You can't stop time. You can't capture light. You can only turn your face up and let it rain down.
("The Memory Keeper's Daughter")
More Quotes from Kim Edwards:Twin threads ran through her: fear and excitement.
In some deep place in her heart, Caroline had kept alive the silly romantic notion that somehow David Henry had once known her as no one else ever could. But it was not true. He had never even glimpsed her.
She had died at age twelve, and by now she was nothing but the memory of love-- nothing, now, but bones.
Paul, careening down the slide with his arms out flung, and Phoebe, present somehow through her absence.
He could hardly imagine anymore what his life would be without the weight of his hidden knowledge. He'd come to think of it as a kind of penance. It was self-destructive, he could see that, but that was the way things were. People smoked, they jumped out of airplanes, they drank too much and got into their cars and drove without seat belts.
The thing is, I used to like that: feeling special because I knew something no one else did. It's a kind of power, isn't it, knowing a secret? But lately I don't like it so much, knowing this. It's not really mine to know, is it?
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As a rule it usually takes three or four readings for me to be interested in a script, and if I'm interested I'll read it three or four times before I make a strong decision.
The humblest occupation has in it materials of discipline for the highest heaven.
Frederick William Robertson
So I think you have to marry for the right reasons, and marry the right person.