The Storyteller Quotes

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Antonia Michaelis
“I can’t be forgiven so I am not asking you for forgiveness. We lost each other, and we will never find each other again.”
Antonia Michaelis, The Storyteller

Antonia Michaelis
“The words that I will have to find for that explanation will be sharp and they will hurt, much worse than the thorns of roses.”
Antonia Michaelis, The Storyteller

Antonia Michaelis
“She had taught herself how to knit, and for the mare's scarf - it was green - she had given herself the best grade possible. And ...'
'That's silly!' Micha giggled.
'Well, who is the cliff queen, you or me?' Abel asked. 'It isn't my fault if you're giving yourself grades!”
Antonia Michaelis, The Storyteller

Antonia Michaelis
“There are fewer answers in the world than questions, and if you ask me now why that is so, I must tell you that there is no answer to that question.”
Antonia Michaelis

Antonia Michaelis
“Anna took his hand to gauge the swelling. 'Let's at least put something cold around it. Frozen peas work pretty well.'
'Do I have to eat them?'
'No, you just have to inject them into a vein,' Anna said.”
Antonia Michaelis, The Storyteller

Antonia Michaelis
“Abel was brushing the snow off his parka while Micha was dancing around him, still balancing the plate of cookies, singing, 'We're staying, we're staying, we're staying overnight! We're drying! We're drying! We're drying on the line!”
Antonia Michaelis, The Storyteller

Jodi Picoult
“What must you break apart in order to bring a family close together? Bread, of course.”
Jodi Picoult, The Storyteller

Jodi Picoult
“a story will tell itself, when it’s ready”
Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult
“...but I used to think," Josef says quietly, "that there are some weeds that are just as beautiful as flowers."
(pg 134)”
Jodi Picoult, The Storyteller

Jodi Picoult
“There are all sorts of losses people suffer- from the small to the large. You can lose your car keys, your glasses, your virginity. You can lose your head, you can lose your heart, you can lose your mind. You can relinquish your home to move into assisted living, or have a child move overseas, or see a spouse vanish into dementia. Loss is more than just death, and grief is the gray shape-shifter of emotion.”
Jodi Picoult, The Storyteller

Jodi Picoult
“Any military man will tell you that the way to pull two divided groups together is to give them a common enemy. This is what Hitler did, when he came to power in 1933 as chancellor.”
Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult
“He knows what will upset me before it even happens and like a superhero, bends the track of the runaway train before it strikes.”
Jodi Picoult