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“When you're in love, there's nothing that can embarrass or surprise you.”
Michael R French, Once Upon a Lie
“We must believe we are capable of transcending evil, of not needing to hide in the darkness or surrender to our basest fears.”
Michael R French, Once Upon a Lie
“A lot of men not only fear emotional pain, they are afraid to be transparent and vulnerable. To let an outsider even glimpse their confusion or suffering is a taboo that starts in adolescence and becomes more entrenched with adulthood.”
Michael R French, Why Men Fall Out of Love: What Every Woman Needs to Understand
“Your life can end at any time, and it can end more than once. But it can also begin more than once.”
Michael R French, The Reconstruction of Wilson Ryder
“Falling in love is more than infatuation. It is the need to feel whole, to feel safe, to be healed, to join together with someone, heart and soul.”
Michael R French, Why Men Fall Out of Love: What Every Woman Needs to Understand
“Falling in love is different for everyone.”
Michael R French
“Albert Einstein was never clear if he believed in time travel, but had he raised a toddler, he certainly would have.”
Michael R French, Once Upon a Lie
“If you spend long enough realizing a character in your book, congratulations, you've made a friend for life.”
Michael French
“In our ever-changing universe, lives collide, and, like runaway planets, we just keep going.”
Michael French, Once Upon a Lie
“Adversity does more than build character. It changes the way we see the world.”
Michael French
“A secret that has been buried too long, eating a hole in me, worms its way to the surface, like a swimmer who can't hold his breath any longer.”
Michael R French, Once Upon a Lie
“Rationality and calm self-determination were one of the great illusions of the universe... in the end, we were all ruled by our passions.”
Michael R French, Once Upon a Lie
“The liberation from ignorance and tyranny was a long war, because the oppressors always had the advantage. They smooth-talked the masses with lies and promises.”
Michael R French, Once Upon a Lie
“Racism is not simply about one man's irrational hatred of another but his self-hatred, doubting his own moral goodness and purpose.”
Michael R French, Once Upon a Lie
“In general men keep their internal lives–and their more complex emotions–closely guarded, because either they don't understand them or they are afraid of being betrayed by them.”
Michael R French, Why Men Fall Out of Love: What Every Woman Needs to Understand
“We are not strangers. It’s a lack of trust that keeps us separated.”
Michael R. French, Once Upon a Lie
“Faith is the ability to endure.”
Michael R. French, Once Upon a Lie
“Life brings only so much luck which when used up leaves you without a safety net.”
Michael R. French, Once Upon a Lie
“Racism and inequality are likened to a fungus which grows in dark places and is all the more poisonous because one cannot see it.”
Michael R. French, Once Upon a Lie
“What's real and what's not? People we meet in books--Holden Caulfield, Captain Ahab, Huckleberry Finn, Harry Potter, Bilbo and Gandalf and Frodo-- can become more memorable, and more important to us than people with birth certificates and drivers' licenses. Characters spawned in an author's imagination find a home inside us. They make our lives richer. They become our best friends. They never disappoint. And they never die.”
Michael R. French


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