Barbara Kingsolver Quotes & Sayings (Page 3)

Barbara Kingsolver quotes and sayings page 3 (novelist). Here's quote # 21 through 30 out of the 68 we have.

Barbara Kingsolver Quotes
“To be hopeful, to embrace one possibility after another that is surely the basic instinct - crying out: High tide! Time to move out into the glorious debris. Time to take this life for what it is!”
Barbara Kingsolver Quotes
“It seems very safe to me to be surrounded by green growing things and water.”
Barbara Kingsolver Quotes
“The truth needs so little rehearsal.”
Barbara Kingsolver Quotes
“What you lose in blindness is the space around you, the place where you are, and without that you might not exist. You could be nowhere at all.”
“I think the most interesting parts of human experience might be the sparks that come from that sort of chipping flint of cultures rubbing against each other. And living on the border between Mexico and the U.S. for so many years gave me a lot of insight into that.”
“The important thing isn't the house. It's the ability to make it. You carry that in your brains and in your hands, wherever you go... It's one thing to carry your life wherever you go. Another thing to always go looking for it somewhere else.”
“You always need that spark of imagination. Sometimes I'm midway through a book before it happens. However, I don't wait for the muse to descend, I sit down every day and I work when I'm not delivering lambs on the farm.”
Barbara Kingsolver Quotes
“I love developing children as characters. Children rarely have important roles in literary fiction - they are usually defined as cute or precious, or they create a plot by being kidnapped or dying.”
Barbara Kingsolver Quotes
“Every time I step onto an airplane, I turn to the right and take a good, hard stare into the maw of the engine. I don't know what I'm looking for. I just do it.”
“I live in southern Appalachia, so I'm surrounded by people who work very hard for barely a living wage. It's particularly painful that people are working the farms their parents and grandparents worked but aren't living nearly as well.”

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