But she had felt since childhod that her life would n ot be ordinary. A moment would come- she would know it when she saw it- and everything would change.
("The Memory Keeper's Daughter")
More Quotes from Kim Edwards:Away from the bright motion of the party, she carried her sadness like a dark stone clenched in her palm.
All that sunny afternoon, traveling north and east, Caroline believed absolutely in the future. And why not? For if the worst had already happened to them in the eyes of the world, then surely, surely, it was the worst that they left behind them now.
She had died at age twelve, and by now she was nothing but the memory of love-- nothing, now, but bones.
He had handed his daughter to Caroline Gill and that act had led him here, years later, to this girl in motion of her own, this girl who had decided yes, a brief moment of release in the back of a car, in the room of a silent house, this girl who had stood up later, adjusting her clothes, with now knowledge of how that moment was already shaping her life.
I've been accused of trying too hard to rescue people
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That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way.
Just stop for a minute and you'll realize you're happy just being. I think it's the pursuit that screws up happiness. If we drop the pursuit, it's right here.
Do you think my mind is maturing late, or simply rotted early?