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Kate Morton quotes: He was a scribble of a man. He was a scribble of a man.
Kate Morton quotes: She's understood the power of stories. Their magical ability to refill the wounded part of people. She's understood the power of stories. Their magical ability to refill the wounded part of people.
Kate Morton quotes: Full of life and light; blissfully unaware of all the future had in store. Full of life and light; blissfully unaware of all the future had in store.
Kate Morton quotes: Ah, well. Life's too short for moderation, wouldn't you say? Ah, well. Life's too short for moderation, wouldn't you say?
Kate Morton quotes: As if I hadn't spent a lifetime pretending to forget. As if I hadn't spent a lifetime pretending to forget.
Kate Morton quotes: We are all victims of our human experience," Alice continued, "apt to view the present through the lens of our own past. We are all victims of our human experience," Alice continued, "apt to view the present through the lens of our own past.
Kate Morton quotes: It matters not, for she did not need her eyes to tell her who she was. She knew it by your love for her. It matters not, for she did not need her eyes to tell her who she was. She knew it by your love for her.
Kate Morton quotes: I am not a storyteller ... not like the others. I only have one tale to tell. I am not a storyteller ... not like the others. I only have one tale to tell.
Kate Morton quotes: Even if she loathes it. To do so would be akin to denying the existence of an awkward child. Even if she loathes it. To do so would be akin to denying the existence of an awkward child.
Kate Morton quotes: I can't imagine facing the end of the day without a story to drop into on my way towards sleep. I can't imagine facing the end of the day without a story to drop into on my way towards sleep.
Kate Morton quotes: Reading is one of life's great pleasures; talking about books keeps their worlds alive for longer. Reading is one of life's great pleasures; talking about books keeps their worlds alive for longer.
Kate Morton quotes: The Latter, I can tell, is added for my benefit. An assumption that the elderly cannot help but be impressed by the old fashioned. The Latter, I can tell, is added for my benefit. An assumption that the elderly cannot help but be impressed by the old fashioned.
Kate Morton quotes: People who'd led dull and blameless lives did not give thanks for second chances. People who'd led dull and blameless lives did not give thanks for second chances.
Kate Morton quotes: Loeanneth, so greedy and bold. She wondered Loeanneth, so greedy and bold. She wondered
Kate Morton quotes: Poisons are more my thing Poisons are more my thing
Kate Morton quotes: ...home is a magnet that lures back even its most abstracted children. But whether tomorrow or years from now, I cannot guess. ...home is a magnet that lures back even its most abstracted children. But whether tomorrow or years from now, I cannot guess.
Kate Morton quotes: The ease I had come to expect with him had evaporated, replaced by awkwardness, a confusing tendency towards wrong turns and misunderstandings The ease I had come to expect with him had evaporated, replaced by awkwardness, a confusing tendency towards wrong turns and misunderstandings
Kate Morton quotes: There was some part of me that never left that house. Rather, some part of the house that wouldn't leave me. There was some part of me that never left that house. Rather, some part of the house that wouldn't leave me.
Kate Morton quotes: shoes made soft, apologetic sounds. shoes made soft, apologetic sounds.
Kate Morton quotes: Make sure you write it all down, now. Everything you see and think and feel. Your voice is your own, it matters. Make sure you write it all down, now. Everything you see and think and feel. Your voice is your own, it matters.
Kate Morton quotes: Why did Hannah marry Teddy? Not because she loved him, but because she was prepared to love him. Why did Hannah marry Teddy? Not because she loved him, but because she was prepared to love him.
Kate Morton quotes: Youth is an arrogant place... Youth is an arrogant place...
Kate Morton quotes: The original fib was dreary enough, the additional biographical titbits positively inane. The original fib was dreary enough, the additional biographical titbits positively inane.
Kate Morton quotes: Boredom, as her mother had always told them, was a state to be pitied, the province of the witless. Boredom, as her mother had always told them, was a state to be pitied, the province of the witless.
Kate Morton quotes: That was the nature of history, of course: notional, partial, unknowable, a record made by the victors. That was the nature of history, of course: notional, partial, unknowable, a record made by the victors.
Kate Morton quotes: Better to lose oneself in action than to wither in despair. Better to lose oneself in action than to wither in despair.
Kate Morton quotes: When I was small, I always hid to read. I couldn't shake the feeling that because reading was so pleasurable, it must somehow be illicit. When I was small, I always hid to read. I couldn't shake the feeling that because reading was so pleasurable, it must somehow be illicit.
Kate Morton quotes: I should think less of myself if no one disliked me. I should think less of myself if no one disliked me.
Kate Morton quotes: Love makes people do cruel things Love makes people do cruel things
Kate Morton quotes: This was the power of the story weaver, Nell realized. An ability to conjure color so that all else seemed to fade. This was the power of the story weaver, Nell realized. An ability to conjure color so that all else seemed to fade.
Kate Morton quotes: Because desperate people cling to hope like sailors to their wreaks. Because desperate people cling to hope like sailors to their wreaks.
Kate Morton quotes: Sometimes 'feelings' aren't as airy-fairy as they seem. Sometimes they're just the product of observations we haven't realized we've been making. Sometimes 'feelings' aren't as airy-fairy as they seem. Sometimes they're just the product of observations we haven't realized we've been making.
