Anne Michaels Quotes

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Anne Michaels quotes: Miss Petitfour loved the little pictures, each in its own serrated frame and each seeming to tell it's own little story. Miss Petitfour loved the little pictures, each in its own serrated frame and each seeming to tell it's own little story.
Anne Michaels quotes: Love permeates everything, the world is saturated with it, or is emptied of it. Always this beautiful or this bereft. Love permeates everything, the world is saturated with it, or is emptied of it. Always this beautiful or this bereft.
Anne Michaels quotes: Long after you've forgotten someone's voice, you can still remember the sound of their happiness or their sadness. You can feel it in your body. Long after you've forgotten someone's voice, you can still remember the sound of their happiness or their sadness. You can feel it in your body.
Anne Michaels quotes: I'm not being naive; I realise there's no such thing as a pure reading. But I'd rather keep myself as far out of it as I can. I'm not being naive; I realise there's no such thing as a pure reading. But I'd rather keep myself as far out of it as I can.
Anne Michaels quotes: If love wants you; if you've been melted down to stars, you will love with lungs and gills; with feathers and scales; with warm blood and cold. If love wants you; if you've been melted down to stars, you will love with lungs and gills; with feathers and scales; with warm blood and cold.
Anne Michaels quotes: It's not a person's depth you must discover, but their ascent. Find their path from depth to ascent. It's not a person's depth you must discover, but their ascent. Find their path from depth to ascent.
Anne Michaels quotes: Taffy is the color of toast and butter. Taffy is the color of toast and butter.
Anne Michaels quotes: Truth grows gradually in us, like a musician who plays a piece again and again until suddenly he hears it for the first time Truth grows gradually in us, like a musician who plays a piece again and again until suddenly he hears it for the first time
Anne Michaels quotes: Fiction allows you to embody certain ideas and give them an emotional reality. The characters allow you to get close viscerally to an idea. Fiction allows you to embody certain ideas and give them an emotional reality. The characters allow you to get close viscerally to an idea.
Anne Michaels quotes: Sometimes things work out differently than you expect, and sometimes that's when the best things happen. Sometimes things work out differently than you expect, and sometimes that's when the best things happen.
Anne Michaels quotes: History and memory share events; that is, they share time and space. Every moment is two moments. History and memory share events; that is, they share time and space. Every moment is two moments.
Anne Michaels quotes: I can't save a boy from a burning building. Instead he must save me from the attempt; he must jump to earth. I can't save a boy from a burning building. Instead he must save me from the attempt; he must jump to earth.
Anne Michaels quotes: The shadow past is shaped by everything that never happened. Invisible, it melts the present like rain through karst. The shadow past is shaped by everything that never happened. Invisible, it melts the present like rain through karst.
Anne Michaels quotes: The dead leave us starving with mouths full of love." from "Memoriam The dead leave us starving with mouths full of love." from "Memoriam
Anne Michaels quotes: Any given moment - no matter how casual, how ordinary - is poised, full of gaping life. Any given moment - no matter how casual, how ordinary - is poised, full of gaping life.
Anne Michaels quotes: I'm naive enough to think that love is always good no matter how long ago, no matter the circumstances. I'm naive enough to think that love is always good no matter how long ago, no matter the circumstances.
Anne Michaels quotes: There was no energy of a narrative in my family, not even the fervour of an elegy. There was no energy of a narrative in my family, not even the fervour of an elegy.
Anne Michaels quotes: Everything in this world is what has been left behind. Everything in this world is what has been left behind.
Anne Michaels quotes: Hold a book in your hand and you're a pilgrim at the gates of a new city. Hold a book in your hand and you're a pilgrim at the gates of a new city.
Anne Michaels quotes: Sometimes, all you must do is reach out your hand for something wonderful to happen. Sometimes, all you must do is reach out your hand for something wonderful to happen.
Anne Michaels quotes: Sometimes I can't look you in the eye; you're like a building that's burned out inside, with the outer wall still standing. Sometimes I can't look you in the eye; you're like a building that's burned out inside, with the outer wall still standing.
Anne Michaels quotes: Reading a poem in translation is like kissing a woman through a veil. Reading a poem in translation is like kissing a woman through a veil.
Anne Michaels quotes: I really believe we read differently when we know even the most banal facts of an author's life. I really believe we read differently when we know even the most banal facts of an author's life.
Anne Michaels quotes: Some stones are so heavy only silence helps you carry them! Some stones are so heavy only silence helps you carry them!
Anne Michaels quotes: Like other ghosts, she whispers; not for me to join her, but so that, when I'm close enough, she can push me back into the world. Like other ghosts, she whispers; not for me to join her, but so that, when I'm close enough, she can push me back into the world.