Gail Caldwell Quotes

Top 23 wise famous quotes and sayings by Gail Caldwell

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Gail Caldwell quotes: I'd confused need with love and love with sacrifice. I'd confused need with love and love with sacrifice.
Gail Caldwell quotes: Like a starfish, the heart endures its amputation. Like a starfish, the heart endures its amputation.
Gail Caldwell quotes: Grief is what tells you who you are alone. Grief is what tells you who you are alone.
Gail Caldwell quotes: That sometimes the smartest person in the room is the one who says, "I have no idea. That sometimes the smartest person in the room is the one who says, "I have no idea.
Gail Caldwell quotes: My idea of a productive day, as both a child and an adult, was reading for hours and staring out the window. My idea of a productive day, as both a child and an adult, was reading for hours and staring out the window.
Gail Caldwell quotes: Gregarious hermit. I wanted the warmth of spontaneous connection and the freedom to be left alone. Gregarious hermit. I wanted the warmth of spontaneous connection and the freedom to be left alone.
Gail Caldwell quotes: That she was irreplaceable became a bittersweet loyalty: Her death was what I had now instead of her. That she was irreplaceable became a bittersweet loyalty: Her death was what I had now instead of her.
Gail Caldwell quotes: Maybe this is the point: to embrace the core sadness of life without toppling headlong into it, or assuming it will define your days. Maybe this is the point: to embrace the core sadness of life without toppling headlong into it, or assuming it will define your days.
Gail Caldwell quotes: What they never tell you about grief is that missing someone is the simple part. What they never tell you about grief is that missing someone is the simple part.
Gail Caldwell quotes: I know now that we never get over great losses; we absorb them, and they carve us into different, often kinder, creatures. I know now that we never get over great losses; we absorb them, and they carve us into different, often kinder, creatures.
Gail Caldwell quotes: The territory of grief ... is both cruel and commonplace. The territory of grief ... is both cruel and commonplace.
Gail Caldwell quotes: Death is a divorce nobody asked for; to live through it is to find a way to disengage from what you thought you couldn't stand to lose. Death is a divorce nobody asked for; to live through it is to find a way to disengage from what you thought you couldn't stand to lose.
Gail Caldwell quotes: The real trick is to let life, with all it's ordinary missteps and regrets, be consistently more mysterious and alluring then it's end. The real trick is to let life, with all it's ordinary missteps and regrets, be consistently more mysterious and alluring then it's end.
Gail Caldwell quotes: The flaw is the thing we love. The flaw is the thing we love.
Gail Caldwell quotes: The real hell of this," he told her, "is that you're going to get through it. The real hell of this," he told her, "is that you're going to get through it.
Gail Caldwell quotes: Grief doesn't necessarily make you noble. Sometimes it just makes you crazy, or primitive with fear ... Grief doesn't necessarily make you noble. Sometimes it just makes you crazy, or primitive with fear ...
Gail Caldwell quotes: We need imperfection in our relationships, else we would die from the thickness of intimacy. We need imperfection in our relationships, else we would die from the thickness of intimacy.
Gail Caldwell quotes: Hope in the beginning feels like such a violation of the loss, and yet without it we couldn't survive. Hope in the beginning feels like such a violation of the loss, and yet without it we couldn't survive.
Gail Caldwell quotes: Memory is both the curse of grief and the eventual talisman against it; what at first seems unbearable becomes the succor that can outlast pain. Memory is both the curse of grief and the eventual talisman against it; what at first seems unbearable becomes the succor that can outlast pain.
Gail Caldwell quotes: Scratch a fantasy and you'll find a nightmare. Scratch a fantasy and you'll find a nightmare.