Kate Morton quotes: no matter how hard a person ran, no matter how fresh the start they gave themselves, the past had a way of reaching across the years to catch them. no matter how hard a person ran, no matter how fresh the start they gave themselves, the past had a way of reaching across the years to catch them.
Kate Morton quotes: He would love her with a passion that both frightened and revived him, a desperation that made a mockery of his neat dreams for the future. He would love her with a passion that both frightened and revived him, a desperation that made a mockery of his neat dreams for the future.
Kate Morton quotes: There's a market for mysteries for adults. That feeling of opening a book and delving inside and not coming out until you've closed the book. There's a market for mysteries for adults. That feeling of opening a book and delving inside and not coming out until you've closed the book.
Kate Morton quotes: Life could be cruel enough these days without the truth making it worse. Life could be cruel enough these days without the truth making it worse.
Kate Morton quotes: Strange that in the day of tumult, it should be something so innocuous as a dribble of water that prompts a person to tears. Strange that in the day of tumult, it should be something so innocuous as a dribble of water that prompts a person to tears.
Kate Morton quotes: ALL HOUSES have hearts; hearts that have loved, hearts that have billowed with contentment, hearts that have been broken. ALL HOUSES have hearts; hearts that have loved, hearts that have billowed with contentment, hearts that have been broken.
Kate Morton quotes: The stretch of years leaves none unmarked: the blissful sense of youthful invincibility peels away and responsibility brings its weight to bear. The stretch of years leaves none unmarked: the blissful sense of youthful invincibility peels away and responsibility brings its weight to bear.
Kate Morton quotes: There was a lid for each pot, she'd told me often and soberly, and she thanked God she'd found her lid in my grandfather. There was a lid for each pot, she'd told me often and soberly, and she thanked God she'd found her lid in my grandfather.
Kate Morton quotes: Then lifted the book to my nose and breathed the ink in from its pages. The scent of possibilities. Then lifted the book to my nose and breathed the ink in from its pages. The scent of possibilities.
Kate Morton quotes: My thoughts swim. Back and forth, in and out, across the tides of history My thoughts swim. Back and forth, in and out, across the tides of history
Kate Morton quotes: When reason sleeps, the monsters of repression will emerge. When reason sleeps, the monsters of repression will emerge.
Kate Morton quotes: As an only child, Cassandra found the well-worn paths of sibling interaction fascinating and horrifying in equal parts. As an only child, Cassandra found the well-worn paths of sibling interaction fascinating and horrifying in equal parts.
Kate Morton quotes: They say everyone needs something to love. They say everyone needs something to love.
Kate Morton quotes: She had a way of speaking that eschewed intonation. It was a leveler, making the ordinary seem extraordinary and vice versa. She had a way of speaking that eschewed intonation. It was a leveler, making the ordinary seem extraordinary and vice versa.
Kate Morton quotes: A person never forgets the landscape of their childhood'. A person never forgets the landscape of their childhood'.
Kate Morton quotes: She's one of the few people able to look beyond the lines on my face to see the twenty-year-old who lives inside. She's one of the few people able to look beyond the lines on my face to see the twenty-year-old who lives inside.
Kate Morton quotes: Which fairy-tale princess ever chose her maid over her prince? Which fairy-tale princess ever chose her maid over her prince?
Kate Morton quotes: How bright such memories seem when the life they catalogue is threatened! Afterwards, How bright such memories seem when the life they catalogue is threatened! Afterwards,
Kate Morton quotes: A figment who'd slipped through the cracks of history and been forgotten. A figment who'd slipped through the cracks of history and been forgotten.
Kate Morton quotes: I understood somehow that certain images, certain sounds, could not be shared and could not be lost. I understood somehow that certain images, certain sounds, could not be shared and could not be lost.
Kate Morton quotes: They were young; time hadn't yet rubbed at them, polishing their differences and sharpening their opinions ... They were young; time hadn't yet rubbed at them, polishing their differences and sharpening their opinions ...
Kate Morton quotes: Creatures that grow up in the wilderness turn out wild. Creatures that grow up in the wilderness turn out wild.
Kate Morton quotes: It was safe to say that neither had ever known the other sort of love, the sort with fireworks and racing hearts and physical desires. It was safe to say that neither had ever known the other sort of love, the sort with fireworks and racing hearts and physical desires.
Kate Morton quotes: I'm just titivating our dinner. I'm just titivating our dinner.
Kate Morton quotes: Always remember, with a strong enough will, even the weak can wield great power. Always remember, with a strong enough will, even the weak can wield great power.
Kate Morton quotes: Lack of potatoes left a person's stomach growling, but absence of beauty hardened the soul. Lack of potatoes left a person's stomach growling, but absence of beauty hardened the soul.
Kate Morton quotes: But it is human, is it not, to long for that from which we are barred? But it is human, is it not, to long for that from which we are barred?
Kate Morton quotes: There was a pessimism in his soul, a darkness in his outlook, that always left her somehow more aware of hard edges than she had been before. There was a pessimism in his soul, a darkness in his outlook, that always left her somehow more aware of hard edges than she had been before.
Kate Morton quotes: It was not the first time I had been reminded of what happened at Riverton, to Robbie and the Hartford sisters. Once It was not the first time I had been reminded of what happened at Riverton, to Robbie and the Hartford sisters. Once