why, I suppose, remembering seems a holy thing.
Anita Diamant quotes: The other reason women wanted daughters was to keep their memories alive. The other reason women wanted daughters was to keep their memories alive.
Anita Diamant quotes: I never cared for red headed men. I think they look like shrimp boiled to peel. I never cared for red headed men. I think they look like shrimp boiled to peel.
Anita Diamant quotes: As far as I can tell, common sense hasn't been in fashion for a long time. As far as I can tell, common sense hasn't been in fashion for a long time.
Anita Diamant quotes: Why is it you get more tired from sitting and doing nothing than from running around doing too much? Why is it you get more tired from sitting and doing nothing than from running around doing too much?
Anita Diamant quotes: You should always be kind to people, Ava. You never know what sorrows they're carrying around. You should always be kind to people, Ava. You never know what sorrows they're carrying around.
Anita Diamant quotes: Midwives do not fear life. Midwives do not fear life.
Anita Diamant quotes: Never apologize for being smart. Never apologize for being smart.
Anita Diamant quotes: Mameh would complain about America; how the apples had no taste Mameh would complain about America; how the apples had no taste
Anita Diamant quotes: I made her promise to write, but artists are artists, not writers. She did send postcards, though: a lot of postcards - sometimes I made her promise to write, but artists are artists, not writers. She did send postcards, though: a lot of postcards - sometimes
Anita Diamant quotes: If you sit on the bank of a river, you see only a small part of its surface. And yet, the water before your eyes is proof of unknowable depths. If you sit on the bank of a river, you see only a small part of its surface. And yet, the water before your eyes is proof of unknowable depths.
Anita Diamant quotes: I'm still embarrassed and mad at myself. But after seventy years, I also feel sorry for the girl I used to be. She was awfully hard on herself. I'm still embarrassed and mad at myself. But after seventy years, I also feel sorry for the girl I used to be. She was awfully hard on herself.
Anita Diamant quotes: I wanted to cry, but I realized that I was too old for that. I would be a woman soon and I would have to learn how to live with I wanted to cry, but I realized that I was too old for that. I would be a woman soon and I would have to learn how to live with a divided heart.
Anita Diamant quotes: Remember this moment, when your mother's body heals every trouble of your soul. Remember this moment, when your mother's body heals every trouble of your soul.
Anita Diamant quotes: Sometimes luck was just another word for creation, which was as relentless as destruction. Sometimes luck was just another word for creation, which was as relentless as destruction.
Anita Diamant quotes: I am so honored to be the vessel into which you pour this story of pain and strength. I am so honored to be the vessel into which you pour this story of pain and strength.
Anita Diamant quotes: People don't talk so much about sad memories. People don't talk so much about sad memories.
Anita Diamant quotes: He lay across the valley like a sparkling path, the setting sun catching fire on the way. He lay across the valley like a sparkling path, the setting sun catching fire on the way.
Anita Diamant quotes: Making plans is a game. Life chooses for you. Making plans is a game. Life chooses for you.
Anita Diamant quotes: Even a broken clock is right twice every day. Even a broken clock is right twice every day.
Anita Diamant quotes: But I believe that girls need gumption, too, especially in this day and age. I believe you are a girl with gumption. But I believe that girls need gumption, too, especially in this day and age. I believe you are a girl with gumption.
Anita Diamant quotes: Purple - the color of royalty and holiness and wealth. Purple - the color of royalty and holiness and wealth.
Anita Diamant quotes: And then what do I do? Joyce asked, her voice suddenly pinched. And then what do I do? Joyce asked, her voice suddenly pinched.
Anita Diamant quotes: brown paper bags from the pharmacist. brown paper bags from the pharmacist.
Anita Diamant quotes: Italians are just as good as Jews when it comes to guilt. Italians are just as good as Jews when it comes to guilt.
Anita Diamant quotes: The tongue-in-cheek Yiddish-English "translation" for R.S.V.P. is "Remember to Send Vedding Presents. The tongue-in-cheek Yiddish-English "translation" for R.S.V.P. is "Remember to Send Vedding Presents.
Anita Diamant quotes: Their coupling was the coupling of the sea and the sky, of the rain and the parched earth. Of night and day, wind and water. Their coupling was the coupling of the sea and the sky, of the rain and the parched earth. Of night and day, wind and water.
Anita Diamant quotes: During the Middle Ages some weddings were even held in cemeteries, since it was believed the life-affirming act of marriage could halt a plague. During the Middle Ages some weddings were even held in cemeteries, since it was believed the life-affirming act of marriage could halt a plague.
Anita Diamant quotes: The story it told was unremarkable: a tale of love found and lost- the oldest story in the world. The only story. The story it told was unremarkable: a tale of love found and lost- the oldest story in the world. The only story.
Anita Diamant quotes: Time is a mother's enemy. Time is a mother's enemy.
Anita Diamant quotes: A girl should always have her own money so she's never beholden to anyone." I A girl should always have her own money so she's never beholden to anyone." I
Anita Diamant quotes: That time, I knew she was asking for an opinion. "My mother thinks I am." She said mothers were right to be concerned for their That time, I knew she was asking for an opinion. "My mother thinks I am." She said mothers were right to be concerned for their
Anita Diamant quotes: The New Jewish Wedding How The New Jewish Wedding How
Anita Diamant quotes: Don't let anyone tell you things aren't better than they used to be. Don't let anyone tell you things aren't better than they used to be.
Anita Diamant quotes: kitchen, where she could count on Tirzah to be kitchen, where she could count on Tirzah to be
Anita Diamant quotes: When a shy person smiles, it's like the sun coming out. When a shy person smiles, it's like the sun coming out.
Anita Diamant quotes: Mind your business had been the motto of her childhood. But now that seemed like a failing in a friend. Mind your business had been the motto of her childhood. But now that seemed like a failing in a friend.