Barbara Kingsolver quotes about life

Good fiction creates empathy. A novel takes you somewhere and asks you to look through the eyes of another person, to live another life. ---->>>

Small change, small wonders - these are the currency of my endurance and ultimately of my life. ---->>>

The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.

The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.

Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run. The daily work - that goes on, it adds up. ---->>>

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! ---->>>

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. ---->>>

When you pick up a novel from the bed side table, you put down your own life at the same time and you become another person for the duration. ---->>>

Being a novelist and being a mother have exactly coincided in my life: the call from my agent saying that I had a contract for my first novel - that was on my answering phone message when I got back from the hospital with my first child. ---->>>

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