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Words, Wisdom, etc.

Welcome to Words, Wisdom, etc. – a collection of literary quotes. Here I hope you will find a kindred spirit or two. Continue scrolling to browse the latest quotes or search by keyword, author, title, or category using the search bar above.

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You can’t capture light. You can only turn your face up and let it rain down. – The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, Kim Edwards

Grief, it seemed, was a physical place. – The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, Kim Edwards

This was her life. Not the life she had once dreamed of, not a life her younger self would ever have imagined or desired, but the life she was living, with all its complexities. This was her life, built with care and attention, and it was good. – The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, Kim Edwards

She had been so young, so lonely and naïve, that she imagined herself as some sort of vessel to be filled up with love. But it wasn’t like that. The love was within her all the time, and its only renewal came from giving it away. – The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, Kim Edwards

After all these years, I feel so free. Who knows where I might fly? – The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, Kim Edwards

A moment was not a single moment at all, but rather an infinite number of different moments, depending on who was seeing things and how. – The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, Kim Edwards

Music is like you touch the pulse of the world. Music is always happening, and sometimes you get to touch it for a while, and when you do you know that everything’s connected to everything else. – The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, Kim Edwards

Anything can happen, any time. But what goes wrong is not your fault. You can’t spend the rest of your life tiptoeing around to try and avert disaster. It won’t work. You’ll just end up missing the life you have. – The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, Kim Edwards

Break all the rules. Blow everything up. The world doesn’t end. Amazing, but it really doesn’t. – The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, Kim Edwards

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