Water For Elephants Quotes

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Sara Gruen
“When two people are meant to be together, they will be together. It's fate.”
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Sara Gruen
“ And then I laugh, because it's so ridiculous and so gorgeous and it's all I an do to not melt into a fit of giggles. So what if I'm ninety-three? So what if I'm ancient and cranky and my body's a wreck? If they're willing to accept me and my guilty conscience, why the hell shouldn't I run away with the circus?
It's like Charlie told the cop. For this old man, this IS home.”
Sara Gruen

Sara Gruen
“i meant what i said, and i said what i meant.”
Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants

Sara Gruen
“The whole thing's illusion, [Jacob], and there's nothing wrong with that. It's what people want from us. It's what they expect.”
sara gruen, Water for Elephants

Sara Gruen
“I look after those who look after me." He smacks his lips, stares at me, and adds, "I also look after those who don't." - Sara Gruen (Water for Elephants)”
Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants

Sara Gruen
“Life goes on with fragile normalcy.”
Sara Gruen

Sara Gruen
“Age is terrible thief. Just when you're getting the hang of life, it knocks your legs out from under you and stoops your back”
Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants

Sara Gruen
“You do right by me, I'll show you a life most suckers can't even dream of.”
Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants

Sara Gruen
“All right. Let's give you something to tell your grandkids about. Or great-grandkids. Or great-great-grandkids."
I snort with glee, delirious with excitement. Charlie winks and pours me another finger's worth of whiskey. Then, on second thought, he tips the bottle again.
I reach out and grab its neck. "Better not," I say. "Don't want to get tipsy and break a hip.”
Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants

Sara Gruen
“I am further back, surrounded on all sides by wailing men, their faces shiny with tears. Uncle Al promised three dollars and a bottle of Canadian whiskey to the man who puts on the best show. You've never seen such grief-- even the dogs were howling.”
Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants

Sara Gruen
“Estoy tan lleno de amor que se me desborda, que estallo.”
Sara Gruen (Author)

Nathan Reese Maher
“Cry no tears for us, my friend.” I pry at her fingers, panicking to be released in fear that she may drag me into death with her. She croaks again, “Lend no aches to the dreams of yesterday.”
From the corpse of Warren, his greyish gums smack from whatever goo has settled in his mouth, “Allow the tide sweep free the bay.”
Then together they sing in zombie choir, “And home the ships sailing send.”
Nathan Reese Maher

Sara Gruen
“It's hard to reconcile this August with the other one. and to be honest I don't try very hard. I've seen flashes of this August before-This brightness, this conviviality, this generosity of spirit-but I know what he's capable of, and I won't forget it. The others can believe what they like, but I don't believe for a second that this is the real August and the other an aberration And yet I can see how they might be fooled-”
Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants