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Melanie Benjamin quotes: But oh my dear, I am tired of being Alice in Wonderland. Does it sound ungrateful? It is. Only I do get tired. But oh my dear, I am tired of being Alice in Wonderland. Does it sound ungrateful? It is. Only I do get tired.
Melanie Benjamin quotes: Why were there so many barriers between us, always? Barriers of clothing, of etiquette, of time and age and reason. Why were there so many barriers between us, always? Barriers of clothing, of etiquette, of time and age and reason.
Melanie Benjamin quotes: Despite all that I had taught, I had learned nothing about the world. Despite all that I had taught, I had learned nothing about the world.
Melanie Benjamin quotes: At times I couldn't recognize my own words, because I was still so often afraid in my life. At times I couldn't recognize my own words, because I was still so often afraid in my life.
Melanie Benjamin quotes: For I can think of no fate drearier than sitting at home ... for the rest of my life, watching all of you go off one by one. For I can think of no fate drearier than sitting at home ... for the rest of my life, watching all of you go off one by one.
Melanie Benjamin quotes: Would my son love me, when he was old enough to know what love meant?p 181 Would my son love me, when he was old enough to know what love meant?
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Melanie Benjamin quotes: Why, then, did I always feel as if his happiness was my responsibility? It wasn't fair for him to burden me with that. It had never been fair. Why, then, did I always feel as if his happiness was my responsibility? It wasn't fair for him to burden me with that. It had never been fair.
Melanie Benjamin quotes: Still, we all found it easier to love and admire him when he was gone. The Still, we all found it easier to love and admire him when he was gone. The
Melanie Benjamin quotes: Marriage breeds its own special brand of loneliness, and it's far more cruel. You miss more, because you've known more. Marriage breeds its own special brand of loneliness, and it's far more cruel. You miss more, because you've known more.
Melanie Benjamin quotes: It was her style, that indefinable asset. It was said that the others had style but Babe was style. It was her style, that indefinable asset. It was said that the others had style but Babe was style.
Melanie Benjamin quotes: There is always so much talk about the sins of the fathers but it is the sins of the mothers that are the most difficult to avoid repeating. There is always so much talk about the sins of the fathers but it is the sins of the mothers that are the most difficult to avoid repeating.
Melanie Benjamin quotes: Never would I allow my size to define me. Instead I would define it. Never would I allow my size to define me. Instead I would define it.
Melanie Benjamin quotes: I knew that no matter what I said, it would not be enough; when you're on the other side of the looking glass, nothing is as it seems. I knew that no matter what I said, it would not be enough; when you're on the other side of the looking glass, nothing is as it seems.
Melanie Benjamin quotes: The moment before he started to suspect that there were punishments for those who dared to dream so big, to fly so high. The moment before he started to suspect that there were punishments for those who dared to dream so big, to fly so high.
Melanie Benjamin quotes: What need was there for words, when we had just shared the sky? What need was there for words, when we had just shared the sky?
Melanie Benjamin quotes: I suppose at some point, we all have to decide which memories - real or otherwise - to hold on to, and which ones to let go. I suppose at some point, we all have to decide which memories - real or otherwise - to hold on to, and which ones to let go.
Melanie Benjamin quotes: Never before had I imagined leaving home, but that wasn't because of lack of desire, only lack of possibility. Never before had I imagined leaving home, but that wasn't because of lack of desire, only lack of possibility.
Melanie Benjamin quotes: All his smiles were just a little sad around the edges, as if he knew happiness never could last very long All his smiles were just a little sad around the edges, as if he knew happiness never could last very long
Melanie Benjamin quotes: Now there were no more stories to tell, to soothe, to comfort, to draw strangers close together; to link like hearts and minds. Now there were no more stories to tell, to soothe, to comfort, to draw strangers close together; to link like hearts and minds.
Melanie Benjamin quotes: Were we women always destined to appear as we were not, as long as we were standing next to our husbands? Were we women always destined to appear as we were not, as long as we were standing next to our husbands?
Melanie Benjamin quotes: I like to imagine the "what ifs" of history. I like to imagine the "what ifs" of history.
Melanie Benjamin quotes: Wonderland was all we had in common, after all; Wonderland was what was denied the two of us. I had denied him his; he had denied me mine. Wonderland was all we had in common, after all; Wonderland was what was denied the two of us. I had denied him his; he had denied me mine.