I am not a smart man, particularly, but one day, at long last, I stumbled from the dark woods of my own, and my family's, and my country's past, holding in my hands these truths: that love grows from the rich loam of forgiveness; that mongrels make good dogs; that the evidence of God exists in the roundness of things. This much, at least, I've figured out. I know this much is true.
("I Know This Much Is True")
More Quotes from Wally Lamb:Power, wrongly used, defeats the oppressor as well as the oppressed.
All the dead bolts, pulled shades and hidden knives in the world couldn't protect you from the truth.
That's the trouble with survival of the fittest, isn't it, Dominick? The corpse at your feet. That little inconvenience.
She's got a certain feisty charm for a racist. Not to mention all those great dead-animal stories.
Rosalie sat sideways in her chair, shaking from the laughter she was swallowing. I imagined myself drawing a gun from desk, taking aim, and killing her without so much as a quiver.
This was what could happen to you: you could end up this far from where you thought you were going.
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